The Johnson Residence

The Johnson Residence is a multi-family duplex located in a suburb of New Orleans called Midcity.

Project Size:  4,250sf

Location:  New Orleans, Louisiana

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Untouched since Hurricane Katrina, the residence was in desperate need of repair and restoration. Due to the home’s location within the Historic Urban Two-Family Residential District, a historic renovation took place in order to preserve the existing historical architecture of the. An open concept was created on the first floor towards the rear of the house where the kitchen and living spaces are housed. The original building was a ‘shotgun-style’ configuration, in order to mitigate the walk- thru bedrooms, the back side of the second story was widened on either side of the second floor with a cantilever in order to create a hallway that connects all of the bedrooms on the second story. The residence was expanded into a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath within each unit with the addition of a laundry room and a back porch. The Kitchen and living area feature an open floor plan was created toward the rear of the house, while keeping the front entry rooms and stairs untouched. The project was completed in 2016.