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ARC Completes Bentley University Renovation

ARC Completes Bentley University Renovation

| March 14, 2017

Boston – Bentley University students, faculty, and administrators celebrated the reopening of Jennison Hall following a fast-track, $22.5 million laboratory and classroom renovation and expansion designed by Boston-based ARC/Architectural Resources Cambridge, whose design provides a diverse mix of new learning, social, lab, and office spaces. Built in 1966, Jennison Hall, with its 33 classrooms, is the largest […]




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Hobbs Brook Completes Facade Replacements

Hobbs Brook Completes Facade Replacements

| February 27, 2017

  Wakefield, MA – Hobbs Brook Management LLC of Waltham, collaborating with Margulies Perruzzi Architects (MPA), has completed façade replacement projects at 101 and 201 Edgewater Drive office buildings in Wakefield. The new façades provide a fresh look, energy efficiency, and easier wayfinding for guests visiting the multi-tenant buildings, together totaling 175,000sf. The project team also included general contractor Columbia Construction […]




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Waters Upgrades Three Buildings

Waters Upgrades Three Buildings

| February 27, 2017

Milford, MA – In 2015, Waters Corporation teamed up with the William F. Lynch Co., Inc. to upgrade its aging HVAC equipment in buildings 6 (101,000sf), 7 (71,200sf), and 8 (56,700sf). The goal was to create a baseline GMP and compare that with recommended energy conservation methods that would replace existing equipment with new code-compliant […]




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The Dimock Center Holds Groundbreaking

The Dimock Center Holds Groundbreaking

| January 27, 2017

Roxbury, MA – The Dimock Center broke ground recently on the state-of-the-art renovation project to restore its aging detoxification facility and strengthen its comprehensive substance use disorder treatment services. The Roxbury-based health and human services organization houses one of only three inpatient detox facilities in Boston and one of 30 in the state, offering addiction recovery […]




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NEI Completes Adaptive Reuse of Duck Mill

NEI Completes Adaptive Reuse of Duck Mill

| January 27, 2017

Lawrence, MA – NEI recently celebrated the completion of Union Crossing II, involving the $20.2 million adaptive reuse of the historic Duck Mill. Located in Lawrence at the corner of Union and Island streets, this project is the second phase of a two-mill renovation. The challenging conversion and restoration of the decayed five-story 132,000sf historic mill […]




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Neshamkin French Architects and TFMoran Complete The Armory

Neshamkin French Architects and TFMoran Complete The Armory

| January 26, 2017

Charlestown, MA – Neshamkin French Architects and TFMoran Structural Engineers of Bedford, N.H., provided architectural and structural engineering services for the renovation of the former Armory building in Charlestown, Mass. into 42 luxury condominiums with underground parking. Construction was completed by Eastridge Construction Management of North Reading, and the project was developed by Pat Keohane […]




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Historic Boston Begins Work at Fowler Clark Epstein Farm

| January 26, 2017

Boston – Historic Boston Inc. has begun rehabilitation and redevelopment of the 1860s-era barn at the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm in Mattapan, the first phase of eight months of work that will bring the historic property back for use as the home of the nonprofit Urban Farming Institute of Boston. Work has begun on replacing the roof, […]




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Renovations Complete for Quinnipiac University Brand Strategy Group

Renovations Complete for Quinnipiac University Brand Strategy Group

| January 25, 2017

  Hamden, Connecticut – Amenta Emma Architects recently transformed a 19th-century house into a 21st-century powerhouse for ideas for Quinnipiac University’s Brand Strategy Group, that is responsible for the University’s marketing, communications, brand identity, and digital initiatives. The old house was a hard sell to the university’s client, a veteran of the advertising world who imagined […]




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Boston Preservation Alliance News

Boston Preservation Alliance News

| January 25, 2017

This past year was busy here at the Alliance! With development booming across Boston, we have engaged in dozens of projects, big and small, and attended nearly 150 meetings in 2016. We would like to share a few highlights with you from last year and then a sneak peek at what we anticipate for 2017. […]




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