1906 Venice cottage gets a modern update
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( Ken Hively / Los Angeles Times )
By Debra Prinzing
The exterior is classic California bungalow: beveled siding, wood-trimmed windows, cheery gabled roof. But inside the Venice house, owners David and Jennifer Ritch have updated the 1906 cottage with clean lines, an open floor plan and modern furnishings. How does one meld early California architecture with the modern attitude and design preferences of a contemporary couple?
Step inside the entry gate and find out. …