THE LINDEN HOUSE . Baltimore MD
Client // Women's Housing Coalition . Contractor // Southway Builders . Cost // $1.2m
This late 19th century home built for David Bachrach, a photographic innovator and uncle-in-law to Gertrude Stein who resided there for a summer, was rehabbed into a 5 unit house for mothers and children. A Registered National Historic Place; the site contains a wood frame 3 story building with side porch and a 1 1/2 story masonry studio in the rear yard, originally constructed for sculptor Ephraim Keyser. The exterior restoration includes 3-color slate mansard roof, replacement wood double-hung windows, fiber cement board lap siding, and restoration of the elaborate wood porch. In addition to the dwelling units, the project includes a case manager's office, computer lab and parlor. Site development includes an entrance court, ADA compliance, and parking. The project was funded with NSP2 funds through Healthy Neighborhoods, Inc.
2013 Restoration and Rehabilitation Award/Baltimore Heritage
2013 Commitment to Excellence Award for Special Needs
Housing // MD Governor's Housing Conference