October 17-19: Preservation North Carolina’s 2018 Annual Conference will be held this year in Wrightsville Beach/Wilmington with the theme “Preservation + Innovation.” This year's conference will explore the ways entrepreneurs, architects, builders, chefs, restaurateurs, brewers, and preservationists are establishing their new ideas in old buildings.
We are excited to see this project come to life! The Old Clayton Town Hall building was built in 1925 and was once the "heart of the town." It housed municipal offices, the library, courthouse, fire department, police department, and a small jail. The building was heavily utilized throughout most of the remaining twentieth century, but has been vacant for a number of years following the relocation of the municipal offices.
After a few years in the works, Pizza Times has opened the doors! This project is an extension of the Raleigh Times kitchen. The kitchen actually wraps around the block- Pizza Times is located on Wilmington Street. Takeout only!
We designed the Durham brewery and taproom on the corner of Roxboro and Dillard. This was an adaptive reuse project— the existing building was a former wholesale store and warehouse. The new space features a large open bar/ seating area inside and an outdoor deck & gathering space for extra seating and games.
Lots of progress is being made over at 2808 Wilmington St. The interior has been opened up, and will soon be ready for cars to pull in one of the two 22' doors for upholstery work. Construction should be complete in the coming months.
Weaver Street Market is moving into the existing Dillon North shell space. We are adding fun mezzanines inside and outside, for dining pleasure. We are still in the process of obtaining permits, however, construction is set to begin in March. The store will open in July.
Barrique is a wine bar located in downtown Goldsboro. The historical building will now house a restaurant, with wine tasting offerings, downstairs and an upstairs bar. We are midway through construction—the projected opening is set for May.
A few of us recently toured the Raleigh Rescue Mission, a local shelter that houses and serves homeless individuals. It was inspiring to see how many people this organization accommodates on a daily basis through the service of meals and emergency shelter. ...
In early November, a group from Staunton, Virginia visited Raleigh to check out our local co-working scene to gain some inspiration for their proposed co-working space, Staunton Innovation Hub. We began the tour at the original HQ Raleigh space, located at 310 S Harrington Street, which Maurer Architecture completed in 2013. ...
Work is underway! Following a successful express permit review, Rufty Peedin has begun demolition at 2808 Wilmington St. This former grocery store, that was once a church, then a school, will now be transformed into an auto upholstery shop. ...
The historic Lutterloh Building in downtown Sanford, built in the early 1900s, will soon undergo construction. The building owners held a 'pre-construction' party on Friday, October 13th (very fitting, we thought!) so that curious locals could walk through and experience the building in its 'before' state ...
Progress is being made at the Norris Heartt House Restoration project. The porch, roof and bays have now been completed. The new columns and balustrade match the existing porch elements on the north elevation ...
Built in 1926, the Panther Branch Rosenwald School is one out of five of the remaining twenty-one constructed in Wake County between 1919 and 1928. We began work on this project back in 2013, and are continuing to make progress!
The John Street Properties were submitted as a nomination for the NC Main Street Center— 2017 Best Adaptive Reuse Project. The nomination was submitted by the Goldsboro Downtown Development office due to its significance in the betterment of Downtown Goldsboro.
We have a friendly new face in the Maurer office. Annika Wilcox, an NC State graduate student of sociology, will be conducting weekly observations at our office in order to fulfill a key requirement for a field research methods course.
Charlotte's newest brewery, Resident Culture, is now open in the Plaza Midwood neighborhood. The 14,000 square foot space was designed with an open area concept that flows through from indoors to outdoors. We incorporated many glass windows and overhead doors to achieve this feel.
We've teamed up with Weiss Architecture in Austin, TX to provide architecture services to thisupcoming Raleigh project. With 21 current locations, Alamo Drafthouse will make a new home in Raleigh toward the end of 2017.
Progress has come a long way on our 1407 South Bloodworth project. Space A is now complete and the studio spaces are full.
HQ Raleigh officially opened its doors inside the newly renovated, historic Capital Club building on July 1 in downtown Raleigh. The Maurer team is proud to have led this renovation. HQ Raleigh now occupies the top five floors of the building—leasable office suites and meeting spaces are now available on floors 8-11 and the 12th floor houses a 4,000 ballroom used for private events and weddings.