Education Restoration/Renovation

Renovation Underway at Historic School in Needham

Emery Grover School Administration Building

Needham, MA – M. O’Connor Contracting, Inc is underway with the renovation and modernization of the Emery Grover School Administration Building, an 1897 National Register Historic Building that was original constructed as a high school. The project was designed by Bargmann Hendrie + Archetype, Inc. and is scheduled to be completed in early September 2024.

Emery Grover School Administration Building

The complete exterior renovation includes rehabilitation to preserve the original masonry, installation of new energy efficient windows to replicate the original windows, slate roofing and a new parking lot with exterior lighting and underground utilities.

The interior renovation and new addition include a complete gut rehab, the enclosure of the existing open portico to provide an accessible entrance building as well as the installation of a new elevator, structural enhancements, new mechanical systems, and the complete build out for the Town of Needham’s School Department.