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Kippels and Thompson Minneapolis, Minnesota

Our clients asked for nothing less than a whole-house transformation. We kept the siding, but changed the trim, added brackets to sagging eaves, specified new roofing and repainted the entire house. We finished off by opening up the existing three-season porch to take back the street. We used stone piers, wooden columns and a broad, shallow arch to transform this house from a recluse to a social butterfly.

Design by Eric Odor with Steven Buetow and Chris Bubser.
Construction by Flynn Construction.
Photographs by Chuck Keeler, Jr.

Publications
On the Porch: Creating Your Place to Watch the World Go By, by James M. Crisp, Taunton Press, 2007
“Hidden Potential,” Cottage Living, June 2006

Awards
AIA Minnesota/StarTribune Home of the Month, 2004
AIA Minnesota/MplsStPaul Magazine RAVE Award 2004
Five ROMAs, Remodeler of Merit Awards, 2004

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