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New England Projects Earn National Preservation Awards

New England Projects Earn National Preservation Awards

| October 14, 2019

Washington – Three dynamic projects, including two in New England, are the winners of the 2019 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation National Preservation Awards, according to an announcement made by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Chosen from a highly competitive field of projects, this year’s winners are the Unity Temple in Oak Park, Ill., the […]

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Historic Boston Inc. Names New Board Members

Historic Boston Inc. Names New Board Members

| August 13, 2019

Boston – Historic Boston Inc. (HBI) has named two new members to its 16-member board of directors: Karilyn Crockett, MIT lecturer, author and founder of the youth-focused educational nonprofit MYTOWN; and Brooke Woodson, director of trade partner diversity at Suffolk Construction. The two newly named members join 14 current members of HBI’s board, which give […]

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ACEC/MA Awards Sprague Building Reconstruction

ACEC/MA Awards Sprague Building Reconstruction

| August 6, 2019

New Bedford, MA – The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named Environmental Specialty Solutions (ESS Inc), a Burns & MCDonnell company, as a 2019 bronze award winner for engineering excellence for the abatement, demolition and reconstruction of the Sprague Building in New Bedford. Drawing on in-depth experience in environmental abatement, historic […]

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Hirsch Project Wins BPA Award

Hirsch Project Wins BPA Award

| July 26, 2019

Boston – Hirsch Construction Corp. has announced that 240A Newbury Street is a Boston Preservation Alliance 2019 Preservation Achievement Award Winner. Hirsch was the builder of the retail store and cafe,  completely renovating the four floors to a luxury finish. 240A Newbury Street was originally built in 1880 as two residential brownstones at 39 and […]

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Engineering Firm Welcomes Phetteplace

Engineering Firm Welcomes Phetteplace

| July 18, 2019

Old Saybrook, CT – GNCB Consulting Engineers, P.C. (GNCB) recently welcomed Eleanor Phetteplace of Roger Williams University (RWU) as its new design engineer. Phetteplace graduated in May with a Bachelor of Science in engineering with a concentration in structures and historic preservation. She completed two internships with GNCB during the course of her undergraduate curriculum […]

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Two Universal Window Projects Earn Awards  

Two Universal Window Projects Earn Awards  

| June 4, 2019

Boston – Universal Window and Door, a manufacturer of custom window solutions for restoration and commercial construction projects, provided the historic replica windows for a pair of projects that were recently honored by the Boston Preservation Alliance. Universal supplied historic replica windows for the new Boston Volvo dealership in Brighton, a Beaux Arts building constructed […]

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Two NEI Projects Recognized

Two NEI Projects Recognized

| May 21, 2019

Boston – NEI General Contracting announced that two of its projects have been recognized by the Massachusetts Historical Commission’s (MHC) 41st Annual Preservation Awards, including the Paul & Niki Tsongas Award, the Robert H. Kuehn Award, and a People’s Choice Award. In addition, a third project constructed by NEI, the Lenox Schoolhouse, was nominated for […]

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Four Universal Window Projects Get Awards

Four Universal Window Projects Get Awards

| April 16, 2019

Marlborough, MA – Universal Window and Door provided windows for four historic restoration projects that will be honored at the 2019 Preservation Massachusetts Awards, hosted by the nonprofit historic preservation organization dedicated to preserving the commonwealth’s historic and cultural heritage. Universal supplied historic windows to winners in two categories: the Wood Worsted Mill in Lawrence […]

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City of Boston Awards Grant for Redevelopment of Historic Church

City of Boston Awards Grant for Redevelopment of Historic Church

| March 14, 2019

Boston – Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the city’s Community Preservation Committee and the Boston City Council have awarded $500,000 to the nonprofit Historic Boston Inc. (HBI) for acquisition and redevelopment of the historic St. James African Orthodox Church in Roxbury as affordable housing and neighborhood workspace. The grant is among the first secured by HBI […]

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