An Addition to a 1955 Modern Home Maximizes Views of the San Francisco Bay

An Addition to a 1955 Modern Home Maximizes Views of the San Francisco Bay

By Eleni Andris
A new master suite at the Teaberry Residence by Cary Bernstein Architect realizes the full potential of a site in Tiburon, California.

In 2012, a home with a water view wasn’t even on Chris and Laura Porter’s wishlist. The couple didn’t think they could find one within their budget in Marin County, California. So when a realtor showed them a 1955 modern house on a forested two-acre lot in Tiburon, facing the San Francisco Bay, they were sold. "It feels like you’re in Tahoe," says Chris of the site, which has easy access to sea kayaking and cycling loops.

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