Tower Grove South Mid-Century Home Sees Transformation (3855 McDonald)

Tower Grove South Mid-Century Home Sees Transformation (3855 McDonald)

A small, circa 1954 mid-century infill home located at 3855 McDonald in Tower Grove South has seen a vast transformation with a $125,000 second floor addition (by owners Charles Closser and John Simpson). The formerly one-story, 850 square foot home now clocks in at over 2,000 square feet with the addition of a second story. Its height and massing is now more similar to its early 20th Century neighboring structures.

Below is a before-and-after view:

3855 McDonald before_after

The site is located within the Tower Grove Heights National Register Historic District, which offers rehabilitation incentives for qualified properties, but contains no regulations as to design standards for additions or new construction.

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Click here to view the real estate listing while it is still active.


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