Then & Now: A Basement Transformed
Architect: SPIRE Architecture
Custom Builder: TailorCraft Builders
Photography: Geoffrey Hodgdon
Sanctum on the Point
Architect: Purple Cherry Architects
Custom Builder: Bayview Builders
Photography: David Burroughs
Architect: HapstakDemetriou+
Custom Builder: Winchester Construction
Photography: Neill Roan

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  • Robert’s Picks: Performing Arts for the Holidays

      Annapolis Opera presents Arias & Encores at Calvary United Methodist Church. Dec 3, 3 p.m. A mix of favorite arias and duets from opera and musical theater performed by some of Annapolis Opera’s favorite female singers. For tickets: Annapolis Shakespeare Company presents Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Nov 25 thru Dec 31. Adapted by Sally Boyett and Directed by Donald Hicken. Ticket website for ALL events: Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Series, Nov 17.
  • Solitude

    By Kymberly Taylor | Photography by Neill Roan   There is a simple beauty to a country farm, a calmness to its weathered sheds, coops and barns. Architect Olvia Demetriou FAIA employed these iconic quiet forms when designing a get-away for clients who sought the solace of solitude, a place to exchange cell phones and flat screens for fox, deer and eagles. Initially, Chris Niemczewski and Elise Hoffmann wanted a romantic one-bedroom weekend home overlooking.
  • Sanctum on the Point

    By Jessica Shelton | Photography by David Burroughs   Usually, a move involves a change of scenery: new neighbors, landmarks, ways of being. But after 24 years in the Annapolis Roads Community, Rod and Robin Jabin didn’t want to leave their beloved street. The family business, Bert Jabin Yacht Yard, was just a short drive away and Lyon Drive, where they had raised their two children, had so much history. So when a house five.
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    Then & Now: A Basement Transformed

    By Robert Haywood | Photography by Geoffrey Hodgdon BEFORE Basements are often a place where we put things that we want out of sight and mind. They also are used as playrooms to keep active children and their toys away from main floor living spaces. Then there is the homeowner who treats the basement as another floor, making it a full living space in its own right. That’s the case with these Davidsonville homeowners who.
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    Design Talk: Technology in the Kitchen

    By Tracy McGuinness, AKBD Designer, Kitchen Encounters Photograph courtesy Harmoni Kitchens   Evolving technology is a fact of modern life. And no room in the house has been more impacted by technological change than the kitchen. Innovations only a few generations ago transformed the process of meal preparation from endless hours of physical drudgery to modern convenience. Appliances we now take for granted saved significant time and effort. Just imagine feeding a family without the.
  • The Lords Baltimore Visit Annapolis

    By Virginia K. Adams, Ph.D. | Images courtesy of The Enoch Pratt Free Library     2nd Lord Baltimore, Cecil Calvert (1606-1675) If you have not visited the historic Maryland State House recently, a trip is worth your while. Full-length portraits of the six Lords Baltimore now hang in the rotunda and the grand staircase. Painted from life by court painters in England between about 1630 and 1765, they form a rare historic and artistic.
  • Museums Around the World: The Peggy Guggenheim Museum on the Grand Canal in Venice

    By Robert Haywood Peggy Guggenheim at her home in Venice, 1961. If you travel to Venice, make sure you visit the Peggy Guggenheim Museum on the Grand Canal. The elegant home houses the art collection of Peggy Guggenheim (1989-1979). Born into the wealthy Guggenheim family in New York City, she was the daughter of Benjamin Guggenheim, who died when the Titanic sank in 1912. With the roughly $2.5 million inheritance she received in 1919 at.
  • Robert’s Picks | September/October 2017

    Photograph by Geoffrey Hodgdon   1. The  St. Michaels Concours d’Elegance, a show of incredibly elegant classic automobiles, is Sunday, September 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The show, open to the public, is held on the waterfront lawn of the Inn at Perry Cabin by Belmond and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. The night before, on September 23, there is a VIP cocktail reception and dinner for ticket holders at the Inn, which.
  • A Symphony of Design

    The URL you entered is not a .mp3 file.Celebrating the Annapolis Symphony By Jessica Shelton  |  Photography by Geoffrey Hodgdon Styling by Richard Anuszkiewicz  |  Produced by Robert Haywood     If this residence, in the Wardour neighborhood of Annapolis, were a symphony, it would be Mozart’s 39th in E flat major, known for both its grandeur and symmetry. According to a concertgoer in 1792, the opening movement was “so majestic that it surprised even the most insensitive listener and non-expert.” So too,.
  • Artistic Flair on the Severn

    By Kymberly Taylor  •  Photography by Jennifer Hughes   Before Kim and Mark McVicker began their redecorating journey, their home’s personality ranged from traditional to casual modern. Art was not in the equation. Kim did not care much for the art she knew about—the neatly framed oil paintings that hung in her parents’ house. How did she get from that staid home to her current one, filled with artistic flair and pulsing with light and.

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