Before & After: A Contemporary Renovation Brings Coastal Views and Indoor/Outdoor Living

Before & After: A Contemporary Renovation Brings Coastal Views and Indoor/Outdoor Living

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo
A 1960s home in San Diego is updated and transformed with expansive windows and sliding patio doors.

A "prime location and a spectacular view" was what initially attracted this California family to the Plum Street House—a midcentury property located near San Diego’s scenic Point Loma with stunning views of the skyline. Originally built in the 1960s, the family saw the property’s ultimate potential, but realized that it needed considerable updates in order to meet the needs of their active, modern lifestyle. Luckily, they were introduced to Will & Fotsch Architects, Inc., an experienced California firm that only accepts new clients via referrals. The family and the firm quickly hit it off, granting the architect a creative license to renovate their 3,700-square-foot home.

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