Before & After: An Enlivened DC Residence Now Channels California Cool

Once overlooked and overgrown, this 1962 home now features sunlit rooms and thoughtful outdoor spaces.

Scott Satin and Marilyn Kitzes were frustrated: While they dreamed of renovating a midcentury-modern house, their beloved neighborhood in Washington, DC—which they were loath to abandon—was dominated by colonial and Arts-and-Crafts-style homes.

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Jessica Dailey
Dwell Contributor
Jessica Dailey is a Brooklyn-based editor, writer, and content strategist interested in where and how people live.