Goldsboro Drug Company

Goldsboro NC, 2016 

The former home to the Goldsboro Drug Company was built in 1885. Our work on the building included a full facade restoration and a new floor plan which provides restaurant seating downstairs and transforms the previous second story storage area into two new residential units. This project was selected as the recipient of the 2017 Gertrude S. Carraway Award of Merit from Preservation of North Carolina. 

Next Glass & Untappd

Wilmington NC, 2015

The historic Todd's Building in downtown Wilmington is the new home to tech companies Next Glass and Untappd.  The main showstopper in this historic renovation is the custom-fabricated steel staircase in the lobby. The new work area includes a bright open work space and glass-walled private conference rooms.

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. 

Edgerton Lofts

Goldsboro NC, 2013

This tax-credit project in historic downtown Goldsboro involved the renovation of second floor offices into residential units. All historic doors and windows were either re-used or incorporated into the new design. 

115 S. Third Street

Smithfield NC, 2012

This project included the full renovation of two buildings in the heart of the Smithfield Historic District. The was awarded a North Carolina Main Street Award.

The Addison Lofts

Durham NC, 2010

This three-story building was constructed in the 1920's and is a contributing structure to the Downtown Durham Historic District. It is a tax credit project which has been renovated to house retail at the street level with office space and nine apartment units above. 

Norwood House

Raleigh NC, 2007

Built around 1877 for Sheriff J.M. Norwood, this 1,600 sq ft historic renovation and relocation project utilized historic tax credits for commercial use. Located in downtown Raleigh near City Market, the Norwood House was home to the offices of Maurer Architecture from 1996 to 2008. This project received the Anthemion Award from Capital Area Preservation and the Sir Walter Award for Community Appearance. 

105 S. Third Street

Smithfield NC, 2007

Constructed in 1900, this two-story brick building was originally used as a general store. After sitting vacant for nearly 25 years, the facade and interior have now been fully restored as an office and residence. The project was recognized with an NC Main Street Award for Historic Preservation. 

Carolina Trust Building

Raleigh NC, 2006

Constructed in 1902, this was one of the first office buildings in downtown Raleigh and was the original home of the Carolina Trust Bank. The scope of the project includes a new storefront, shell design for assembly on the first floor and basement and an infill addition to house a new elevator, stair shaft, and additional office space. The project received the Anthemion Award from Capital Area Preservation. 

Masonic Lodge

Smithfield NC, 2006

The historic Smithfield Masonic Lodge, which was built in 1857, has stood vacant for many years after withstanding a relocation and fire. The building now rests on a new foundation at its current location. The interior of the 2,000 building features original hardwood floors. The second floor of the Lodge features a barrel vault ceiling that spans the full length of the building.

Maurer Architecture has restored the 150 year old building to its 1917 form by removing any unoriginal elements, such as interior walls, wainscotting, entryways and fixtures.

Inside Out

Wendell NC, 2001

This 9,200 square foot historic commercial building has been restored to meet the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Rehabilitation and to utilize historic tax credits. The renovated two-story structure houses retail and office tenants, and features a rooftop patio.

Capital Department Store

Smithfield NC, 2001

This 4,200 square foot historic building was renovated according to the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Rehabilitation and utilized historic tax credits for commercial and retail use.