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Real Estate - February 24, 2017

Adding some Aloha

Sharon Heights townhouse remodel infused with owner's love of Hawaii

by Susan Golovin

After Eric Brandenburg bought a dated, dark townhouse in the Sharon Heights neighborhood of Menlo Park, he proceeded with plans to convert it into a comfortable home for himself and his teen twins. This ultimately involved taking the place down to the studs. But the condominium's homeowners' association regulations meant the facade had to remain unchanged.

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Susan Golovin is a freelance writer for the Weekly. She can be emailed at


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