Back in January, we introduced our 2021 project--an urban infill project consisting of an existing turn of the century Victorian home that had previously been given the 90's pop top makeover in the form of a "witch's hat." Having been used as a vertically stacked duplex for years, we began our transformation by updating the exterior forms and simplifying the massing...which meant the "witch's hat" had to go. For the existing photos and renderings, read the blog post here.
Replacing the "witch's hat" with a clean gable on the second floor provides spectacular views to Bear Peak. Gutting the interior and returning it to a single family home resulted in a gracious open floor plan with modern amenities. A modern steel staircase with butcher block treads provides a visual and physical connection to the second story of the Victorian.
Zoned for multiple lots, a new structure was dropped into the adjacent yard. This new three bedroom unit with a third floor office and roof deck/kitchen with sweeping views of the Flatirons functions as the white Victorian's modern counterpart clad in sleek black stained rainscreen. A stair tower with 20' of glazing houses a modern steel and oak spiral staircase up to the rooftop deck.
For additional photos, visit our portfolio page here.