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.
The porch and bays have a new foundation constructed with original brick, and the framing went up on the east elevation this week! We are thrilled to see the beautiful new windows installed and trim work beginning. More to come!
Preservation NC featured our very own Craig Bethel in their Spring 2017 newsletter! Craig and Julie Sikes have been involved with the moving and rehabilitation of the historic Schaffer House in the Prince Hall Historic District downtown.
Downtown's newest community based coffee barista bar, tea house and bottle shop is officially OPEN! Located at 145 E Davie St. in the ground floor of the Edison Lofts, Sir Walter Coffee is serving up your favorite beverage seven days a week! Check out their Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter for the latest, or better yet go see for yourselves. Well done Sarle & team!
Our latest brewery project is under construction in Charlotte! Resident Culture, located in Plaza Midwood, will open this spring. The taproom will be a lively neighborhood hangout, and the brewery will focus on fresh hoppy beers with a unique barrel aging program.
We are currently seeking to fill an available position with a talented and energetic individual with 3-5 years experience. Projects will include adaptive reuse, historic renovation, new commercial, and housing.
HQ Raleigh is expanding! The group will be moving into the top five floors of downtown Raleigh's historic Capital Club Building, and our team is proud to be heading up the renovation. The 8th-11th floors will be used as office suites and meeting space, and the ballroom on the 12th floor will be used for collaborative work space and lounge seating.
Did you know Raleigh has a long lost Lustron House? Raleigh Historic Development Commission and NC Modernist Houses are teaming up to host the screening of documentary film Lustron: The House America's Been Waiting For with panel discussion to follow. Learn about these pre-fab steel kit houses made post WWII in the response to shortage of housing for GIs, and how you can help to save our city's last remaining Lustron and see it restored!
Our most recent project in downtown Raleigh is making headlines! The 116-year old Martin Street building is part of the Moore Square Historic District, and plans were just approved by the Raleigh Historic Development Commission a few weeks ago.
Guess what? We have TWO teams competing at this year's Hops for Hope event. This week Maurer Architecture and Atlantec Engineers visited Trophy Brewing to build our team cask.
Hops for Hope is an event to benefit Children's Flight of Hope, a non-profit organization providing air transportation for children in need of medical care. We are proud to support their cause, and look forward to tasting some fun beers at the event!
This October 1st event is open to the public, and tickets are on sale now. Visit trianglehops4hope.org for more information.
The 'BrewBuild' team met at Trophy Brewing Co. to build our signature beer using a Trophy base beer and adding some unique flavor components to the cask. We are excited to taste the final product!
Maurer Architecture is pairing up with Empire Properties and Gizmo Brew Works to create an original cask of beer! We are proud to be a part of Hops for Hope, the second annual fundraising event that pairs corporate teams with local breweries to create and drink beer! On October 1st, participants will showcase their creations to more than 500 attendees at the Contemporary Art Museum of Raleigh in an epic beer festival and competition for bragging rights. Tickets are on sale now! For more information visithttp://trianglehops4hope.org/
Proceeds from the event and team fundraising benefit Children’s Flight of Hope, a 501(c)(3) organization that provides air transportation for children to access medical care. This is a great event for a great cause!
The 'Master Your Craft' team met at Gizmo Brew Works to get a brewing education and experiment with different flavor combinations to create our signature beer. We started with a Gizmo base and mixed in a few special ingredients to set it off! After much sampling, science, trial and error, and cheers, we came away with a warm, fuzzy feeling and a great cask of beer!
The Player's Retreat kitchen renovation is complete! With a whirlwind twelve weeks start to finish and just in time for NC State students' return, the renovation ensures that the PR will be cookin' for many years to come. The full menu is back and we are ready for it! Congratulations to the PR family, and cheers!
We are so pumped! One of the twelve State government-owned historic homes in the Blount St. Historic Overlay District up for sale will be a restoration project undertaken by Maurer Architecture! The offer for the sale of the Norris-Heartt House was approved by the North Carolina Council of State on July 12, 2016... check out the article in the Triangle Business Journal for some additional background information, link below.
A full renovation is underway on Dixie Trail in Raleigh. This 1954 ranch has been gutted, ceilings removed, and the original 50's kitchen demolished. Simple yet significant plan changes will transform the existing choppy layout into a sensible and open home. The central dividing wall has been removed in the living room providing a bright and open living, dining, and kitchen area.
The Durham Hotel was honored as a finalist in the Lifestyle Hotel category at the 12th Annual Hospitality Design Awards this year. What an achievement! Congratulations to The Durham Hotel team, and to all of those recognized by this prestigious award.
Hospitality Design Magazine hosts the HD Awards, which recognize some of the highest achievements in international hospitality design. Nearly 540 projects were submitted this year across 20 categories, which range from Luxury/Upscale Hotel, Sustainable Project, Lifestyle Hotel, and Casual Restaurant.
This lovely two-story historic building is undergoing thorough renovations, expected to be completed later this year.
On the first floor the storefront will be repaired and the space will be ready for a commercial tenant to move in, with new ADA toilet rooms, a storage area, and the existing historic stairs to remain.
Upstairs the former office space will be converted to a 3-bedroom apartment, with the historic skylights and many of the original walls to remain.
This year marks the 10th Anniversary of the relocation of All Saints Chapel, which was built in 1874 for the Church of the Good Shepherd.
10 years ago the building was threatened by demolition, but was instead moved to its present day location on S. East Street and restored to its former glory as a beautiful and open gathering space. Maurer Architecture handled the move and restoration which included the digging of a new basement and a full interior renovation.
Demo is currently underway at 707 N. West Street! Acoustic ceiling tiles have been removed, wall partitions were torn down, and the existing carpet has been pulled up. The wood ceiling structure will get cleaned up and remain exposed, and the existing concrete floors will be refinished. We are thrilled with the progress so far and are looking forward to seeing the space come together.