Adaptive Reuse

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Manchester Pie Factory

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Historic Rehabilitation of a 19,000 SF industrial building for mixed-use.  We carefully converted this abandoned factory into a combination of office and residential spaces.  Commercial offices occupy the first floor, and house companies of various sizes (from one-man operations to small and medium-sized businesses) with meeting, conferencing, and public space needs.  The top floor is [...]

Beale’s Brewery & BBQ

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This adaptive reuse project involved the conversion of a furniture factory for use as a brewery and barbeque restaurant. Our services included field measuring, documentation of the existing conditions, coordination of structural work, bringing the building up to code, submitting plans to the Department of Historic Resources (DHR), and assembling a permit set of the [...]

The Belvidere at Broad

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We were approached to create a local bar and restaurant with a "classic, upscale" feel.  Working with a limited budget and footprint in a gentrifying area, a successful balance was struck between gastronomic exclusivity and an appropriate low-key feel.

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 [...]