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Lecture and Book signing at Annapolis City Hall

The Vintage House – A Guide to Successful Renovations and Additions

Annapolis, MD (5-2-13) How do you expand an old house without remuddling?  Wait, what is remuddling? Think of it as a poorly planned and designed home remodel.

The Annapolis Historic Preservation Commission, Historic Annapolis, and Preservation Maryland will host a free lecture and book signing on the issue of remuddling Saturday, May 11, at 11 a.m. in City Hall.  

Gordon Bock, former long-time editor of Old House Journal and Mark Alan Hewitt, FAIA an architectural historian and preservation architect will discuss their book, The Vintage House – A Guide to Successful Renovations and Additions.  From exploring "How Do Houses Grow?" to "Getting the Details Right," The Vintage House guides readers through the maze of typical projects and issues, such as finding more space within an existing footprint or blending in new windows and dormers without destroying historic character.

Whether you are an owner or just a lover of historic homes, you will enjoy this free lecture and book signing event.

To reserve a seat at the lecture please email histpres@annapolis.gov or call Shari Pippin at 410/263-7941.  City Hall is located at 160 Duke of Gloucester Street in Annapolis.