Thoughtful Architecture on Solitude Creek
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At Home with Robert Clark
A Garden Aspiring to be Art
La Cuchara | Chic Basque Dining

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  • Thoughtful Architecture on Solitude Creek

    By Kymberly Taylor  |  Photography by Anice Hoachlander   This modern home on Solitude Creek in St. Michaels designed by architect Robert M. Gurney, FAIA, has won many prestigious awards. Yet, it is composed of very simple things: light, void, the square. These basic elements captivated Gurney early in his career, when he designed one of his first homes, a basic clapboard in Sherwood Forest in Annapolis. Two hundred and fifty local, regional and national.
  • At Home with Robert Clark

    By Carol Sorgen  |  Photography by Oleg March   Robert Clark considers himself the most fortunate of men. His “dream job” as president and CEO of Historic Annapolis follows a successful career as a securities and marketing executive with E. F. Hutton, Paine Webber and UBS Wealth Management. And when he’s not in his office at Historic Annapolis’s new headquarters at Brice House on East Street, he enjoys the lifestyle that downtown Annapolis affords him,.
  • A Garden Aspiring to be Art

    By Robert Haywood  |  Photography courtesy of The Getty Center   When I was a Getty Scholar at the Getty Center in 2004–5, I looked out every day at the spectacular garden designed by artist Robert Irwin and even had a chance to go on a tour of the garden with Irwin himself. It is surely among the most stunning landscape projects in the United States. The garden is part of the Getty Center, which.
  • Robert’s Picks: November/December 2016

      1.  Get your family involved in creating your own wreath and holiday decorations. You can start by enrolling in a wreath workshop at Historic London Town and Gardens on December 3, 2016. For details, visit historiclondontown.org. 2.  You can also sign up to make wreaths at the Boxwood Wreath Workshop at the historic Hammond-Harwood House, or you can purchase a traditional boxwood wreath at their holiday sale. To learn more, visit hammondharwoodhouse.org. 3.  Handel’s Messiah, composed.
  • La Cuchara | Chic Basque Dining

    By Christine Fillat  |  Photography by Janet Kahoe and John Mount   The quest for great food takes us to unexpected places, down less traveled roads, across bridges, over quick rivers. Nestled between the Light Rail and the Jones Falls in the Baltimore Meadow Mill building that once housed a London Fog factory, is an homage to the food of the Basque region. Chef Ben Lefenfeld, co-owner with his wife, Amy, and his brother, Jacob,.
  • Robert’s Picks: September/October 2016

      1.  The reward of living in the Annapolis area is that we have so many extraordinary cultural opportunities available to us. At the National Gallery of Art, you have a chance to see the work of Barbara Kruger, a provocative contemporary feminist artist who has had enormous influence on the definition art from the late 1980s to the present. Her work often combines text and image, with black and white photographs overlaid with assertive.
  • Shore Dining at The Narrows

    By Christine Fillat  |  Photography Courtesy of The Narrows Restaurant   If you want to give your houseguests a taste of the Eastern Shore consider The Narrows in Grasonville. This waterfront restaurant is pretty and open with a relaxing vibe. Tables line up on the enclosed porch for a never-ending show outside. The panorama is of marine traffic: sailboats and working boats as they motor through the narrow waterway connecting the Chester River to the.
  • Love Travels to a Nantucket-Style Home on the Severn

    By Carol Sorgen  |  Photography by David Burroughs When a couple from Ohio realized that their two grown sons, who now have families of their own, were making their permanent homes in Maryland, they followed, too. Certainly, they could fly in and visit but there is nothing quite like living in the same town and watching one’s grandkids grow up.  Many mature couples put down roots and find it hard to make changes. Or if.
  • Rare St. Helena Island Historic Home

    By Kymberly Taylor  |  Photography courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (Select photography courtesy of Geoffrey Hodgdon) One of the region’s rarest estates is on the market: a Palladian-style Federal-period mansion situated on St. Helena Island overlooking Little Round Bay near Annapolis. Listed by Carol Snyder, of Carol Snyder Group of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, for $3.35 million, the residence was built in 1929 by Paul Burnett, a wealthy Baltimore lawyer and insurance executive. With its graceful five-part.
  • Architectural Treasure on Holly Beach Farm

    By Kymberly Taylor  |  Photography courtesy of TTR Sotheby's International Realty Historic Annapolis is full of significant architecture. However, there are many once-famous properties privately owned and virtually forgotten. One of these is Holly Beach Farm, a “Chesapeake treasure” and overlooked Classic Colonial Revival mansion in Annapolis, according to architect Chip Bohl of Bohl Architects of Annapolis, New York and Los Angeles. The waterfront estate is for sale, listed by Marc Fleisher of TTR Sotheby’s.

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