Death and Taxes
Raleigh NC, 2015
Built in 1909, this historic building was originally home to the HJ Brown Coffin House, and later the Raleigh Industrial Bank. James Goodnight purchased the property in 2012, and Maurer Architecture began the three year design and renovation process. The building was recently completed, and is now home to a restaurant, bar, and event space. Death and Taxes was awarded a Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Historic Preservation.
The Durham at The Durham Hotel
Durham NC, 2015
Originally constructed in 1968, the former bank building's unique form is easily recognizable in the Durham landscape. Housed on the main floor and rooftop is The Durham: a restaurant, coffee shop, rooftop bar, and private event space.
Raleigh NC, 2014
Formerly home to Fisher Foods, this building was designed by Frank Simpson in 1951.
It is now the commissary kitchen for Ashley Christensen's restaurants. The building provides much needed office, cooking, and prep space to support the downtown eateries.
Raleigh NC, 2012
Located in Raleigh, this project involved a full renovation of an existing building. The former office building was transformed into a full-service catering business featuring a commercial kitchen, open work space, and offices.
Bull City Burger & Brewery
Durham NC, 2010
This restaurant and brewery is located in historic downtown Durham. The building includes a large brewery, taproom, and restaurant space.
Busy Bee Cafe
Raleigh NC, 2010
Built in the 1880's this historic building was carefully restored to become a restaurant in downtown Raleigh. The state of the building required a fully re-built facade as well as new kitchen, dining, and bar space. Busy Bee Cafe was awarded the Anthemion Award by Capital Area Preservation.