Built to blend.
Project Style: Craftsman
Size: 3 bedrooms; 3.5 bathrooms; Duplex; 3,000 sq. ft.
It can be a daunting task to remain distinctive while blending in to your surroundings. Such is the task of a new home in an Historic Preservation District. This duplex succeeds on all levels, pleasing the client, neighbors and neighborhood, as well as the Architectural Review Commission.
Challenges & Points of Interest:
No matter how you slice it, home construction is not invisible. Once started you definitely have a presence in a neighborhood for several months. The trick on this project was to try to remain on schedule and budget while working within the confines of a busy, densely populated 1920’s neighborhood complete with narrow streets, limited parking, extensive foot traffic, and all under the watchful eyes of concerned residents plus a Review Board. Perseverance led to success.