Renovation/Addition


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. The building had been modified often enough that major structural and water infiltration issues developed and needed to be resolved. Johnson Roberts Associates addressed these issues as part of an overall renovation and restoration


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 Town Hall, built in 1850, includes construction of an addition containing an accessible entrance, egress stairs and elevators, and interior renovations. The new Wenham Police Station


Tufts Interfaith Center, Exterior view

Interfaith Center, Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts Renovations to 58 Winthrop Street involved selective demolition and additions for the creation of a new university interfaith center, for use by 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 and


Shute Memorial Library, Interior view

Shute Memorial Library

Everett, Massachusetts Renovations to the historic Shute Memorial Library in Everett, Massachusetts include significant improvements to the existing interior, and the addition of a new wing. The renovated structure includes a new accessible entrance on street level, an elevator and new central stairwell, new reading areas and a children’s craft


Peter Noyes Elementary, Library

Peter Noyes Elementary School

Sudbury, Massachusetts Renovations to the Peter Noyes Elementary School resulted in a state-of-the-art facility equal to other schools recently built in the community. Existing Classrooms were converted into five kindergarten classrooms, a new library, a world language classroom, and a computer room. A complete renovation of the gymnasium, new instrumental


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 Richardsonnian 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

New Anatomy Laboratory, Quinsigamond Community College

Worcester, Massachusetts Johnson Roberts Associates provided design services for the renovation of a large media lab and adjacent smaller computer study room in a 1970s campus building to create a combined 1,350 square feet of classroom space, converted for use as a new anatomy lab. A new ceiling, floor, HVAC


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 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.


Mason Library, Interior view

Mason Library

Great Barrington, Massachusetts Johnson Roberts Associates worked design through construction for the addition, restoration, and renovation of an historic public library. The addition provides access to the library, a new elevator, and room for a new children’s department. Considerable sitework was also performed to provide access at the main entrance—where


Lithgow Public Library

Augusta, Maine Additions and renovations to the Lithgow Library modernized services and more than tripled 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


John Curtis Free Library

Hanover, Massachusetts The additions and renovations to the John Curtis Free Library in Hanover, MA, restore the original historic library and expand the library to 19,000 square feet with a new two-level addition. A new handicapped-accessible main entrance is located to the rear of the building, facing the new parking


Hopkinton Public Library

The Hopkinton Public Library was housed in two well-loved historic structures (the original historic library and an adjacent church) that were previously linked together. The renovations and additions reorganized the library and expand the existing historic stuctures from 7,000 SF to 22,500 SF. The renovation is designed in sympathy with

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


Gale Memorial Library

Laconia, New Hampshire The addition and renovation to the Gale Memorial Library has restored the original 1888 granite building and created a new addition providing handicapped access, meeting rooms, and expanded book capacity. The addition, which doubled the size of the library, was designed to complement the Victorian architecture of


Concord Fowler Library, Exterior view

Fowler Branch Library

Concord, Massachusetts The Concord Fowler Branch Library addition and renovation created a new Children’s Department and meeting room and restored the original historic library, including the cupola and skylight. Archival storage was created and designed to accommodate the Library’s historic collections. The renovation also expanded adult services into a lower


Effingham Public Library, Children's Room

Effingham Public Library

Effingham, Illinois The Effingham Public Library, replacing the Helen Matthes Library, has relocated to a former bank building. Johnson Roberts Associates converted 27,000 square feet of interior office space into a modern library facility—complete with circulation, reading, book stacks, work, study and meeting areas. The improved design allows for efficient


Concord Free Public Library, Artrium

Concord Free Public Library

Concord, Massachusetts Renovations and additions to the Concord Free Public Library feature a new entrance for patrons and expanded collections and services for children, young adults, and adults. New conference and special collections spaces are provided for patrons. The historical portions of the building were restored. Renovations to the entire


Charlton Public Library

Charlton, Massachusetts The addition and renovation to the Charlton Public Libary has restored the original 1905 Dexter Memorial Hall library building, and provided a new addition to double the size of the library. The renovations and addition provide improved accessibility, expanded reading and study spaces, a restored historic meeting hall,


Tufts University, Campus Meeting Center, Exterior view

Campus Meeting Facility, Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts This former church is an ideal location for university use. Frequent meetings with the leadership of the University identified possible uses that could be served by the facility. In renovating the facility for its reuse by the college, the religious iconography and stained glass windows were returned to


Boston Public Library, Brighton Branch, Green Wall

Boston Public Library, Brighton Branch

Boston, Massachusetts The Boston Public Library’s Brighton Branch is an active neighborhood facility that was constructed in 1968. Renovations to this 16,000 square foot library provide accessibility and enhanced technology capabilities. The project was awarded LEED Silver certification: sustainable elements include two new entry vestibules for temperature control, all new


Bridgewater State University, East Common Campus Servery, Salad Bar

East Campus Commons Servery, Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater, Massachusetts The East Campus Commons Servery is a a 5,500-SF facility that serves 3,000 meals to students daily. Renovations included a reorganized floor plan to accommodate increased student traffic, new kitchen equipment, lighting, and room finishes. A different range and presentation of food options reflects the changing food preferences


Acton Congregational Church, Exterior view

Acton Congregational Church

Acton, Massachusetts Additions and renovation to the Acton Congregational Church provide new religious education classrooms, meeting rooms, a music room, a church parlor, a new kitchen, and a renovated fellowship hall. The additions were designed in the same architectural style as the original church, in compliance with Acton Historic District