2017 Gertrude S. Carraway Award of Merit

Daniels and Daniels Construction Co., Inc. was awarded the 2017 Gertrude S. Carraway Award of Merit for the restoration and reuse of the Goldsboro Drug Company Building. The award will be presented as a part of Preservation North Carolina’s Annual Conference in Charlotte on Friday, September 29th at 11:00 AM. The recognition will be held at McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square, located at 345 N. College Street. 

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NOW OPEN: Resident Culture Brewing

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. The front wall, that was once an interior space, was pulled back to create an open patio. Following suit with the open concept, the brewery is not enclosed from the taproom and beer is served directly from the brite tanks. See below for before and after project photos: 


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COMING SOON: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema + Anchorlight

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema — Coming late 2017

Movies. Drinks. Dinner. ...all under one roof

We've teamed up with Weiss Architecture in Austin, TX to provide architecture services to this upcoming Raleigh project. With 21 current locations, Alamo Drafthouse will make a new home in Raleigh toward the end of 2017. The new location will neighbor downtown on New Bern Avenue in a building that previously housed Winn Dixie. Alamo Drafthouse attributes its high quality viewing experience to a wide variety of films, craft beer and handcrafted cocktail selection, and quality service. See below for before and current pictures of this project: 

Before — January 2017

Before — January 2017

Progress — June 2017

Progress — June 2017

Progress — August 2017

Progress — August 2017




Progress has come a long way on our 1407 South Bloodworth project. Space A is now complete and the studio spaces are full. Space B is also complete and is now home to artist Jason Craighead. Space C (shown below) will be used as additional maker/studio space for Anchorlight, "an interdisciplinary creative space, founded with the intent of fostering artists and small businesses." 

We currently have building permits, framing has begun and the new slab has been poured. 

Update: The C.O. has been obtained and tenants will begin moving in later this month. 

1407 C — Before 

1407 C — Before 

1407 C — Current Progress 

1407 C — Current Progress 

1407 C — Current Progress

1407 C — Current Progress

1407 C — Current Progress

1407 C — Current Progress

HQ Raleigh at Historic Capital Club Building

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. 

Congratulations Craig!

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.

Sir Walter Coffee is Open for Business!

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!



Join our team!

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.

New Space for HQ Raleigh

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. 

Lustron House Event!

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!

Visit http://rhdc.org/lustron for more info!

Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lustron-house-movie-tickets-29077525662

The N&O covered the event here!  Check it out!




We are THANKful!

Maurer Architecture is proud of the work we do with our development partners, and we love to see them get the credit that is their due...check out the link to Raleigh Public Record's list of the city's developers to be thankful for this holiday.  As always, we appreciate their continued efforts to preserve so many of Raleigh's historic buildings and the places we love to call home.





Hops for Hope... Round Two!

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 and Hops for Hope!

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! 


Maurer Architecture will lead historic Norris-Heartt House restoration!

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.  

More to come!!!



Dixie Trail Renovation

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.