Krisana Park Renovation

Denver, Colorado
Location
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Type
  • Midcentury
  • We've always been intrigued by mid-century modern architecture and have enjoyed exploring the homes in Krisana Park and Arapahoe Acres. As luck would have it, we were able to purchase a mid-century home in Krisana Park (Denver). This home is part of an enclave of 175 mid-century moderns inspired by the Eichler style of homes in California. The neighborhood was developed by H.B. Wolff from 1954-1957, supposedly on an alfafa field.

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    Simple landscape of grasses and beds by HS Group who also lives in the Krisana Park Neighborhood. Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio Photo  of Krisana Park Renovation modern home

    Simple landscape of grasses and beds by HS Group who also lives in the Krisana Park Neighborhood. Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio

    Our home architectural studio sits right inside this rear patio. Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio Photo 2 of Krisana Park Renovation modern home

    Our home architectural studio sits right inside this rear patio. Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio

    Side patios on Krisana Park homes were originally called lanai - we used regular concrete but before it was cured, power washed the top for a sand texture. Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio Photo 3 of Krisana Park Renovation modern home

    Side patios on Krisana Park homes were originally called lanai - we used regular concrete but before it was cured, power washed the top for a sand texture. Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio

    Custom fabricated steel & Ipe gate, trim, and window wall. Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio Photo 4 of Krisana Park Renovation modern home

    Custom fabricated steel & Ipe gate, trim, and window wall. Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio

    Custom milled clear cedar siding - similar to original Eichler inspired ship-lap redwood used on these homes.  Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio Photo 5 of Krisana Park Renovation modern home

    Custom milled clear cedar siding - similar to original Eichler inspired ship-lap redwood used on these homes. Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio

    We added more glass to the front facade, however it is still sensitive to the original slot & trapizoidal clerestory windows. Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio Photo 6 of Krisana Park Renovation modern home

    We added more glass to the front facade, however it is still sensitive to the original slot & trapizoidal clerestory windows. Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio

    Deep covered rear patio for protecting the house from the western sun in Colorado.  Partial trellis to let some filtered light in. Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio Photo 7 of Krisana Park Renovation modern home

    Deep covered rear patio for protecting the house from the western sun in Colorado. Partial trellis to let some filtered light in. Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio

    The large patio is broken up with Fijian mahogany flush deck off the master suite. Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio Photo 8 of Krisana Park Renovation modern home

    The large patio is broken up with Fijian mahogany flush deck off the master suite. Krisana Park, Denver, CO Cadence Design Studio