Storage Savvy Renovation in Emeryville

Storage Savvy Renovation in Emeryville

By Jordan Kushins / Photos by Drew Kelly
Persistence paid off for this California couple who worked overtime for two years to tackle their all-in-one loft renovation.

In 2007, Lynda and Peter Benoit bought a 1,100-square-foot unit in the historic Besler Building, a former steam-engine factory in Emeryville, California. The San Francisco Bay Area loft was suffering from a case of poor planning; a previous owner had broken up the open area with an ill-conceived elevated storage space directly over the entryway.

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