Tag: repurposing

Maugel / Russo Project Gets Award

Maugel / Russo Project Gets Award

| May 9, 2019

Leominster, MA – The Ivory Keys Apartments, located at 140 Adams Street, was recently recognized by Preservation Massachusetts.     Maugel Architects and L.D. Russo transformed this once vacant historic mill building that formerly housed a piano manufacturing facility into a 41-unit affordable rental housing complex.  The new design pays homage to the building’s history by preserving and […]

Continue Reading

St. Mark’s Gets New Training Space

St. Mark’s Gets New Training Space

| January 28, 2019

Southborough, MA – Students at St. Mark’s School were greeted last spring with the transformation of underutilized storage space in the historic Elkins Gymnasium to the new Coolidge Athletic Performance Center. As the lead designers, S3 Design said this project is a wonderful example of building repurposing, teamwork, and the creation of a new student […]

Continue Reading

Repurposing History:  Rewards and Realities by Anthony Papantonis

Repurposing History: Rewards and Realities by Anthony Papantonis

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

With its rich architectural history, Boston and its surrounding communities are home to a vast array of buildings that are well-suited to be re-developed while preserving their historical significance. Beginning with early examples of well-known structures like Boston City Hall’s conversion into restaurant and office space in 1969 and Faneuil Hall’s transformation into a popular tourist/retail destination in 1970, there is an extensive list of outdated buildings that have been adapted for new purposes. Lesser known but historically significant buildings also populate the list, such as the 1874 Henry Willis Building at 175 Purchase St. in the Financial District which Nauset Construction recently converted into the new Brazilian Consulate for owner 175 Purchase Street LLC, an affiliate of Core Investments Inc. The building is expected to be approved by the National Register of Historic Places in 2014. Obsolete mills, factories, and schools with less historical significance but structurally sound have also been re-purposed as office, industrial, retail and multi-family properties throughout New England.

Continue Reading

For more info on how to submit content or advertise with High-Profile, connect with us here!

Would you like more info on how to submit content or advertise with High-Profile?

 

Connect with us here!