SCHEME № 3: REAR ADDITION DESIGN
"Muddy Shoes"
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 OVERALL DESIGN SOLUTION                                                                        

Before: 2 bed, 1 bath bungalow
After: 2 bed, 1 bath bungalow w/ remodeled kitchen and new adjacent family/mudroom & deck

​Do you find yourself wishing for a more functional entry to your bungalow, with room to store shoes and coats, or wipe dirty paws? Add a rear addition to create a family room adjacent to the kitchen, mudroom entry, and a better connection to the exterior with a deck for outdoor entertaining off of the addition. Also included in this design scheme is a remodeled kitchen within its original footprint, with modern amenities for your family.

 

          Exterior Alterations      ​

  • Add rear addition with crawl space below

  • Add rear deck with steps to yard

  • Add covered side entry
     

Meet CBA Design Guidelines to maintain your membership:
 
  • Erect rear addition to match the original building in materials, scale, colors and details​

  • Match window openings, trim, eaves and other details as closely as possible to the original building

Exterior Plans

Exterior 3D Renderings

System Upgrades​

Heating

  • Add radiators to the rear addition off of the existing boiler
     

Electrical

          Interior Alterations   ​

First floor (footprint altered)

  • Add rear addition to provide more first floor space and better connection to the exterior, including:

    • Side mudroom entry

    • Family room

  • Add deck off the addition with steps to yard, leaving plenty of room for yard space

  • Remodel kitchen within original footprint:

    • Open up to rear addition

    • Add counter space with stair access to attic eliminated

    • New cabinets, appliances and modern amenities
       

New staircase to second floor (for future build-out)​​

  • Change access from kitchen to dining room

    • Widen stairs to meet Chicago Building Code requirements​
       

Second floor

  • Attic to remain unfinished
     

Basement

  • To remain unfinished with new crawl space below rear addition​

 

Interior Plans

Interior 3D Renderings

 

          Project Cost Estimate​

Rear Addition

Total Square Footage: 13' x 17.5' = 227.5ft² / Cost per Square Foot: $235-285

Includes rear addition, side mudroom entry, family room and new radiators off of the existing boiler

$53-65k

Back Deck

Total Square Footage: 6' x 18' = 108ft² / Cost per Square Foot: $100

Includes deck off the addition with steps to yard

$10.8k

Kitchen

Remodel kitchen to provide modern amenities and open it up to rear addition

$25-40k

Staircase

New staircase to second floor 

$8-12k

Electrical

Possible increase in electrical service

$2.5k

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