Traditional House Styles for Modern Living

February 13, 2011, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

How does a 21st century residential architect who admires and respects (and lives in) the domestic style of a century ago reconcile those traditional design themes with the modern desire for big windows, sleek design, a family room and a wall for the flat screen TV?

John Ike, a noted architect and Maplewood resident whose New York-based firm, Ike Kligerman and Barkley Architects, has made the list of Architectural Digest’s top 100 many times over the last decade, will provide some insight into those modern-day challenges at the Durand-Hedden House on Sunday, February 13. Mr. Ike’s slide talk will take place at 2:00 p.m., followed by a book signing of his firm’s lavishly illustrated new book, Houses, which will be available for sale.

In addition, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. the popular exhibit The Woman’s Club of Maplewood: A Century of Service to Country and Community will be on view for its last public showing and the Country Store open for Valentine’s Day gift shopping.

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October 17, 2021, 1:00 PM

The Forgotten Victory: The Battle of Springfield of 1780

Come to the Durand-Hedden House on Sunday, Oct. 17 to learn about the critical Revolutionary War battle of 1780 that was fought just down the road from here, in Vauxhall, the Short Hills, Springfield and Connecticut Farms (Union).

Historian John Kieser will bring to life this often-overlooked conflict, in which the New Jersey militia held off the British and prevented them from getting to Washington’s troops in Morristown.

House and Country Store open 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Presentation at 2:00 pm

Proof of vaccination and masks required.


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