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A Gallery of Projects

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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(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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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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Concord Fowler Library, Exterior view
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...
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Tufts University Interfaith Center
Renovations to 58 Winthrop Street (in Medford, MA) 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...
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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...
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Bridgewater State University, East Common Campus Servery, Salad Bar
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...
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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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Johnson Roberts Associates has been providing Bridgewater State University with house doctor services since 2012. Over that time, we have successfully collaborated on 7 projects (totaling $5,855,000 – average cost $836K), including: Campus center renovationsDining commons renovationsKitchen upgrades & equipment...
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Norwell Middle School, Norwell Public Schools
While a principal at Tappé Associates, Jeffrey Davis, AIA, led multiple projects for Norwell Public Schools, beginning with a Facility Master Plan. To develop the Facility Master Plan, Jeff’s team completed a comprehensive assessment of physical conditions of overall educational...
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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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Mount Calvary Christian Preschool, Classroom
Mount Calvary Christian Preschool in Acton, Massachusetts, offers preschool programs for children ages three through five. Significant growth since the programs’ inception resulted in inadequate space to meet the current needs. Johnson Roberts Associates designed an expansion and renovation that...
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(Engine 6) 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 initial work began with the documentation of the...
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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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Touchstone Community School, Rendering
Johnson Roberts Associates completed a full campus master plan for Touchstone Community School. This comprehensive master plan includes existing conditions analyses, planned enrollment identification, educational visioning and programming, and desired facility/program improvements identification. Additionally, the master plan lays out a...
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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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Johnson Roberts Associates has been providing University of Massachusetts, Lowell with house doctor services since 2012. Over that time, we have successfully collaborated on 11 projects totaling $2,970,000 (average cost $270K) including: Various dormitory renovationsElevator studyPower plant demoConcert hall studyAdministrative...
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Maine Central Institute, Master Plan
Founded in 1866, Maine Central Institute (in Pittsfield, Maine) is one of the oldest schools in the state. The school has approximately 450 students across grades 9-12 and provides housing for 140 residential-life students. Additionally, MCI houses the Bossov Ballet...
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Mashpee Library, Front Entrance, Exterior view
The Mashpee Public Library replaced the existing library on a site in Mashpee Commons. This project received LEED Silver certification for its superior energy-efficiency. The building’s green features include a chilled-beam mechanical system, an extensive rooftop 20 KWH Photovoltaic system,...
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Worcester State University, Learning Resource Center, Entrance
Our renovations to Worcester State University Learning Resource Center (LRC) building included entrance renovations and library programming. We prepared a study and schematic design for the expansion of the existing library entry space, as well as programming for the entire...
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This project includes a comprehensive renovation of the second floor of the school facility at 255 Bent Street. Originally designed as biotech research and office space, the second floor has been completely redesigned to provide much needed school community gathering...
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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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The original Abbot Public Library building was built in 1953, with additions in 1990. No significant renovations have happened in the past 30 years. The Trustees realized that it was time to update building systems and reorganize the 26,400 SF...
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St. Joseph's Elementary School, Exterior view
The addition to St. Joseph’s Elementary School and the Monsignor James Haddad Middle School (in Needham, MA) expanded and improved academic areas and provided a new gymnasium. A building addition containing the gymnasium, a computer/technology classroom, an art room, and...
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This non-profit organization in Arlington, Massachusetts, is located on two floors of a historic school building. Our renovations transformed the former municipal offices into 7,645 SF of vibrant creative spaces. Improved lighting and ventilation contribute to the sense of openness....
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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...
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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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Our addition and renovations to the historic 1890 Haston Free Public Library (in North Brookfield, Massachusetts) restored the original library’s historic beauty, and provided much-needed extra space for expanded library services. Located on a tight site with limited room for...
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Renovations to the Lower Level of the McKim Building (Boston Public Library).
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The Johnson Roberts team performed a space needs review for the Lower School at the Lawrence Family Development Charter School
The Johnson Roberts team performed a space needs review for the Lower School at the Lawrence Family Development Charter School. This review revealed a need for new physical education, art, and music classrooms. Phase 1 of the project includes the...
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