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Stunning Kitchen Remodel & Family Room Addition – Virtual Construction Showcase

Learn more about this Kitchen, Dining Room & Mudroom Remodel, Family Room Expansion, and Relocation of the Staircase! Our Design/Build Consultant, Jesse Emmert, walks you through a stunning transformation. Be sure to see this home remodel from start to finish, and hear directly from the [...]

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Project Spotlight – Major Renovation of 1929 Spanish Revival Home

The remodel of this 3,560 square foot Spanish Revival focused on updating the property into a more contemporary style that highlights the features of the original architecture. Major interior renovations to the home encompassed several rooms including the den, sunroom, powder room, kitchen, [...]

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Apple Pie, Ice Cream, and a Rocker

Written by Bill Baldwin It was the late nineties. I was in my office and came around the corner to find the famous woodworker Sam Maloof at our counter. He started to introduce himself, but I stopped him … “I very much know who you are sir.” The 210 freeway was destined to run [...]

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Project Spotlight – Sleek, Mid-Century Modern Renovation

Our clients’ 1964 home, originally designed by famed architect Jack Simison, was due for a major update of its first floor which included everything from the entry through the living spaces and kitchen. The intriguing radial design of this La Cañada home is spectacularly sited overlooking [...]

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Accessory Dwelling Units – What You Need To Know Before Getting Started

What Is An ADU? An ADU, or Accessory Dwelling Unit, is often known as a guest house, casita, in-law unit, or studio. These are permanent secondary living units with complete independent living facilities for one or more persons. They can be detached, attached, or a conversion of an existing [...]

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Project Spotlight – 1912 Craftsman Style Home Undergoes Major Renovation

When our clients first approached HartmanBaldwin for this project, they had already undergone various minor remodels and were ready to take the next step in creating the home they had always envisioned for their family. Their initial experience with another architect was not ideal, so they [...]

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