Project Category: Municipal

Oak Bluffs Town Hall

The Town Hall was in an old school building first constructed in 1938, then significantly expanded in the 1960’s. After a detailed assessment of the existing building, the design team was determined that the existing heavy timber roof construction, floors, and exterior walls could be retained (approximately 70% of the existing building). The design inserts […]

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City Hall Campus

The two-story Italianate Fitchburg City Hall was built in 1853. The building featured brick walls on a granite foundation with brick pilasters, brownstone and terracotta details, granite lintels, and a slate roof. There were offices on the first floor and a large public meeting room on the second floor. In 1879, a stage house was […]

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Performing Arts Center

The City of Nashua is building a performing arts center to support local economic development. After considering several locations, the City chose a site for the proposed performing arts center in the heart of downtown Nashua. Located on the corner of Main Street and West Pearl Street, the dense urban site was occupied by two […]

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City Hall Annex

The Annex had undergone a major renovation in 2004 and received LEED-Gold certification. However, the building systems never performed to expectations, failing to achieve the projected energy use reductions. As part of a larger┬áMunicipal Facilities Improvement Plan, the City asked the design team to assess the building envelope, mechanical systems, and accessibility. The team concluded […]

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