Nor does he plan to redo the ceiling. "People see the acoustical ceiling and say, 'Oh! Cottage cheese ceiling,'" he says. "Actually, at night when the lamps are on, it adds some texture and shadow to the ceiling, which is very interesting to me."
Photos: David Toerge
• Evergreen Commons, in the unincorporated community of Arden Arcade, near American River College, occupies several quiet streets south of Winding Way, including Edison Way, Terra Vista Way, Cool Court, and Sesame Street.