This Week…

October 10th 2017 Comments: 0

Upcoming events. Come join us! NEW YORK TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 6-8PM – RIZZOLI BOOKSTORE LAUNCH EVENT 1133 Broadway, New York, NY, 212-759-2424, Celebration & book signing. rizzolibookstore.com NEW YORK WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 6PM – McKINNON AND HARRIS SHOWROOM 211 East 59th Street, New York, NY, 212-371-8260, Book signing and opportunity … [read more]

Next Stop: Birmingham

September 28th 2017 Comments: 0

The tour train continues to roll.  Below are the upcoming events in the next few weeks.  We hope you can join us – we would love to see you! BIRMINGHAM SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1-2PM – ANTIQUES AT THE GARDENS Botanical Gardens, 2612 Lane Park Rd, Birmingham, AL, 205-414-3900, “A Conversation with … [read more]

On the Road Again

September 21st 2017 Comments: 0

We are gearing up for next week’s release of our new book, Poetry of Place, the New Architecture and Interiors of McALPINE – and we will soon be on the road again.   Below is our 2017-2018 book tour schedule of launch parties, lectures, book signings and events.  New events … [read more]

poetry reading

August 24th 2017 Comments: 2

We’re elated to announce the publication of our new book, POETRY OF PLACE!  This, our third book published by the fine folks at Rizzoli, will be available October 1st.  To quote Bobby McAlpine, this new book “picks up the conversation that I began in my last one.”   Following our … [read more]

Classicism for the Age of the Automobile

July 27th 2017 Comments: 5

Our guest writer today is our friend and colleague Alice Novak, Curator of Education at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.  Alice and I were together recently in France with our large extended family. —  Richard   As Richard Norris and I hopped out of an Uber in Poissy, France … [read more]

Spread Love

July 13th 2017 Comments: 12

“Are you coming back tomorrow?” Even after time has passed it brings me to tears thinking about saying goodbye to the men, women, and children I met in Greece. Recently I dreamed of serving in refugee camps surrounding Athens, Greece. In partnership with my church, Crosspoint, a supportive network of … [read more]

Neigh Sayer

June 22nd 2017 Comments: 5

Earlier this spring, I was privileged to attend the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event at the Kentucky Horse Park with my colleague/brother-in-law, John Sease. This horse show is one of the most prestigious international equestrian events in the sport of three-day eventing. Eventing is akin to an equestrian triathlon where … [read more]

Imaginal Landscapes

June 15th 2017 Comments: 3

A 35 year retrospective of David Keith Braly’s works on paper and canvas now hangs in the Johnson Center for the Arts in Troy, Alabama. Oh what a life! My colleagues and I marvel at the life and times of our friend David Braly who embarked on an education and … [read more]

Pace Yourself

June 8th 2017 Comments: 3

School is out, children are home, graduations have passed, dorm boxes arrived. Camp, vacations, summer jobs, reading lists, beach trips, holidays, cookouts, picnics, bar-be-que (yum!), endless possibilities. The sounds, schedules, fragrances, and tastes of a slower pace. Summer has begun. For us at McALPINE, it means our offices are brimming … [read more]

Gaines and Bosses

May 18th 2017 Comments: 6

A few weeks back, several of us in the Montgomery and Atlanta offices traveled to Auburn University, where we joined a goodly number of architecture and interior design alums, present day students and faculty at Dudley Hall; the unintended home away from home for most of us during our college … [read more]

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