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"Ravine Homes"- lots of them are on Mercer Island-

Ravine Homes- There are lots of them on Mercer Island- and I've designed more than a few of these homes on our hilly rock out in the middle of Lake Washington.

Ravine Homes- There are lots of them on Mercer Island- and I've designed more than a few of these homes on our hilly rock out in the middle of Lake Washington.

 

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Jerry Gropp Architect AIA May 18, 2012 at 10:31 PM
While so-called "Spec Builders" have built quite a few of the homes on our Mercer Island, the most interesting ones are usually custom homes that are often found on our many MI hillsides. Many of my home design commissions were for these beautiful but steeply sloping situations. Jerry
Jerry Gropp Architect AIA May 30, 2012 at 11:25 PM
. Mercer Island has always been a challenge to build upon. Perhaps that's why it has attracted those families who like the different and varied homes of all sizes we have here. J-
Jerry Gropp Architect AIA June 18, 2012 at 09:54 PM
. Reading my earlier Comment, I'm convinced Mercer Island's highly varied topography is what saves it from being overrun by Spec Builders. It also makes it a more interesting place to live- & design Custom Homes. I've designed a large number- and may well do more although remodelling is a large part of what I do now. Neighbors do call on me to make their homes fit their lifestyle better. J-

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