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LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

Eyesore cottages likely to be restored soon

Restoration on the Red Roost and Red Rest cottages — located at 1187 and 1179 Coast Blvd. — is probably less than a year from starting.

“I know people are curious and I don’t want everyone’s hopes to get high,” said the architect charged with handling the work, who would only comment anonymously, “but in less than a year — could be less than six months — you’re going to have the story of a lifetime.”

For now, the old roof tarps — tossed over the cottages when a previous owner decided not to repair or maintain them — have been removed and will be replaced with new ones. This is not part of the future work, the...

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