Boston Athenæum — Historic Renovations and Restoration, Boston, MA

The major renovation and restoration of the original Beacon Street Building, as well as areas within the Congregational House, included all new windows and climate controlled mechanical systems, new plumbing, electrical, security, and fire alarm systems, and necessary exterior stone and brick restoration. Architectural renovations to the building’s interior included a new entry lobby, elevator, exhibit areas, conservation laboratory, seminar rooms, reading rooms, and cataloguing areas.

Facts

Size:  95,000 Square Feet

Schedule:  24 months

Contract Type:  Construction Manager-at-Risk

Owner:  Boston Athenæum

Architect:  Schwartz/Silver Architects