the “White Trim Syndrome”

There's a whole lot more to designing homes.



Mercer Island and lots of other nice places are being
overrun by “Spec Builders” producing these oversize
boxes with their wide white trim. Other touches are
the tapered posts, pasted-on river rock. While fronts
are abundantly adorned, both sides and the back are
usually left plain- except for some wide white trim. J-

Build a big box, drop in stock windows, white trim, serve. Homes are the expensive places we raise our families, spend our quality time. This may well involve building from the ground up– or remodeling an existing home- I’m now retired after doing a lot of both- here & elsewhere. J- 



Residential Design- new and/or remodeling
Jerry Gropp Architect AIA
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7620 SE 72nd Street 
Mercer Island, WA
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