ROBERT A. ARNOUTS / Architect, LLC
ROBERT A. ARNOUTS / Architect, LLC

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The following photos are just a few of the verious projects successfully designed and completed by Robert A. Arnouts /Architect, LLC!

Historic Preservation, Residential & Commercial

DAVIES BUILDING, 108 MAIN STREET, FISHKILL, NY, c. 1857 (formerly Fishkill Town Hall).


This building was originally designed as a Federal Style Bank and was later converted to the Second Empire style with the addition of a 2nd floor when this style became popular in the 1870's. The project entailed the adaptive reuse of the building as a real estate office and restoration of the poorly conceived alterations which the building had undergone when it was used as a Town Hall. Arnouts  received an Honor Award for Architectural Excellence from the Westchester chapter of the American Institute of Architects for their work on this restoration project.

 

RESTORATION OF 228 MAIN STREET, FORMER CITY HALL, POUGHKEEPSIE, NY, c. 1831. *

This is the oldest surviving public building in Dutchess County, New York and was acquired by the County for use of the Commissioner of Jurors. Mr. Arnouts worked with the County and the previous owners to obtain a matching grant from the NY State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation under Title 9 of the Environmental Quality Bond Act of 1986. As project architect Arnouts Associates prepared complete construction documents for the exterior restoration of the building. Work included foundation repairs, structural repairs of roof framing and brownstone repairs.

RESTORATION OF ESOPUS MEADOWS LIGHTHOUSE, c. 1870.*

The lighthouse is located in the middle of the Hudson River near the Town of Port Ewen in Ulster County, New York and is the only remaining wood framed lighthouse on the river. The lighthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the New York State Historic Properties Listing. The project entailed preparation of grant applications for The Maritime Heritage Grant Program and others. The work was designed to be performed in stages as funds became available. Work included investigation of subsoil conditions at the river bottom to determine the cause of settlement of the man-made island and the building's foundations.and install a structural steel frame work to support and level the building as well as pull the first floor post and beam framing back together. Additional work completed and not shown in the photo was repair work to stabalize the man-made island and the building from further frost and water damage. all interior restoration work has also been completed. Mr. Arnouts was instrumental in helping the lighthouse group in purchessing the property from theFfederal Governmentobtain and obtaining a museum charter from the State University of New York.

ST. PAUL'S CHAPEL, OXFORD MD. RESTORATION AND ADAPTIVE RE-USE  

 

The c 1856 with addition in 1882 was heavily damaged by fire. The steeple was completely reconstructed, the entire floor and framing system was replaced. Extensive restoration and replacement of interior finishes were required. The project received a 2009 Heritage award for from Talbot County Historic Society for the restoration work.

PARISH HOUSE, VALLEY FARM ROAD, MILLBROOK, NY c, 1820

Greek Revival Style House. This building was in a state of advanced neglect and in danger of being demolished. The client purchased the building with the intent of moving it from its original site in Alfred, NY to a site in Millbrook, New York, several hundred miles away. Mr. Arnouts provided full documentation of the existing building so that it could be reassembled with alterations, restoration and extensive complimentary additions. The detailing for the additions was carefully coordinated so that the new work blended with and complimented the original building. He also used salvaged materials from other buildings of similar design and vintage when working within the old structure.

ELLIOT HOUSE, VALLEY FARM ROAD, MILLBROOK, NY c. 1811

Federal Style House. This home was located on Main Street in New Berlin, a small town near Cooperstown, New York. The building was of local significance and its proposed demolition for the expansion of an adjoining commercial building caused quite a stir in the community. The client purchased the house with the intent of relocating it to Millbrook, NY. Much of the same procedure outlined for the Parish House above was followed in the restoration of this house.

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New Commercial & Residential Construction

CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH

DENTON, CAROLINE COUNTY MARYLAND

This is a new sanctuary addition designed for 250 seating capacity. The existing sanctuary was converted to a fellowship hall. The new church building is masonry and wood frame construction with slab on grade. The Nave is comprised of six bays with gluelam Tudor structural arches for a clear span of seventy five foot. The Narthex and steeple base is wood frame with masonry veneer and the upper steeple and spire are fiberglass. Project is still under construction (May 2016) in the photos.

MEDICAL ARTS BUILDING -

ROUTE 52 FISHKILL, NEW YORK

This building contains six office suites, four at the upper level. It is situated on the side of a hill providing handicap access to both levels. The site is wooded and provides parking for 75 cars.

The building is structural steel frame with steel bar joists and metal decks for floor and roof. The exterior walls are brick veneer over lightweight metal studs. Spanderal panels over windows and the fascia at the roof line are of lightweight metal framing with applied cement finish.

RECREATION OF A Victorian Summer Cottage  c1895.

The original 2,700 sf. cottage was located on several acres  in Elka Park, a private gated community developed for wealthy industrialists in the Catskills in the 1890's. The building was destroyed by fire. This recreation was constructed on the same site and the design was based on photographs and the memories of area residents. The new building  remained as faithful to the original design as possible while incorporating new amenities in the kitchen and bathrooms. Careful attention was paid to authentic recreation of details and finishes.

POUGHKEEPSIE HOUSING AUTHORITY
ADMINISTRATION & MAINTENANCE BUILDING  

New construction on a vacant lot in the city of Poughkeepsie. First floor level of the building is constructed of light gauge steel framing. Roof structure is of light gauge steel trusses and finished with a standing seam metal roof. Floor construction is concrete over corrugated metal deck and steel bar joists. Lower level is poured in place concrete.

First floor is used for administrative office and the lower level houses maintenance office, shop, storage and a two bay garage.

SINGLEFAMILY RESIDENCE - TACONIC COURT, LAGRANGE, NEW YORK

 

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SINGLEFAMILY RESIDENCE - HYDE PARK, NEW YORK

 

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SINGLEFAMILY RESIDENCE - HUDSON VALLEY, NEW YORK

 

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HENNRY STREET PROFESSIONAL BUILDING, BEACON, NEW YORK

 

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PROFESSIONAL BUILDING,WAPPINGER FALLS, NEW YORK

 

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PROFESSIONAL BUILDING,WAPPINGER FALLS, NEW YORK

 

This building is a two story masonry and wood framed structure. The uppe level is occupied by the owners and the lower level is tenan space. Each floor is designed as an independent office suite. The upper level has a sloped cathedral ceiling with clearstory glass area near the ridge..

Commercial & Residential Alterations

OFFICE / PROFESSIONAL BUILDING,POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK

 

One third of this building was a single family residence. The center entrance area and matching wing was added to create the symmetrical commercial office building with central lobby and elevator. The building is wood fram construction..

RESIDENCE, TRAPPE,

TALBOT COUNTY MARYLAND

 

Renovation nearing completion. Repalced all exterior finishes and trim and added dormers at the second floor level. The photo below is a before image

RESIDENCE, TRAPPE,

TALBOT COUNTY MARYLAND

 

Before alterations and renovations.

 

RESIDENCE, SAINT MICHAELS,

TALBOT COUNTY MARYLAND

 

Completed alteration with added second floor and enlarged the garage. The following photo is a before photo..

RESIDENCE, SAINT MICHAELS,

TALBOT COUNTY MARYLAND

 

Before photo, Work on the alteration has been started in this photo..

RESIDENCE, POUGHKEEPSIE,

DUTCHESS COUNTY, NEW YORK

 

Completed alterations and renovation. Extended the building on the left and right sides and added a second floor. The following photo is before alterations.

RESIDENCE, POUGHKEEPSIE,

DUTCHESS COUNTY, NEW YORK

 

Photo of the above residence before alterations..

RESIDENCE, MARLBORO

ORANGE COUNTY, NEW YORK

 

Added new kitchen, entry and extensive alterations to the interior. 

RESIDENCE, MARLBORO

ORANGE COUNTY, NEW YORK

 

Photo of the above residence before alterations..

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Robert A. Arnouts /Architect, LLC

28009 Waverly Rd

Easton, 21601

 

Phone: 410-822-1677 410-822-1677

Email: rarnouts@goeaston.net

 

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