Evanston Residence #1
Roost Builders purchased this house with the intent of tearing it down and building a new home from scratch. Though the house was in terrible shape and part of the foundation had sunk 12 inches into the ground from water damage, the old wood was in beautiful shape, the structure allowed for an open-concept layout, and beautiful cedar shake shingles were preserved under the vinyl siding. We wanted to give the old house a modern feel by remodeling the porch, accentuating its clean, straight lines, and extending it up to be a second-floor walkout from the primary suite. The house was redesigned to have three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms with an optional laundry area on the first floor that the current owners have converted into a bar!