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Saint Michaels, Maryland | 4/3.1 | $2,195,000 7310 Hambleton Drive “Kinderhaven” sited on 4 acres with 360 ft. of protected shoreline on San Domingo Creek in St Michael’s. Builder’s custom home features main level owner’s suite, den, 3 car garage.
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Edgewater, Maryland | 4/4.1 | $1,799,000 182 Southdown Road Hidden waterfront gem in Southdown Shores with panoramic views of Beards Creek. Open floor plan with well-appointed details. Great outdoor decking area, dock with slip.
Crownsville, Maryland | 6/6 | $1,185,000 625 Brookstone Drive 6,700 sq. ft. on 2+ acres. Gourmet kitchen, master suite, 2-story foyer. Lower level has theater room, gym, kitchen, bedroom. Private lot backs to 110 acres of forest reserve.
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On the Cover: Interior from “A Breeze Blows Through It.” Photography by Julia Heine.
A Breeze Blows Through It
Prevailing winds drive the design of this Eastern Shore haven.
Framing the View
Learn how to select the perfect windows for your home.
Remodel on the Bay A small cottage in Shady Side expands to welcome big waterfront views.
Repurposing with Design Kagan Law Group transforms a corner of West Street in Annapolis.
The Arts Change Everything: Performing Arts in Annapolis
Preserving Spa Creek: Small Changes, Big Impacts
The Scene | Grand Opening Kagan Law Group
The Scene | An Annapolis Grand Opening for TTR Sotheby’s International Realty
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PUBLISHERS’ LETTER This issue is all about the water. Water connects us to primal beauty, wonder and people. We may meet these people while boating and entertaining, or observe them from afar paddle boarding and yachting across the Bay under full sail or anchoring in a quiet cove. We are fortunate to have so much water surrounding the land mass that is greater Annapolis and also flowing through the creeks, streams, coves and wetlands. In this issue, experts talk about the best windows to frame a view. We reveal homes big and small, from a cottage on the bay to an eco-friendly home on a creek on the Eastern Shore. Also, we examine what caring professionals are doing to preserve one of Annapolis’ most famous “connectors”—Spa Creek. There’s more in our pages. You’ll find garden settings to inspire you to hold a summer dinner party and for the first time ever, a Performing Arts Calendar. The arts are just as important as water to our city and connect us to our inner selves, the community and outer worlds.
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ROBERT’S PICKS Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), fabric design, Guggeheim Museum, Usonia House Interior.
Frank Lloyd Wright is one of the most radically inventive and thoughtful architects in American history, striving for an unpretentious architecture harmonious with the natural world. On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Wright’s birth on June 8, 1867, the Museum of Modern Art in New York is hosting Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive, a major exhibition comprised of roughly 450 works. The exhibition runs through October 1, 2017. For information, visit www.moma.org.
Looking for a day trip? Visit one of Maryland’s vineyards and wineries, among them, the beautiful Elk Run Vineyards in Frederick County, Maryland. For directions, visit elkrun.com.
As a supplement to Robert’s Picks, we are including in Annapolis Home a calendar of preforming arts in Annapolis. We are providing this calendar as a service to local arts organizations that need support with their marketing, as well as to our readers who will appreciate advanced notice of the performing arts in our area. Pick an event, or two or three, and take advantage of the arts in your hometown. Turn the page to see the calendar for this month.
Robert Haywood has a Ph.D. in art and architecture history from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His book, Allan Kaprow and Claes Oldenburg: Art, Happenings and Cultural Politics, is forthcoming from Yale University Press, London. To order, visit yalebooks.com.
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“O, I have suffered With those that I saw suffer: a brave vessel, Who had, no doubt, some noble creature in her, Dash’d all to pieces. O, the cry did knock Against my very heart. Poor souls, they perish’d.” - Excerpt from The Tempest, William Shakespeare
Special thanks to the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County. For a complete list of upcoming visual arts, performing arts, and historic presentation events, visit the Arts Council website at acaac.org. To stay informed of arts activities, sign up also for the Arts Council newsletter on the ACAAC website.
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The Tempest by William Shakespeare
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The Tempest opens in the midst of a storm, as a ship containing the king of Naples and his party struggles to stay afloat. On land, Prospero and his daughter, Miranda, watch the storm envelop the ship. Prospero has created the storm with magic, and he explains that his enemies are on board the ship.
Annapolis Shakespeare presents this world premiere original play with music.
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Pops in the Park
Annapolis Summer Garden Theater
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In the Heights, Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda Book by Quiara Alegria Hudes
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August 3–September 3 Thursday–Sunday at 8:30pm | Adults $25
Pops in the Park is a free concert of pops favorites and light classics set in the lovely outdoor theater at Quiet Waters Park. Bring a picninc and blanket, and enjoy a perfect evening with family, friends and your orchestra.
Raindate, Monday September 4
Annapolis Summer Garden Theater 143 Compromise Street, Annapolis 410.268.9212 | summergarden.com In New York’s largely Dominican-American neighborhood of Washington Heights, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It’s a vibrant community on the brink of change—full of hopes, pressures, and dreams. When Usnavi, owner of the corner bodega, discovers that he sold a winning lottery ticket worth $96,000, everyone on the block spends three summer days fantasizing about how they would spend the small fortune and finally achieve their dreams.
THE Colonial Players
From Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the Broadway sensation Hamilton, comes a heartfelt musical that tells the universal story of the American Dream set to a Latin beat. A jubilant celebration of urban life, the show’s tuneful score is enlivened by the stirring rhythms of salsa, Latin pop, and rap, and its zesty choreography is like none you’ve seen on our stage before.
A dedicated Union nurse and mysterious Confederate refugee meet on the Shiloh battlefield to compete for the title of Best Female Reenactor of the Year. With their young trainees trying to out-do each other in “authenticity,” and a concessionaire egging both sides on, their competition leads them into real conflict with Ranger Wilson, an AfricanAmerican female park ranger who would rather be anywhere than the year 1862, imaginary or not. As the re-enactment rages out of control, all six women discover that some conflicts of the Civil War weren’t left behind in 1862.
Rated PG. Parental discretion is always advised. Parents/guardians should determine beforehand whether the subject matter is appropriate.
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Shiloh Rules, Written by Doris Baizley Directed by Beth Terranova September 8–October 1 | Adults $10 The Colonial Players 108 East Street, Annapolis 410.268.7373 | thecolonialplayers.org
Annapolis Opera Little Women: November 3–5 Annapolis Symphony Opening Night Celebration: October 6, 7
Concert: November 17, 18
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Blows Through It
By Kymberly Taylor
Photography by Julia Heine
The house is composed of two floating horizontal lines grounded by stone.
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The house is oriented to get light and breeze from both sides and to gain what it can, efficiently, from the daylight and rain.
THE HOUSE IS AN ORGANISM THAT ADAPTS TO THE ENVIRONMENT.” Mark McInturff
The home, hidden in a forest on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, has a glass façade and floating horizontal roof lines grounded by two stone columns. The structure gives the impression of gliding forward, with a design that interacts with nature’s rhythms while harnessing its energies. “If this house had a language it would be one of adaptation,” says architect Mark McInturff, FAIA. He explains that the home was conceived to provide not just passive shelter and appreciation of the environment, but active engagement with nature. “The house is an organism that adapts to the natural environment. There are eight different ways to grab the sun instead of one,” McInturff says, referring to the eight cupolas. In addition, the home has a geothermal heating system and radiant floors, as well as a complex network of roof drains routed to eight huge cisterns. The rainwater captured in the cisterns irrigates the property. The house is situated to take advantage of east and west breezes. It also has movable parts, including walls and windows, that open up to the air. “It’s really like a convertible,” McInturff says. There is nothing arbitrary about this home: roofs have a subtle exaggerated overhang to protect windows and the floors below from rain and weather. Cupolas may depart from the home’s horizontal lines, but are strategically placed. “The home is tall only when it has to be,” says McInturff, who conferred often with colleagues Christopher Boyd, AIA, and Jeff McInturff on the project. Inside, nothing is heavy, ostentatious, needy. In fact, what is not there is significant. Air is privileged over the earth. Materials are “a half size refined,” says Mcinturff and there is a “Scandinavian sensibility.” For example, wood is woven into a tapestry, a kind of see-through wall in front of the stairs. The scale is subtle throughout and the colors are light. Too much color could be distracting, an assault to the atmosphere.
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The porch walls disappear and open straight out. The walls between living room and porch vanish to create a large open-air living space.
A â€œclothâ€? wall woven out of wood is appropriate. It barely hinders a wandering breeze.
Movable walls are much like pocket doors that slide away so guests can enjoy en plein air dining even when it’s raining. McInturff believes that each house is a portrait of its owner. “I always say that everyone’s house to them should be the most beautiful house in the world. Its full of their things, their objects. It becomes over time an autobiography.” Wisdom that holds true for this home. A story unfolds. The homeowners, devoted to nature, mapped the path of the sun and prevailing winds before the home was built. They wanted every window to open onto an element of nature—water, forest, skies, sun, moon, winds and yes, turtles. The couple created a living shoreline to protect the property, creating a special habitat for native terrapins. They also wanted the living room and adjoining porch facing the water to have walls that could open out or roll aside, creating one big room to enjoy evening breezes, squalls or downright storms. Automated screens, called Phantom Screens, keep out bugs. The homeowners agree that being part of nature was a top priority. “We want to have minimal barriers between our indoor life and our outdoor life. This was formed from our experiences living near the water in Sydney, Australia. That’s why the house can almost completely open up to the outdoors when the temperature permits.” The couple bought the property approximately five years ago. It was part of the original parcel owned by Matthew Tilghman, a major during the American Revolution. The property had several outbuildings, including a well-worn home very close to the water. The couple remodeled this structure, choosing Dave Parker and his team at ThinkMakeBuild, a custom building firm based in Annapolis and Washington, D.C.. Faced with complex building codes for waterfront homes in critical areas, the firm was tasked with an exacting mission: to build a new structure on the footprint of the old one. This, they accomplished, mirroring the architectural plan, says McInturff.
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The fireplace stone is laid horizontally, reinforcing the homeâ€™s horizontal orientation.
The owners inhabit interlocking rooms that at their best pose minimal barriers to the natural world. The home has outer spaces of interest as well. The homeowner says he is “an amateur imager of deep-sky-objects,” his description of a hobbyist astronomer. A path from the front door leads to a small observatory on the property. On quiet evenings, his telescopes are trained on cosmic phenomena and swirling nebula light years away, the heavens a luminous extension of the floorplan—an unexpected dimension of interactive architecture. AH
RESOURCES ARCHITECTURE: McInturff Architects (Mark McInturff FAIA, Christopher Boyd AIA, Jeffrey McInturff), mcinturffarchitects.com, Bethesda, Maryland BUILDER: ThinkMakeBuild (Dave Parker, Superintendent, Darren Kornas, Owner), thinkmakebuild.com, Washington, D.C. | LANDSCAPE: McHale Landscape Design, (Matt Rhoderick), mchalelandscape.com, Annapolis and Eastern Shore, Maryland | CABINETS: Kitchen & Bath Studios, kitchenbathstudios.com, Chevy Chase, Maryland | TILE: Architectural Ceramics, architecturalceramics.com, Bethesda, Maryland; and Waterworks, waterworks.com
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WHIRLPOOL GALAXY M51 Viewing the solar system during the midnight hours was not possible before the homeowner moved to the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Now, he has a stellar set up: an observatory and exactly what he needs to photograph starry nights: dark skies, mostly free of ambient light. The above photo depicts the Whirlpool Galaxy, a classic spiral galaxy also known as M51. According to NASA, this “classic spiral galaxy” is approximately 26 million light-years away and 60 thousand lightyears across. The homeowner explains that “It is a large galaxy gradually consuming a smaller one” and visible in the summertime in the northwest sky near the star Alkaid.
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Set a Mid-Summer Table Summer is a special time to enjoy the flowers and fruits of the season as well as family and friends. Photography courtesy Michael Devine with John Gruen.
Go big at home! We like how these tall urns display armfuls of meadow flowers gathered from the fields. The scene is taken from the pages of Michael Devineâ€™s, An Invitation to the Garden: Seasonal Entertaining Outdoors, published by Rizzoli New York. Devine has many more ideas like these for you to check out. Order it in time for your next soiree from rizzoliusa.com.
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O u r e x p e r t p a ne l s h a r e s t he i r w i nd o w w i s d om t o ac h i e v e t he p e r f e c t w a t e r f ron t v i s t a . “An architect, a builder and a window supplier walked into a waterfront home…”No, there’s no joke. There’s no punchline. But there is a helpful punch list of things to know and look for when you are designing or replacing this critical component for happy waterway living. Local architect Cathy Purple Cherry (owner, Purple Cherry Architects), builder Mark Sanders (vice president, Pyramid Builders) and retailer Greg Kunowsky (president/owner, Architectural Window Supply) provide the inside information. Cathy Purple Cherry gets right to the nitty-gritty: “Believe it or not, the first thing we need to know is what is the wind velocity for the location,” she tells us. “When you have a harsh exposure it, more often or not, puts you into fixed (no opportunity for leaking) or casement style windows. High wind is not good for double hung windows.” There are also aesthetic and lifestyle considerations, she explains. Do the owners want fresh air? Do windows need to open? Also, deck railings need to be looked at from the inside in both a standing or seated position. She even takes the size of the owners into consideration. “The challenge is to create a great view for a five-footone wife and a six-foot tall husband.”
Builder Mark Sanders takes an understandably practical position. “It’s a combination of the wind and the water—both need to be
considered.” They specialize in custom windows, aluminum clad, that are DP (Design Pressure) rated as well as adhering to MiamiDade County codes developed following Hurricane Andrew for impact tolerance. “After 30 years windows can fail, water infiltration happens. Newer windows have a metal pan that drains out of the house. We do a lot of projects with sliding doors. Using integrated sills out of the system is a proactive way to capture water.” Greg Kunowsky explains that good windows are an investment well worth the price. “You need to use heavy-gauge aluminum, thick extruded aluminum, with a Kynar paint finish that resists chalking and fading that salt won’t irritate.” Yes salt. Even on the Bay and its tributaries. “You still get some brackish water here.” Windows also need to be maintained and washed at least annually. Another important feature is installation of nail fin and flashing that is integral to the frame. “This means you don’t have any breech between the frame and the window. Very important.”
Clearly, knowledge is the key and windows can be complicated. The best professionals should assess a home owner’s needs and continually communicate. “The worse thing to hear from a client is ‘I did not know that was going to happen,’” Cherry reveals. That’s why she and our other panel members work so hard to avoid it. AH
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In the previous two publications of Annapolis Home, we established a geological and cultural baseline of history for the Chesapeake Bay. We framed an argument for the need to increase its protection and preservation. Centering this argument is a crucial fact: The Bay is uniquely fragile. Its shallow waters and the creatures living within are influenced by flows, temperatures, tides, pollution, chemical discharge, overfishing, and much more. Each of us has a responsibility to protect it. SO WHAT IS BEING DONE? The answer could be “a lot” or “not enough” or “why does it matter?” depending on one’s perspective. In one small tributary of the Chesapeake Bay, several designers, environmentalists, and engineers are working especially hard. Over the past several years, dozens of projects have focused on improving the overall health of Spa Creek. These projects included design professionals, conservancies, philanthropists, lawmakers, concerned citizens, and volunteers collectively working together. From the headwaters all the way to the mouth of the creek, change is happening. Headwater Projects The Spa Creek Conservancy recently embarked on a bold undertaking to restore the upper headwaters of Spa Creek. They began with a grant, managed by the Center for Watershed Protection, to assess the watershed for its health and environmental needs. Reports and plans for action were developed for both tidal and non-tidal areas. Biohabitats, an
environmental design firm headquartered in Baltimore, was engaged to help design, permit, and manage construction of the restoration. In 2015 a grant was awarded to Spa Creek Conservancy through the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund. This project will help fulfill mandates set forth by Chesapeake watershed states to reduce total nitrogen, phosphorus, and suspended solid levels by 2017 and 2025. After years of planning, community dialogue, and permitting, the work commenced in May and is estimated to take ten months to complete. With an interest in seeing the construction in action, I walked the project with Joe Berg from Biohabitats. Our first stop was the removal of invasive grasses called Phragmites australis in the lower headwaters. Large machines delicately navigated raised berms to access the Phragmites. They were dug out, removed, and dried before being hauled offsite to a controlled fill site. In their place, coir fiber logs and sand were installed to raise the water to suitable depths so native grasses and intertidal marsh plantings could thrive. Fish Rescue Our second stop was upstream of the Phragmites removal area, where heavy erosion had occurred over time. Water levels at the bridge and culvert under Spa Road at the Department of Public Works building historically flowed upstream through the culvert pipes. In recent years, however, constant erosion below the bridge lowered stream levels to 18” below the pipe, thus blocking tidal flows and
At the end of 4th Street, stormwater is collected and reused to irrigate native trees and shrubs.
A large bioretention garden planned for SAYC will clean dirty water from rooftops and parking lots before it enters Spa Creek.
preventing fish from swimming upstream. Biohabitats creatively solved this issue by installing a series of “riffle grade control” measures within the stream. Each grade control consisted of an incline of large and small stones that raised the grade 6". These inclines resulted in the creation of larger pools of water, adding storage volume and further protecting the stream against large storm events. With five controls in place, water level was raised back up through the culvert pipe, allowing fish to once again reach an upstream marsh. Helpful Beavers and Biomimicry Our third stop was located above the Spa Road bridge in a freshwater marsh inhabited by beavers. During the lengthy design and permitting process, Biohabitats studied this marsh. They found that beavers had built elaborate dams that in turn had helped to control water flows and increased storage capacity in the stream. During large storms, however, these dams would succumb to water velocity and pressure. In response to these naturally occurring events, Biohabitats used the science of biomimicry to design stronger “dams” using woven willow branches. These dams will be placed at strategic locations in the next several weeks and will act as more permanent erosion control measures against future storms. We finished our tour in the backyards of the Southwoods community where one lonely stormwater pipe marks the beginning of the stream. In this narrow landscape, heavy storm flows create erosion and scour
out acid sulfate soils, in turn creating gray waters that are harmful to fish and wildlife. Using the same riffle control measures, Biohabitats intends to slow water flows and increase storage at each step pool, effectively managing the flow of water back to the source off the creek. Neighborhood Activists While a lot of work is happening in the headwaters of Spa Creek, change is happening in the surrounding neighborhoods as well. Homeowners are planting trees, shrubs, and native groundcovers and improving their properties through conservation landscaping. City requirements that limit impervious or hard surfaces and require plantings are guiding homeowners to create larger green spaces and healthier native gardens. Civil engineers and landscape architects are designing stormwater systems that manage runoff on individual properties rather than pushing problems onto neighboring properties, or worse, into the creeks and rivers. Local landscape architect Vernon Husted has designed roughly 40 of the dozens of projects that have occurred over the last 10 years, and has helped the community to install 22 of them (many through grant applications). According to Vernon, the success of these project is not simply the protections put in place, but also the community energy, support, and education that results from collective purpose. At one residence along Spa Creek, Campion Hruby worked with the homeowners to create a waterfront garden teeming with wildlife.
Native plants in this Spa Creek garden need little maintenance and attract abundant wildlife in the form of birds, bees, butterflies and other organisms
Throughout the project several environmental measures were considered. Large stately trees on the waterfront slope were treated and protected. Lawn and invasive phragmites were removed from the waterfront yard and along the waterâ€™s edge. In place of invasives, the owners planted a diverse collection of native plants. As an avid birder, the owner wished to create a landscape that would support several species of birds and other wildlife. Today, the owner shares the thrills of seeing various birds, butterflies, bees, and other pollinators with his two young daughters.
working on several projects that will help the Bay survive.
Mouth of the Creek At the wider waters along the mouth of the creek, business owners, engineers, architects, landscape architects, and environmentalists are
Nearby at the South Annapolis Yacht Center, plans are developing to rebuild the stormwater infrastructure in a way that greatly improves pollution and runoff issues. For every inch of rain that falls during
Landscape architect Jim Urban has worked on several projects focused on progressive stormwater management and tree preservation. At the end of 4th Street in Eastport, Jim worked with the TKF Foundation to transform a street-end park into a functioning rain garden that captures rainwater and uses it to water nearby trees and native plants. The site also provides a public space for gathering and a historical marker of the location of the old bridge between Eastport and Annapolis.
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a single storm, more than 60,000 gallons of unmanaged stormwater currently flow into Spa Creek. This massive amount of unfiltered runoff is dangerous to the Creek. The new designs will manage large and small storms through bioretention, rain gardens, green roofs, and pervious (or absorbent) paving techniques. Collective Action These are simply a few of many projects happening on one creek. Spa Creek is a microcosm of how compounding small changes can make a larger impact. On both small and large scales, this waterway is being changed by people who care about the future of our environment. But change is happening everywhere. Progress is being made on creeks and rivers up and down the Chesapeake Bay. As a landscape architect
and a concerned citizen in the community, it has become clear to me that a healthy Chesapeake Bay won’t happen unless we all keep moving in a common direction. Large ambitious projects are wonderful, but they are often few and far between. The change we envision for the Bay will only happen if we take advantage of all opportunities to make a difference, on both large and small scales, in both public and private settings. At a time when environmental regulations are threatened, we must be the change that we want to see happen. We cannot leave it up to others. So get on the train folks! Good things are happening everywhere but we need to do more and at every chance we get. Be informed. Get involved. Be a part of a better future for the Bay. AH
This Regenerative Stormwater Conveyance device, created by Biohabitats, stores water in the soil and in step pools, allowing it to slow down and release contaminants before entering Spa Creek.
Kevin Campion has lived in the Chesapeake Bay watershed his entire life. He and Bob Hruby own Campion Hruby Landscape Architects in Annapolis, Maryland. Kevin earned a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture at Penn State University, and a Master of Philosophy with a focus in landscape conservation from the Edinburgh College of Art in Scotland. He is a registered landscape architect in the state of Maryland and an active member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. RESOURCE Campion Hruby Landscape Architects, campionhruby.com
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Debbie wanted to find a weekend home on the water where she and her children, her grandchildren, and their collective dogs could make a home full of happiness. She had recently lost her husband. It had been sudden and was a difficult time for the whole family. They needed something new . . . and renewing. “I wanted to be on the water and watch the boats go by. I didn't want to just look across at another person's dock,” she confides. She found the perfect setting right on the Bay south of Annapolis. But it was an older, rather small cottage. She knew right away that the kitchen was in urgent need of updating; she also noted a few other remodeling priorities. She started talking to potential contractors and was fortunate to get in touch with John Johnson, owner of Creative Spaces Remodeling, based in Edgewater. Johnson believes, first and foremost, in talking to his clients. “People have often been thinking about a remodel for years. My job is to try and extract all their thoughts by asking questions.” He also creates two lists: a “Need List” and a “Sure Would Be Nice List.” Debbie's needs were three bedrooms and two baths. Johnson, who is familiar with Chesapeake Bay building codes, knew he could not exceed the home’s original footprint. New construction would mean building much farther away from the water. By the time the plans crystallized, Johnson had transformed the approximately 1200 square-foot house into an 1800 square-foot charmer with a second-floor master suite, complete with a balcony on the Bay; from this vantage point, Debbie has clear vistas and can watch ships, not just boats. Johnson wanted to create big views and also something almost as important: flow. “I did not want to create a box on the back of the house,” he says. “That’s what usually happens when a small cottage like this is remodeled.” To avoid this, he did something dramatic, relocating the front entry from the kitchen to the center of the house. Now guests enter a foyer and can either walk to the right to the kitchen or straight down a hallway to a generous great room that opens to a welcoming covered porch. Friends and family can pass through the living areas and into the kitchen and then loop back around. To unify the floor plan, he used COREtec, waterproof luxury flooring, throughout the house.
The homeowner said that everyone was shocked when she painted everything white. She added color with furnishings and accessories.
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This flooring is so sturdy, it can actually be submerged (Let’s hope that never happens). Johnson fortified the exterior of the building with hardy plank siding, secured with stainless steel fasteners. He also upgraded the shingles, using the same fasteners. These touches went above and beyond the permit requirements. Debbie liked her new home so much that she sold her house in Columbia and moved in full time. The flexibility to relocate at a moment’s notice is a skill this former military wife honed over many years; during her married life, she managed 24 moves. Now she is settled just where she wants to be, with a grand view of the bay that all but dwarfs her home. The commute to her job at Ft. Meade doesn’t even bother her a bit—not when she can return to her own piece of peace on the Bay. AH
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THE KAGAN LAW GROUP TRANSFORMS A CORNER ON WEST STREET BY ROBERT HAYWOOD | PHOTOGRAPHY BY LENNY KAGAN Commercial architecture plays a major role in defining the aesthetic of a city. Such structures can be thrown together and crass, giving a city a lifeless quality. Or, well-designed and constructed, making a city appear as a place where thoughtful people live and work. The new offices of Kagan Law Group on West Street adds significantly to the design of Annapolis and the revitalization of the West Street corridor. That credit goes to the firm’s founder, attorney Jonathan Kagan, who put together a high-level team of professionals to repurpose a 1940s structure that has had many occupants over the years; the most recent tenant was Annapolis Furniture Company. For one to even care about fine design requires sensitivity to the visual environment and form. Kagan benefited from having a father, Leonard Kagan, who studied at the Yale School of Architecture and who developed into a renowned architect in his work at RTK&L Associates Inc. in Baltimore. Influenced by his father (as well as his mother, Ann Kagan, who is an artist), Jonathan Kagan also minored in art and architectural history as an undergraduate at Boston University, gaining an historical understanding of architecture. As leaders and patrons of the arts in Annapolis, Kagan and his wife Marnie clearly cared about and were willing to invest their resources into renovating a building that would complement and strengthen the design of the city. The old Annapolis Furniture Company was essentially a rundown warehouse. To turn it into a law firm with conference rooms, Kagan enlisted architect Marta Hansen, who had worked with Kagan on remodeling previous office spaces. Although the building is not located in the official historic district, Hansen worked with the existing structure and preserved many of its features. This attention to preservation infuses the building with a historical aura and reminds us that this is a building that has had many lives. The first floor preserves a succession of plaster vaults in the conference rooms and the building’s interior boasts the original brick piers. The existing wooden floors, which had been cut and patched over the decades, were beautifully refinished rather than replaced . . . Even small details like round brass fittings—inserted into the floor when the building was once a message center—give the building historical interest. The tall ceilings give the interior a spacious feeling. This is no accident. Hansen explains that she and the builder “worked very hard to retrofit modern HVAC and sprinkler systems within the structural floor and ceiling systems” so they would not have to lower the ceilings any more than necessary.
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On the exterior, Hansen added a cornice, which gives the building a top, middle and base zone. She then added a ribbon of LED lights to the cornice, which, she said, “harken back to the era of neon in the 40s.” The grey awning that existed on the facade when it was Annapolis Furniture Company was removed, brick piers on the exterior were cleaned, and frame panels of stucco were refurbished and now define the structural bays. The building’s most striking new features are the large plate and gridded glass windows, which allow natural light to infuse the interior, while the black ribs of the windows give the space a distinctly modern look. The new Kagan Law Group building is a model in how to transform an older generic commercial building into an architectural structure; it sits at the nexus of past and future, at once capturing the history of Annapolis, while envisioning a future in which fine design is a continuing trademark of the city. About the Kagan Law Group: Jonathan Kagan has been in private practice in Annapolis for over 23 years representing companies and individuals throughout Maryland. Kagan Law Group handles business, employment, and real estate matters, as well as civil litigation in all levels of the State and Federal courts. The firm’s partners are Jonathan Kagan, Michael Marinello and Ryan Beard. The associates are Meagan Cooper and Patrick Daley, and Travis Martz is counsel to the firm. AH
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410.571.7707 | pyramid-builders.com
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410.280.8850 | campionhruby.com
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McHale Landscape Design
410.263.8686 or 410.224.2200 coldwellbankerhomes.com
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TTR | Sotheby’s International Realty pg. 21
Mid-Atlantic Deck & Fence Co.
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