Worcester State University, Learning Resource Center

Worcester State University Learning Resource Center

Worcester, Massachusetts Renovations to Worcester State University Learning Resource Center (LRC) building include entrance renovations and library programming. Johnson Roberts Associates prepared a study and schematic design for the expansion of the existing library entry space, as well as programming for the entire library facility. Improvements to the entry include

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

Wenham Police Station

Wenham Police Station

Wenham, Massachusetts Construction for renovations of the Wenham Town Hall and for a new Wenham Police Station are are complete. Renovation of the original Wenham Town Hall, built in 1842, includes construction of an addition containing an accessible entrance, egress stairs and elevators, and interior renovations. The new Wenham Police

Tufts University Interfaith Center

Tufts University Interfaith Center

Medford, Massachusetts Renovations to 58 Winthrop Street involved selective demolition and additions for the creation of a new Tufts University Interfaith Center. The building serves multiple faith groups as well as other campus groups. The project scope included restoration of an old multi-purpose room, enlarging windows, and providing accessible entrances

Shute Memorial Library, Interior view

Shute Memorial Library

Everett, Massachusetts Renovations and addition to the historic Shute Memorial Library (1899) include significant improvements to the existing interior and a new wing. Additionally, the library now has an accessible street-level entrance, an elevator and central stairwell, new reading areas, and a children’s craft room.

Peter Noyes Elementary School

Peter Noyes Elementary School

Sudbury, Massachusetts The Peter Noyes Elementary School renovation created a state-of-the-art facility equal to other schools recently built in the community. The renovation converted existing classrooms into five kindergarten classrooms, a new library, a world language classroom, and a computer room. Additionally, the renovation included gymnasium updates, new instrumental music

Pelham Elementary School

Pelham Elementary School

Pelham, Massachusetts The Pelham Elementary School expansion provides much-needed space to meet the school’s programmatic requirements. The design expands the facility to create space for a cafeteria, kindergarten classrooms, and rooms for special education and remedial programs. Additionally, office spaces accommodate a health and counseling department, teacher planning, and a

Northern Essex Community College, Bookstore

Northern Essex Community College Bookstore

Haverhill, Massachusetts Located in the Behrakis One-Stop Student Center, the Northern Essex Community College bookstore sells a variety of books, apparel, snacks, and supplies to the campus population. The space, which formerly housed a commercial kitchen, was renovated with new wall, ceiling, and floor finishes, HVAC distribution and lighting. The

Northborough Free Public Library

Northborough, Massachusetts The historic Northborough Free Public Library is an early 1900s granite Richardsonian building. Johnson Roberts Associates renovated and restored the original building and added a new section within a challengingly tight linear site. The addition, which more than triples the size of the library, is clad with a

Quinsigamond Community College, Anatomy Lab

Quinsigamond Community College | Anatomy Laboratory

Worcester, Massachusetts Quinsigamond Community College is a two-year college that serves residents of central Massachusetts. Johnson Roberts Associates provided design services to convert a media lab and adjacent study room into a new anatomy lab. Located in a 1970s campus building, the 1,350 square feet of classroom space includes a

Moses Greeley Parker Memorial Library

Moses Greeley Parker Memorial Library

Dracut, Massachusetts The addition and renovation to the Moses Greeley Parker Memorial Library more than triples the size of the existing library. The new addition curves around the original 1922 library building, whose restoration becomes the architectural focus of the new design. The first floor holds the children’s area, meeting

EZ-Pass Service Center, MassDOT

Boston, Massachusetts The EZ-Pass Service Center formerly resided in a non-universally accessible area of a 1960s-era MassDOT building, located in East Boston. To meet accessibility requirements and accommodate increased customer volume, the EZ-Pass Service Center moved to another part of the same building: an underused garage bay. The renovation provides

Mason Library, Interior view

Mason Library

Great Barrington, Massachusetts Johnson Roberts Associates worked design through construction on the addition, restoration, and renovation of the historic Mason Library. The addition provides a new elevator and room for a new children’s department. Additionally, considerable sitework improves access at the main entrance by relocating the original stairs to make

Lithgow Public Library

Lithgow Public Library

Augusta, Maine Additions and renovations to the Lithgow Public Library modernize services and more than triple the size of the old library. The expansion respects the original building—part of the National Register of Historic Places—while establishing a modern library with expanded technology access. With 31,755 SF of space, the library

John Curtis Free Library

John Curtis Free Library

Hanover, Massachusetts The renovations to the John Curtis Free Library restore the original historic library, and a new two-level addition expands the library to 19,000 square feet. Updates to the library included a new handicapped-accessible main entrance in the rear of the building, facing the new parking lot. Additionally, the

Hopkinton Public Library, Entrance

Hopkinton Public Library

The Hopkinton Public Library resides in two previously linked, well-loved historic structures—the original historic library and an adjacent church. The renovations and additions reorganize the library and expand the existing historic structures from 7,000 SF to 22,500 SF. The renovation design is sympathetic to the architecture of the original historic

Haston Free Public Library

North Brookfield, Massachusetts The addition and renovations to the historic 1890 Haston Free Public Library restore the original library and provide much-needed extra space for expanded library services. Located on a tight site with limited room for expansion, the Haston Free Public Library project was a challenge. Careful planning allowed

Worcester State University, Mary Cosgrove Dolphin Art Gallery, Entrance

Mary Cosgrove Dolphin Art Gallery at Worcester State University

Worcester, Massachusetts Johnson Roberts Associates provided a conceptual design for a new art gallery space within an existing campus building. Designs for renovation include a new wall and floor finishes, new lighting, new humidification and HVAC systems, modification of existing interior curtain wall system, and installation of movable partition systems