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Ribbon Cutting at New Reuben Hoar Library

The new Reuben Hoar Library in Littleton, MA held a Grand Opening Ceremony on November 5, 2021. The new building will be a great addition to the community. And, we are very proud that our sustainable design provides an 82% reduction in energy usage.
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Construction of the new Greenfield Public Library is underway

Demolition of the existing, outdated fire station at the rear of the site is one of the first steps to prepare for the new library project. Demolition contractors cut away the original fire station cupola and lifted it clear of the building recently, and set it on a flatbed trailer for transport to its new...
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JRA Architectural Boat Tour of Boston

On 10/15/21 members of the Johnson Roberts staff, family and friends took a boat tour of Boston Harbor. We started out in Cambridge and went through a lock to get into the harbor. We learned a lot of interesting facts about the architecture and history of Boston on a beautiful day, then had lunch outside...
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Dracut Fire Station #3 – Front angle

New Photos of Dracut Fire Station #3

The new Dracut Fire Sation #3 is open and here are some new photos of it. This modern firehouse is divided into isolated areas — including a decontamination zone — to protect firefighters from carcinogens brought back from fires.
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1901 Dance Program Found in Cohasset Town Hall Wall

While working on our design for a new Town Hall in Cohasset, MA, JRA Associate Natalie Eringros and our Structural Engineer were cutting small holes in the walls to review the existing structural elements and they found this dance program from 1901. Here’s a photo of Cohasset Town Hall from that period.
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Essex Public Safety Facility Grand Opening

On Saturday, September 18th, the Town of Essex held its official grand opening for their new, JRA-designed Essex Police & Fire Station. Everyone really likes the new facility and the firefighters and police officers will be proud to work there for years to come. As part of the ceremony they opened a time capsule that...
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3D Vectorworks Lunch & Learn

Today JRA Associate Natalie Eringros began a series of sessions on best practices for using the architectural design application Vectorworks (which provides extensive 2D drafting, 3D modeling, BIM and rendering capabilities). Our team strives to always stay current with the latest software and the best techniques to use them effectively.
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JRA is Designing a New Town Hall in Wilmington

The JRA team recently attended one of our first large, in-person client meetings in a long time. We are proud to be working with the town of Wilmington, MA to create a beautiful new Town Hall and School Administration building that will serve them for many years to come.
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Frank Lloyd Wright

We are Hiring!

Johnson Roberts Associates is looking for a talented and motivated registration-track Architectural Designer with 5 to 10 years of experience for a full-time position. Ideal candidate possesses the following: Proficient in Vectorworks and SketchUpStrong technical and organizational skillsAbility to multitask and work collaboratively in a team environmentDesire to work on community-driven projects Johnson Roberts Associates...
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Greenfield Public Library Construction Begins

Construction has begun on our design for the new Greenfield Public Library. Greenfield residents are very excited to see progress being made on this valuable addition to their community. Here’s an article from a local newspaper: https://www.recorder.com/With-new-Greenfield-Public-Library-construction-nearing-event-to-share-building-image-encourage-fundraising-41519368
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New Dracut Fire Station #3 Now Open

This new station houses up to six vehicles, including an Engine, a boat, a brush truck, and a crew of three. The crew member spaces include sleeping quarters, kitchen and dining areas, and a fitness room. Building on experience working with the Boston Fire Department on their Firehouse Design Guidelines, we incorporated ‘Healthy In, Healthy...
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