Make Room for Daddy (and Mom)

Russell, Donna Andrews
June 2007
Louisville Magazine;Jun2007, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p66
The article presents information on how Kentucky resident Pat Palmer extended her house to accommodate her aging parents. It is stated that blending the addition with the existing house was a real challenge. It is reported that though the construction of a one-story addition to a two-story house was difficult, it matched the original structure due to careful design and plan.


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