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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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Kaplan Boosts Affordable Housing Supply

Kaplan Boosts Affordable Housing Supply

| January 24, 2017

Boston – Per the state’s Chapter 40B law, Massachusetts requires each city and town to have 10% of its housing stock as affordable. While the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development lists Boston as having an impressive 18.30% subsidized housing inventory, this is not enough to cover the soaring demand. The Boston Housing Authority provides affordable […]


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Finegold Alexander Architects Makes Progress on Stoughton Public Library Project

Finegold Alexander Architects Makes Progress on Stoughton Public Library Project

| January 23, 2017

Boston – Finegold Alexander Architects announced that it has completed design and renderings for the town of Stoughton’s public library renovation and expansion project, and construction documents are well underway. Construction is expected to start in the spring of 2017. The project will expand and renovate the current structure of 22,000sf to approximately 39,000sf. In addition, the […]


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