VITAE VITAE is located at 531 Bernard St. here with a future address of 1940 Vitae Pl.

COSTA MESA, CA—KTGY Architecture + Planning has designed thousands of small-lot homes, including more than 900 developed under the Los Angeles Small Lot Ordinance, which the firm helped to formulate with the City of Los Angeles, KTGY principal Alan Scales tells A leader in small-lot home design, the firm has designed approximately 150 small-lot homes for builder Planet Home Living including 10 contemporary-styled small-lot homes in Los Angeles’ popular Silver Lake neighborhood, called COVO, and the first phase of a new limited collection of 20 homes here in Costa Mesa, CA, called VITAE.

The VITAE collection is located approximately a quarter mile from the Triangle, which offers shops, restaurants and bars, plus a cinema, gym, nightclub and bowling alley. VITAE is a community of detached, single-family residences. The homes strike an ideal balance for home buyers who seek spacious, eco-friendly living that is easy to care for and close to where they work and play.

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Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on and a contributor to Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.

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