A truley unique two unit property designed, built and developed in-house by Zack | de Vito this courtyard compound consists of an extensively remodeled two story home set deep on a sunny lot with a new, ground-up three story home built at the front of the lot creating a shared garden between. Steelhouse 1+2 reference each other in design and feel, sharing similar qualities and materials like the use of steel detailing or cladding seen on the interior and exterior.
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Inspired by a standard city RH-2 parcel with a modest cottage positioned at the back of the lot on the popular Church Street corridor, this talented team immediately recognized the potential. While lot coverage of this sort cannot be created on vacant land, this existing dwelling was ripe for change.
SteelHouse1and2 took several years to plan as it was quite challenging to design two unique, freestanding condominiums on a single lot that still maintained their own individual identity. With only a 25-foot-wide lot to work with, both homes make the most of the size and come together to share a common courtyard, which marks the entries for both residences.
The brand-new SteelHouse1 occupies the front part of the lot and comes complete with a bold, modern facade that’s clad in corten steel, fiber cement siding, and stucco. The 1518-square-foot townhouse contains three bedrooms, two full baths, and an open, light-filled living area.
Zack | de Vito designs livable, buildable, sustainable and award winning single-family, multi-family and high-rise residences.