New amenities were added to the exclusive Pacific Ridge residential community in Newport Coast.
Work included a new gate house at the main entrance into the development, a recreation center, hardscape, and landscape. The highly detailed house and gate system include natural stones, large wood doors, wrought iron gates, and decorated windows.
The recreation center features a swimming pool, a wading pool, a pump room, showers, changing rooms, and restrooms. The whole area includes an outdoor barbecue, an outdoor fireplace, and a spa.
All components of the project were carefully considered, including utilizing different types of ledger stones from Montana, integral-colored concrete, walls and curbs, copper flashings and gutters, and custom ornamental iron.
The biggest challenge was coordinating the work of various consultants and trades and accommodating inspectors while working on a tight schedule during the start of the rainy season.
Location: Newport Coast, CA
Client: The Irvine Company
Completion Date: June 2004
Size: Gate House 182 SF - Recreation Center 1,730 SF
Project Manager: Gene Wilson, DBIA