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Hill Construction Co. Selected for Historic Renovation of La Jolla’s Wisteria Cottage
The iconic Wisteria Cottage, home to the La Jolla Historical Society, will be restored and renovated to museum quality exhibition space by Hill Construction Co. of La Jolla.
By: Hill Construction Company
“Over the years, Wisteria Cottage has experienced a number of small patchwork renovations and repairs,”
Other than restoring the original entrance from the front to the side of the building, changes to the Wisteria Cottage won’t be obvious from the street.
“From an exterior viewpoint, nothing can change,”
Wisteria Cottage was built in 1904 and briefly occupied by the Seaman family before being sold to E. Virginia Scripps, half-sister of La Jolla philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps. After Virginia’
“We are extremely pleased to have Hill Construction as our general contractor,” said Heath Fox, executive director of the La Jolla Historical Society. “They bring a great deal of professional expertise and construction management experience to a project that requires special care and handling because of the historic aspect of the building and the public dimension of our organization.”
Site work has begun and completion is expected by spring of 2014.
Hill Construction Co. was founded as a family owned construction company in 1975 and has since restored, renovated and remodeled dozens of historic structures throughout San Diego and La Jolla.
“Our goal is to work with property owners to preserve the aesthetics and integrity of the original architecture while enhancing value and restoring the space to its highest and best use,” said Hill.
The company is headquartered at 2204 Garnet Avenue in San Diego. For more information call 858-272-2975 or visit www.hillconstructioncompany.com.