Project Category: Adaptive Reuse

Brookside Artist Live/Work

Creative selective demolition allowed this former rubber factory to be molded into new use as artist live/work housing. ICON specifically designed units to fit each resident’s needs, making way for pottery kilns, a circus trapeze, a dance studio, and even a taxidermy shop. The complex now houses a range of unit types, including townhouses, open […]

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North Point Lofts

This former industrial building creates 103 new “micro” lofts, an emerging new housing prototype for urban dwellers, conveniently located near the new Lechmere station on the Green Line extention. These studio apartments range in size from 330 to nearly 700 square feet, each with floor-to-ceiling windows and contemporary loft interiors and are designed to meet LEED-NC silver criteria.

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Harbor Lafayette Homes

Two renovated buildings in Salem’s Point neighborhood create homes for formerly homeless or transitioning young people.  These 27 affordable studio and one-bedroom units offer stability that will allow residents to rebuild their lives. The on-site resident manager occupies one unit and can utilize the private meeting room to facilitate communication and support.  New accessible entrances […]

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