Source: Homes The fairfax County Times May 7-13, 2008
A remodeler converts a 1950s split-level home
By John Byrd SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After completing a seven month tour in Iraq with the Marines, Mike Paigo returned to the Northern Virginia home he had shared with his single mother, Elisa. The duplex — consisting of Elisa’s three-bedroom primary residence and an attached studio Mike had occupied before enlisting — offered mother and son both family togetherness and privacy.
“My late parents originally lived in the studio,” Elisa recalls. “But since Mike was planning to get married, he and his wife, Bonnie, wanted to remake the space into something of their own.”…<Read More>