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A Gallery of Projects

We have successfully completed many renovation and repair projects for the Massachusetts School Building Authority, including these: East Street Elementary School East Street Elementary School (Ludlow, MA – 2016)Roof replacement, boiler replacement, and full facility accessibility upgrades. Design Team secured...
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South Hadley Public Library
The South Hadley Public Library sits on a bluff above the dam on the Connecticut River on a former abandoned industrial site. The first floor of the two-story library provides children’s services, new book browsing and meeting rooms. The second...
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Lithgow Public Library
Additions and renovations to the Lithgow Public Library (in Augusta, Maine) modernized services and more than tripled the size of the old library. The expansion respected the original building — which is on the National Register of Historic Places —...
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Sturbridge Town Hall and Center Office Building
Johnson Roberts Associates renovated and expanded the Sturbridge Town Hall and Center Office Building. Built in 1840 and 1852, respectively, these historic buildings sit across the street from each other in the town’s center. The complete renovation and expansion of...
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(Engine 9) Environmental Zoning and Interior Upgrades Johnson Roberts Associates is assisting the City of Cambridge in the development of a master plan for the updating of (6) aging fire stations. Our work on the Lexington Avenue station (the second...
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Wenham Town Hall, Front exterior view
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...
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The new Cohasset Town hall will restore the original Historic Town Hall, remove an outdated on inefficient addition and create a new two story addition for town offices. Located across from the historic common and within the Cohasset Historic District...
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Renovations to the Lower Level of the McKim Building (Boston Public Library).
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Concord Free Public Library, Artrium
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...
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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...
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Tufts University, Campus Meeting Center, Exterior view
This former church in Medford, MA is in an ideal location for university use. Through frequent meetings with the leadership of the university, we identified the possible uses for the facility. In renovating the facility for its reuse by the...
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John Bapst Memorial High School
John Bapst Memorial High School (JBMHS) is an independent boarding and day school in Bangor, Maine. The school is home to approximately 500 grades 9-12 students from over 30 different regional communities. Additionally, in the last 10 years, international students...
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Johnson Roberts Associates worked with the Town of Essex, Massachusetts to develop a space needs program to accommodate the town’s police and fire department. This process included considering possible renovations to the existing station or new construction of either combined...
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The new Dracut Town Hall is a 23,000-square-foot 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...
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Leicester, Massachusetts Johnson Roberts Associates undertook a number of studies to uncover new solutions for Leicester Public Schools. These studies included the following: A comprehensive physical conditions assessment of the five-building network Confirmation of projected enrollment Re-programming of grades PK-12 educational...
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We are on our third House Doctor contract with Tufts (starting in 2015) and we continue to have an excellent working relationship with this revered academic institution. 51 Winthrop Street (Medford, MA)This former church is an ideal location for University...
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Johnson Roberts Associates conducted a feasibility study for the Town of Northborough to determine the best option to house their fire department. Built in 1975, the current Northborough Fire Station was designed to accommodate an all-volunteer department. As such, the...
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The new Centerville – Osterville – Marstons Mills Fire Rescue Station #2 in Osterville, MA, is the second station in the COMM District for which we have provided design services. A key goal for this station was to have it...
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BFD Design Guidelines, Historically Sensitive
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 to similar...
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Hopkinton Public Library, Entrance
The Hopkinton Public Library resides in two previously linked, well-loved historic structures—the original historic library and an adjacent church. Our renovations and additions reorganized the library and expanded the existing historic structures from 7,000 SF to 22,500 SF. The renovation...
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NECC Library Classroom Johnson Roberts Associates has been providing Northern Essex Community College with House Doctor services since 2013. Over that time, we have successfully collaborated on many projects including: NECC Building B & E Swing Space ClassroomsRenovation of underutilized...
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Quinsigamond Community College, Anatomy Lab
Quinsigamond Community College (in Worcester, MA) 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...
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The new Erving Public Library (in Erving, MA) replaced the old one-room library with a state-of-the-art new building, featuring a dedicated Teen Room, Children’s Room (with a Makerspace), meeting rooms and adult study areas. The new building has been designed...
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Boston Public Library, Brighton Branch, Green Wall
Originally opened in 1969, the Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library is an active and integral part of the surrounding neighborhood. Renovations to this 22,400-square-foot library provided increased accessibility and enhanced technological capabilities. A new teen space was also...
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The Granby Public Library is an efficient small town library that recalls the architecture of the current historic library structure. The library design features a central reading hall that contains adult services, with meeting room and the children’s department located...
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We created a beautiful new library in Springfield, MA. The East Forest Park Library is an energy-efficient, green building with spaces that combine modern functionality, abundant natural light and eye-catching design. A large meeting room can host a variety of...
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Lunenburg Public Library
A central reading hall for adults anchors the design of the Lunenburg Public Library. Areas around the central hall include browsing, reference, and periodicals area. The children’s department features a sun, moon, and stars motif—inspired by the book Kingdom of...
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Townsend Public Library and Senior Center
The Townsend Public Library and Senior Center creates a “town village,” comprised of a library, a meeting facility, and a senior center. A portico-like corridor links the library and senior center to a shared meeting facility. A large Gothic arch...
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The new Reuben Hoar Library (Littleton, MA) was built on the same site as the old library — into an existing hillside, with the entrance on the upper level and the lower level opening onto a terrace and the adjacent...
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Cambridge City Hall
Extensive renovations to the historic H. H. Richardson-designed Cambridge City Hall — including ventilation upgrades to help prevent Covid-19 spread. The second phase of this multi-phase rehabilitation project includes: Upgrades and improvements to Legislative FloorFacility renovations for relocation of the...
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