ABC Keystone Merit Award

Congratulations to Keystruct Construction for winning the ABC Keystone Merit Award last month for their outstanding work with Flagger Force’s Baltimore Office in Glen Burnie, Maryland! SAAarchitects Design Team is being recognized for their contribution and promotion of free enterprise on this award-winning project. This Flagger Force project included $1-$5 million in renovations. We are very proud of Danika and the entire SAA team for contributing to the success of this project! Check out an exterior shot of Flagger Force’s Glen Burnie office below.


Grand Opening of The First Post

The First Post sign.Last night was the much anticipated grand opening of the newly renovated restaurant, The First Post, located in the heart of Springettsbury Township in York. As a historical landmark and an important part of local history, we were excited to have played an integral role in helping a local family bring this vision to life.

As part of the renovation process, we designed the exterior to reflect the historic nature of a timeless village street scape, which was created by adding additions to the sides of the original structure. By designing each addition to feel like it’s own unique structure we were able to provide patrons and local residents with a beautiful setting that feels like it has always been here.Front of The First Post

Additional renovations included a wrap around porch that evokes memories of the days where people would gather in friendship and talk about local news. The rear of the building was expanded to open up the interior and allow more space for dining.

Dating back to the 1800’s, the name “The First Post” comes from adventurous travelers roaming down Lincoln Highway and stopping at this location to grab a hot meal or cold drink to help keep their spirits high and their energy up before entering York. We were delighted to help breathe new life into this important landmark. Keep a look out for additional posts and pictures centered around the interior renovations next week!

For more information about the The First Post and to read their delicious menu, click here to read a piece done by The York Daily Record.

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A Glimpse at ‘Bistro on the Green’

Here’s a sneak peek inside of Out Door Country Club York’s “Bistro on the Green.” This exclusive dining area backs up to the golf course directly and features stunning design work and a beautiful bar. Members and guests can pull up a chair and enjoy a delicious meal with their favorite drink—this new expansion is sure to be enjoyed again and again, and we were so excited to have helped with it.
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July 24, 2015

ODCC Photo Release

Check out this fantastic professional photography of the Out Door Country Club in York which helps to showcase its recent expansion. The grand opening of this new patio area, which seats 83 people, was held on June 19th. Fittingly, the area backs up to the 19th hole of the golf course, now re-named “Bistro on the Green.” The bistro has a specialty pizza oven, which can cook up artisan pizzas for guests in just 3 minutes. It was designed for members and their families, as a place to relax, unwind, and enjoy each other. Check back with our blog for additional photos in the near future. We are proud of this beautiful project!ODCC 0005

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A fresh peek at ABC Keystone

In April, SAAarchitects celebrated the grand opening of the Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders’ expansion in Mannheim, PA. This project provides an incredibly valuable new apprentice training and education center which is 3 times the size of the previous building.

We recently received some great professional shots of the building and wanted to share them with you! The photo captured here shows the building’s new exterior, with additional square footage, expected to almost double student enrollment within the next few years.

ABC Keystone represents over 600 construction-related firms locally and is also part of a national association with 72 chapters representing more than 19,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms. Their members are involved in commercial, industrial, and institutional free enterprise construction throughout south-central PA. We wish them all the best with this incredible, community-focused project!ABC 0002

July 2, 2015

Let Freedom Ring!

Happy Independence Day from SAAarchitects! Wishing you a wonderful weekend filled with good friends, good food, good laughs, and–of course, lots of red, white and blue!IMG_3875

June 26, 2015

SAA in Inside Lancaster

Thank you to Inside Lancaster magazine for the great SAAarchitects ad in your first publication! We are happy to be a part of it!
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June 19, 2015

Grand Opening Night for Out Door Country Club

The Out Door Country Club project in York is now wrapping, and they’ll celebrate their Grand Opening tonight! The restaurant now features a pizza oven, which can cook delicious specialty artisan pizzas in just 3 minutes, and a dining room which can seat 83 people. This area will not only be a great break for golfers, but a fun family dinner space as well. It backs up to the “19th Hole,” which will now be named Bistro on the Green & host a 15-seat bar! We cannot wait to hear what you think of this fantastic expansion!IMG_4654

June 11, 2015

Celebrating ODCC – A Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Congrats are in order for the Out Door Country Club , who hosted their ribbon cutting ceremony today, officially launching their new expansion and restaurant. We are proud to have designed and worked on this beautiful project! Check back soon for professional photos of this celebratory day.IMG_3634

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