The space may have been bare bones. The gathering was anything but.
Leave it to the Baltimore Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the Baltimore Architecture Foundation to throw its annual meeting and holiday party in an unfinished space at One Charles Center.
Some 200 folks from Baltimore’s design community gathered on the 2nd floor of the building to celebrate the season and the new AIA/BAF Center of Architecture and Design, which will open on the retail level of the building in Spring 2020. Pictured (LtoR) AIA Baltimore/BAF staff members: Margaret Stella, programs, research & publications manager; Zevi Thomas, outreach & education manager; Kathleen Lane, executive director; Nathan Dennies, operations & communications manager; and Mehr Pastiakia, administrative & events associate Pictured (LtoR) Zevi Thomas; Suzanne Frasier, AIA Baltimore 2019 president/Morgan State University undergraduate design chair; and Laura Wheaton, AIA Baltimore 2019 treasurer/Brennan + Company Architects architect Pictured (LtoR) Michael Fisher, Site Resources principal; Jeffrey Penza, Penza + Bailey Architects principal; Scott McGovern, AIA Baltimore 2020 president/Design Collective senior associate; Jack Adams, Swirnow Structures sales associate; and John Stahl, Swirnow Structures vice president of sales Pictured (LtoR) Randall Keck, Belair Road Supply architectural sales manager; Greg Morgan, DACG Commercial director of business development; Rob Brennan, AIA Baltimore & BAF past president/Brennan + Company president; and Dave Ditman, AIA Baltimore board member/retired teacher Pictured (LtoR) Nakita Reed, Quinn Evans associate; Olivia Jacobson, BAF vice president/Lewis Contractors director of business development; and Shanté Fields, AIA Baltimore board member/DLF Consulting president Pictured (LtoR) Tracey Clark, Monument Sotheby’s International realtor; Anthony Gill, MCA|Architecture associate; Keith Mainhart, Doors Open planning committee member/Baltimore-based community development specialist; and Eric Lowe, BAF board member/Design Collective associate PIctured (LtoR) Sam Lynch, Ci Design designer; Martina Reilly, Moseley Architects architect; Magda Westerhout, Moseley Architects vice president; and Theresa Lucarelli, BCT Architects project architect Pictured (LtoR) Jonathan Cartwright, AIA Baltimore board member/BCT Architects designer; Kelly Danz, AIA Baltimore lecture series committee chair/Ziger|Snead Architects architect; and Theresa Lucarelli Pictured (LtoR) Glenn Birx, Ayers Saint Gross COO; Kirby Fowler, Downtown Partnership of Baltimore president; Adam Gross, Ayers Saint Gross principal; Ruth Connell, Morgan State University associate professor of architecture; and Randy Sovich, AIA Baltimore lecture series co-chair/RM Sovich Architecture principal Pictured (LtoR) Howard Stevens, Pascale Stevens partner; Bob Gehrman, BCT Architects senior principal; Scott McGovern; and Heather Rustici, Jeffrey Brown Contracting vice president Pictured (LtoR) Jerome Gray BAF board member/Jerome Gray Architect principal; and Lance Humphries, Mount Vernon Place Conservancy executive director (December 6, 2019 – One Charles Center)