Rumford, RI – The Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission and Preserve Rhode Island bestowed a 2013 Rhody Award to Lang Wheeler for the historic renovation of the Weekapaug Inn in Westerly, RI. The Rhody Awards are chosen from nominations by the public and honor individuals, organizations and projects for their contributions to the preservation of Rhode Island’s historic places.
The Weekapaug Inn, sister property to the Ocean House, re-opened in October 2012 after a $20 million historic restoration. New England Construction served as Construction Manager, along with the team of designers including Arris Design Studio, Inc. of Baltimore, MD and Taylor Interior Design of Providence, RI. The team worked diligently along with Lang Wheeler and Charles Royce restoring the Inn to incorporate many updated features, while preserving the character and historic charm of the original structure.