Civic


BFD Design Guidelines, Historically Sensitive

Boston Fire Department Firehouse Design Guidelines

Boston, Massachusetts Johnson Roberts Associates collaborated with the Boston Fire Department to create Firehouse Design Guidelines for new firehouses and future improvements/upgrades. Months of research included an existing facilities study, meetings with chiefs and other fire department personnel, and comparisons with similar initiatives in other municipalities. All City of Boston

Dracut Fire Station, Exterior Rendering

Dracut Fire Station #3

Dracut, Massachusetts Johnson Roberts Associates is working with the Town of Dracut to design a replacement for the Dracut Fire Station #3.  Although the existing Fire Station #3 answers the most calls, it is the smallest of the town's three stations. So far, this is the third capital project Johnson

Powder Magazine, Exterior

Powder Magazine Interior Restoration

Cambridge, Massachusetts On July 7, 2018, the Powder Magazine celebrated both its bicentennial and restoration. Originally constructed in 1818 to store gunpowder, the Powder Magazine is the oldest structure along the Charles River Basin. Johnson Roberts Associates collaborated with Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation in its interior rehabilitation for

Arlington Center for the Arts

Arlington Center for Arts

Arlington, Massachusetts Renovations of the new home for Arlington Center for the Arts modernize two floors of a historical school building to create 7,645 SF of creative spaces. The renovation includes improved lighting, technology and ventilation. The new Center for the Arts will have performance and learning spaces, including a

Wenham Town Hall, Front exterior view

Wenham Town Hall

  Wenham, Massachusetts Situated on Wenham Common, Wenham Town Hall is a wood-framed structure built in 1842. Years of modifications to the building resulted in major structural and water infiltration issues. Johnson Roberts Associates addressed these issues¬†as part of an overall renovation and restoration of the building. Based on photographic


EZ-Pass Service Center, MassDOT

Boston, Massachusetts The EZ-Pass Service Center is currently housed in a non-universally accessible area of a 1960s-era MassDOT building, located in East Boston. To meet accessibility requirements and to answer to increased customer volume, the EZ-Pass Service Center will move to another part of the building: an underused garage bay.


Dracut Town Hall

Dracut, Massachusetts The new Dracut Town Hall is a 23,000 SF building on two floors with a full basement exiting directly to grade to facilitate access to storage space. The main floor houses a large meeting room which can accessed along with the toilets and the cable TV facilities after


Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Rescue Station #3

COMM Fire Rescue Station #3

Marstons Mills, Massachusetts The new Centerville – Osterville – Marstons Mills Fire Rescue Station #3 in Marstons Mills, MA, is sympathetic to the surrounding Cape Cod vernacular buildings, materials, and compositions. The massing of the building reinforces the functional zones of the fire station barn as apparatus bays and farm


Boxford Town Hall, Front Entrance, Exterior view

Boxford Town Hall

Boxford, Massachusetts The new 13,300 SF Boxford Town Hall is the latest addition to the Boxford municipal center. The new two-story Boxford Town Hall is designed with a brick and precast exterior. The first floor of the town hall will contain financial departments and the meeting room, while the second


Berkley Town Hall

Berkley Town Hall

Berkley, Massachusetts The new Berkley Town Hall is located on the site of the former town offices, and houses both the Berkley Town Offices and the Council on Aging in a single-story building.


Ayer Town Hall

Ayer, Massachusetts Johnson Roberts Associates prepared a study and a plan to preserve and restore this historic 1876 building. The project includes the insertion of an elevator and an egress stair, access accommodations, complete interior renovations, preservation of the historic interiors, and restoration of the polychromed brick, tile, and stone