Adaptive Reuse

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Smith Seeds Apartments

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An adaptive reuse and historic renovation of a seed warehouse and store, built around 1898 in the tobacco warehouse district of downtown Danville, Virginia.  The 37,000 SF space is zoned for mixed-use residential and commercial.  The building contains 20 residential units and 3 commercial spaces for offices, retail, and restaurant potential.

Popkin Tavern

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Located on the southeast corner of Jefferson and Broad Streets, yeilding three sides of windows, Popkin Furniture made for an ideal adaptive reuse project.  Cornerstone Architects developed a boutique bar and grill themed restaurant.  The upper floors, once furniture showrooms and storage, were converted to apartments.  As a Historic Preservation project, we received a great deal [...]

Design Forum

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This 3,985 SF renovation of the former home to Emrick Chevrolet offered a unique opportunity.  We implemented innovative design solutions by pairing original architectural features with new industrial elements that reflect the client's image.  An emphasis was put on minimizing waste and pollution by utilizing existing elements, selecting earth-friendly materials and employing systems that lower [...]