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Stunning Kitchen Remodel & Family Room Addition – Virtual Construction Showcase
June 3, 2020

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 homeowner! Call 626.486.0510 to schedule Your Complimentary Consultation or visit […]

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Project Spotlight – Major Renovation of 1929 Spanish Revival Home
March 27, 2020

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, several bedrooms and baths. The backyard redesign included two new trellises and […]

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March 27, 2020

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 through […]

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Employee Spotlight – 28 Years in the Making
January 26, 2019

Employee Spotlight – 28 Years in the Making

The year was 1991 and Reg Abersek had just moved to Claremont from Canada when someone mentioned he should go check out a well-known, local construction company that was always looking for great craftsmen. He met with Bill Baldwin, Owner of HartmanBaldwin Design/Build, and it wasn’t long after that he came on board. As the […]

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Project Spotlight: Roosevelt Avenue Residence
August 4, 2015

Project Spotlight: Roosevelt Avenue Residence

Take a look at these dramatic before and after images of our recent kitchen remodel in Altadena. The original kitchen was small and situated in a tight corner of the house, which also housed the home’s washer and dryer, making it difficult for another person to work within the kitchen. Without adding square footage, but […]

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Project Spotlight: 10th Avenue Residence
June 1, 2015

Project Spotlight: 10th Avenue Residence

Take a look at this dramatic before and after of our recently completed kitchen remodel. Without adding square footage, but creatively designing the interior layout, our client now has a kitchen and laundry area that complements the space.   For even more photos of the kitchen and other details of this project, including a master bedroom […]

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Excellence in Design Awards
May 1, 2015

Excellence in Design Awards

HartmanBaldwin is proud to be recognized by the Claremont Architectural Commission in the following categories for Excellence in Design. Our thanks to our clients, partners and other contributors on another rewarding year of outstanding architecture and construction. Citrus Glen at Pitzer Ranch Barn & Pump House Excellence in Design Award, Restoration Category   As part of the […]

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Monday Makeover: Landmark 1910 English Arts & Crafts Home
April 7, 2015

Monday Makeover: Landmark 1910 English Arts & Crafts Home

  Take a look at our rehabilitation project of a landmark 1910 English Arts  and Crafts home by Arthur R. Kelly within the prominent Oak Knoll neighborhood of Pasadena. The work on this residence demonstrated the ability to work within the stringent requirements for a landmark house and achieve a compromise that retains the historic materials and […]

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“…pull a thread here and you’ll find it’s attached to the rest of the world.” A Message From the CEO
January 9, 2015

“…pull a thread here and you’ll find it’s attached to the rest of the world.” A Message From the CEO

I came across this quote in a book review and it gave me pause beyond its intended context. “…pull a thread here and you’ll find it’s attached to the rest of the world.”  The interconnectivity of our present world is increasing at exponential levels. From using our collective computers in processing the Human Genome project to […]

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January 9, 2015

Transcendence Winery – A Winery With A Purpose

Transcendence Wines is a small, husband-and-wife run winery dedicated to making exceptional cool-climate Syrah, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from some of the finest vineyards in Santa Barbara County’s acclaimed Santa Ynez Valley and Santa Rita Hills wine growing regions.  Joey and Sara Gummere make their wines with care and integrity, in small lots and limited […]

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