Wanting a place that would provide extra income and could one day become a residence for her mother and/or herself, Patricia contacted New Avenue about adding a one-bedroom accessory dwelling to her property in Berkeley. There were a few things that were very important to Patricia. She wanted to preserve the trees on the property.
Oakland residents Michele and Steve decided to add to their current home. Their plan was to create an addition or accessory dwelling unit that could be lease to short- or long-term renters. In the long term, it would be a space they could move into themselves. To prevent surprise problems down the road, Michele and
One San Francisco family recently came to New Avenue for a major remodel of their three-story home. With two growing children, the family needed to add more closet space and an additional bathtub. They also wanted to update their home by making better use of the space and upgrading the fixtures throughout the second and
Karla and Martin wanted to increase the space in their existing home, bringing the total number of bedrooms in their San Mateo house to four. Their New Avenue partner architect designed an addition that would include a spacious master suite and a new family room. A dining area was also included in the design. The
When Toni and Jessica needed a comfortable, nearby place for their aging mother, they decided to build one for her in their backyard. It’s a smart decision; they would be able to care for their mom and give her the independence and private space she deserved. Since they were converting their garage, Toni and Jessica
A family in Livermore approached New Avenue with the goal of adding an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) to their existing property. They wanted a one-room, one-bath living space for the owner’s parents. With an eye toward efficiency, they opted for an open studio that could do double duty as a living area and sleeping quarters.
Marian, a homeowner in Berkeley, needed more space for her mother, who had recently moved in with her. Too give the family plenty of room, she approached New Avenue for help in adding a one-bedroom, one-bath unit to the back of her existing two-story home. Because the first floor of the house sits above ground
Scott, a homeowner in Danville, wanted to add to his existing property to give himself a comfortable living space that he could continue to use for many years. New Avenue’s partner architect designed a two-story addition for Scott to enjoy. Upstairs, the addition has a master bedroom and bathroom. Downstairs is a great room with