The Whitney Mixed-Use building sits in the heart of La Jolla Shores just three blocks from La Jolla Shores beach. The building was inspired by, and showcases the elegant design, attention to proportion and scale, modernism, and simplicity of architect Irving Gill. The commercially-zoned infill building thoughtfully maximized allowable density by replacing a single-story 1950’s era duplex. The building eloquently breaks up its mass with cream-white stucco, vertical landscaping, and graceful arches complimented with locally handcrafted steel forged windows, pivoting doors, and Juliet balcony railings by Maiden Steel. The building’s overall appearance shows clean lines, simplicity, and functionality while capturing the breezes, sunlight, and views of the village of La Jolla Shores. Using geometric shapes, flat roofs, and smooth surfaces creates a contemporary yet timeless look. The three-story mixed-use building contains two luxury full-floor three-bedroom and three-and-a-half bath residences. Upon exiting the elevator that opens into each home’s living room, you immediately notice the floor-to-ceiling Fleetwood sliding doors that seamlessly flow to the residence’s ocean-view, private, glass-railed, sun-drenched patios. The two large homes are over a street-level boutique market/restaurant, all built above an underground 7-car garage accessed by a private car lift.
2202 - 2206 Avenida de la Playa
Playa Grande, LLC
Robert Whitney email@example.com
Martin Architecture & Rick Vandervort