## A single-family home from the 1950s is now a rental complex and a vision of California’s future.
Margie Coats in front of her home in the Clairemont neighborhood of San Diego.
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A Very Different California
The Clairemont neighborhood in 2021. Roger Kisby for The New York Times
Buildings Are Cropping Up in San Diego Backyards
Building applications for accessory dwelling units in San Diego from 2018 through 2020, by ZIP code
The Bloody Shirt
Delivering Apartments on a Truck
The accessory dwelling unit at 5120 Baxter Street. Sandy Huffaker for The New York Times
Neighbors for a Better San Diego
A lawn sign opposing additional dwelling units in the neighborhood. Sandy Huffaker for The New York Times