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Shorewood Board of Appeals Approval – Property Line Construction

Legal Nonconformity Hoffmans Architecture recently received a Shorewood Board of Appeals (BOA) approval, to remodel and expand an existing nonconforming structure located in three zoning, side and back, setback areas including a lot line demising wall. The approval utilized the Special Exception criteria under the Village’s ordinance [...]

Whitefish Bay Architectural Review Commission Approval – Palisades

Palisades Hoffmans Architecture recently received a Whitefish Bay Architectural Review Commission (ARC) approval, without conditions of approval, for a 2nd story addition to an existing 1950’s residence. The approval followed our guidelines for a successful ARC approval, which can be found in the Home Building Resources section of [...]

Evergreen Highway

Evergreen Highway Residence This property is located on Old Evergreen Highway, overlooking the mighty Columbia River in Vancouver, WA. From the house’s elevated location, it has expansive views of the Columbia River, the Portland skyline and the Tualatin Mountains northwest of Portland. The design was created around [...]

Klode Park Warming House

Klode Park Warming House  The Klode Park Warming House design is not a solution but rather a starting point for community discussion regarding the needs and benefits of a new multipurpose year-round structure(s) at the park. Contact Us For more of our work, click [...]


Ad Hoc Residential Teardown/Rebuild Review Committee On December 18, 2017, the Whitefish Bay Village board approved the creation of an Ad Hoc Residential Teardown/Rebuild Review Committee. The first meeting will be on January 15 at 5pm before the Village board meeting at 6pm. The impetus to create this committee came from citizen concerns [...]


IS YOUR HOUSE PROPERLY INSULATED? Over the last year, I’ve been asked by several do-it-yourselfers how to prevent either interior condensation or external ice damming from occurring at their homes. Most of these issues are located around second-floor bathrooms, which are rooms that have elevated concentrations of interior moisture and Wintertime heat. Inevitably, [...]