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3rd Street Landmark Restoration

3rd Street Landmark Restoration
Santa Monica, CA
2,500 SF Remodel
This 1906 classic landmark home was completely gutted, raised and restored to:

- Improve floor plan: An exterior staircase was removed and replaced with an interior staircase and the second floor attic space was converted into spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath sleeping quarters.

- Improve energy efficiency: Walls, floors and ceilings were insulated, windows replaced and better heating equipment installed.

- Reduce water needs: The plumbing was modernized low-flow fixtures and appliances were installed.

- Replace toxic materials with non-toxic materials

- Improve structural integrity: The house was raised in order to pour a new continuous footing, shear walls were installed and the entire house was brought up to current codes.

- Restore to original period: After years of remodeling, an effort was made to use only turn of the century details and fixtures.

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