Latest Explore History Event at the Duke Mansion

The ICA&A – North Carolina Chapter co-sponsored a Rosalie Reynolds Explore History! event at the Duke Mansion in Charlotte on April 22nd, 2018. The topic was “Renovating the Carolina Theater and Federal Courthouse”. Glenn Johnson, AIA, DLR Group, presented the renovation work on the Carolina Theater in Charlotte, and Victor Jones, Jr., AIA, Jenkins Peer Architects, presented […]

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EVENT: “Saving and Remembering Charlotte’s Architectural Treasures”

The ICA&A – North Carolina Chapter co-sponsored a Rosalie Reynolds Explore History! event at the Duke Mansion in Charlotte on March 18th, 2018. The topic was “Saving and Remembering Charlotte’s Architectural Treasures”, presented by Charlotte attorney and historian David Erdman. Mr. Erdman shared insights and images of architectural treasures of old Charlotte while emphasizing the […]

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ICAA-NC Events at Historic Rosedale Plantation

On March 25, 2017, the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art – North Carolina Chapter and Historic Rosedale Plantation hosted a historic building trades workshop followed by an evening dinner and presentation by Calder Loth at Historic Rosedale in Charlotte, NC. Daytime sessions included classes and hands-on demonstrations of historic restoration work in plaster and […]

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Old Salem and MESDA Coach Tour

April 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Continuing our tradition of special tours to special places – we are planning a fascinating tour to explore Winston-Salem’s Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) and Old Salem on Friday, April 28th. Our tour itinerary includes coach transport from Blandwood Mansion departing at 9:00 am, a […]

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EVENT: ROSEDALE, BUILT BY THE BOOKS

Historic Rosedale’s architectural features, inside and out, all have stories to tell. Calder Loth will explore and illustrate why Rosedale looks the way that it does.  The role of published illustrations in early pattern or carpenter guide books in shaping Rosedale’s form and details will be emphasized, as well as the ancient sources for many […]

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They Do Make Them Like They Used To

  Skilled artisans reveal trade secrets and current methods with hands-on demonstrations of historic plastering, masonry, restoration, forged metal arts and guided tours of Rosedale House and Gardens. At the end of the course participants will be able to: Learn the importance of the maintenance & sustainability of historic brick masonry. Learn the properties of […]

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