Gessner Residence, Princeton

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    Adjacent to a large public park in Princeton,  this existing single story home expansion creates: additional ground floor family space; a full second floor; and an attic. The design opens up park views from important living spaces.  The first floor addition provides: a new entry; mudroom; and an expanded dining area.  The added second floor includes: two  bedrooms; a bathroom; a laundry room; and a master bedroom suite.  The master suite’s covered outdoor balcony offers great views of Princeton Ridge to the west.   Generous open space  on the third floor is suitable for: play area; a study; or just storage.  Small square windows  sparkle under the roof overhang at night, along with the lantern-like window composition facing the park.