Posts made in November, 2018

Roaring Gap Attic Addition

Roaring Gap Attic Addition

Sometimes our smallest projects are our biggest successes. This shed dormer attic addition certainly fits that mould. The owners approached us to help them redesign a cramped attic bathroom and try to gain some additional storage space. When the design was complete, we were able to create two full bathrooms, expand a very small bedroom and renovate the existing attic bunk room. The results were far beyond the expectations.

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Historic Reeves Theater

Historic Reeves Theater

​The Reeves Theater was originally opened as a 700-seat art-deco movie theater in 1941. It was fully operational until 1973, and later reopened as the Elk Twin until 1994.  By then, the Reeves interior and façade were in desperate need of repair.  In 2013, Debbie Carson and Chris Groner purchased the Reeves, and hired West Depot Architecture to oversee the upcoming renovations to this awesome historic structure. The renovations included the addition of a green room, a fiddle silhouette-shaped stage, a new balcony, commercial kitchen, bar and cafe. Thanks to a generous grant from the North...

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Chronicle Mill

Chronicle Mill

Chronicle Mill was originally constructed in 1902 on a 6-1/2 acre site along the Norfolk Southern Railroad line in historic downtown Belmont, NC. West Depot Architecture was approached by Metrocology, out of Beaufort, SC, to partner on the redevelopment of this fantastic site. Respecting the mill’s historic and architectural value, the owners decided to make it the cornerstone of a vibrant, eclectic center of commerce and entertainment for downtown Belmont, NC. Portions of the building still retain the original heart pine decking, maple floors, timber beam structure and exposed brick walls....

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A Lowcountry Cottage

A Lowcountry Cottage

  This was one of the first houses I had the pleasure of working on in Beaufort, SC over 15 years ago. This started out as a 1,600 SF two-story cottage on a gorgeous lot at the end of a small island close to town. The property recently went on the market, and I was glad to get a glimpse of how timeless it has remained. The lot features have grown into what we had hoped and live oaks are still thriving....

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