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St. Mary's Parish House: Reuse And Rehabilitaion Feasibility Report, Elizabeth Deblock, Alison Fredericks, Dylan Peacock, Amy Skrzek, Arnold Robinson Jan 2013

St. Mary's Parish House: Reuse And Rehabilitaion Feasibility Report, Elizabeth Deblock, Alison Fredericks, Dylan Peacock, Amy Skrzek, Arnold Robinson

Historic Preservation

Most windows in the structure are historic and in fair condition, consisting of double-hung, six-over-six, divided-light windows throughout most of the building and 12-over-8 divided- light windows in the gymnasium. Windows on the first story of the south façade, in the school addition, are wooden and one-over-one.


Revitalizing Woonsocket: A Main St. Implementation Plan, Nina Caruso, Alison Fredericks, Caitlin Merritt, Shannon Pitt, Kathleen Wilson, Arnold Robinson Jan 2013

Revitalizing Woonsocket: A Main St. Implementation Plan, Nina Caruso, Alison Fredericks, Caitlin Merritt, Shannon Pitt, Kathleen Wilson, Arnold Robinson

Historic Preservation

GuideStar, an online service that provides information on nonprofit organizations in the United States, was used to identify all the nonprofit organizations in downtown Woonsocket, as well as who the executive directors are and the names of people on the board of directors. Internet research was also utilized to access the websites where the students could gather contact information. The names and contact information that were collected were listed in the reference document. The list, to the students’ best abilities, is a comprehensive cross sections of business owners, non-profit leaders, and political leaders.


Fuller Farmstead: Reuse & Rehabilitation Feasibility Report, Julie Braid, Bill Langman, Saria Sweeney, Chris Usler, Arnold Robinson Jan 2013

Fuller Farmstead: Reuse & Rehabilitation Feasibility Report, Julie Braid, Bill Langman, Saria Sweeney, Chris Usler, Arnold Robinson

Historic Preservation

A new atrium has been proposed to accommodate the needs of the Barnstable Land Trusts proposed programs. The atrium would provide a well defined, ADA accessible entrance to the building. Design of the new atrium would apply to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for new exterior additions to historic properties. It is recommended that the atrium be constructed on the west façade, after the demolition of 2/3 of the southwest ells.


Codding Farm Barn: Reuse And Rehabilitation Feasibility Report, Leaha Bovino, Matt Butzke, Christina Coleman, Natalie Holy, Arnold Robinson Jan 2013

Codding Farm Barn: Reuse And Rehabilitation Feasibility Report, Leaha Bovino, Matt Butzke, Christina Coleman, Natalie Holy, Arnold Robinson

Historic Preservation

The primary wood columns and secondary wall studs show a variety of conditions. Most notably, the columns at the foundation level have been cut to remove rotted portions and are now supported by concrete footings. The columns on the first floor level have been reinforced with additional pieces of wood. An additive process of building up the structure is evident, although it is not clear if this is historically original or the results of the repair efforts circa 2005.


The Baptist Church In Warren: Rehabilitation And Preservation Report, Elizabeth Cardarelli, Valtinen Kari, Corey Pacheco, Lauren Bambara, Arnold Robinson Jan 2013

The Baptist Church In Warren: Rehabilitation And Preservation Report, Elizabeth Cardarelli, Valtinen Kari, Corey Pacheco, Lauren Bambara, Arnold Robinson

Historic Preservation

The Baptist Church in Warren is located in the Warren Waterfront Historic National Register District. Warren also has a Voluntary Historic District. Both the National Register Nomination and the Voluntary Historic District have regulations which pertain to changes to the exterior view shed of the building. Exterior work on this project will need to abide by the State of Rhode Island and the Providence Plantations Rehabilitation Code for existing buildings and structures and the Town of Warren Department of Building and Zoning. Exterior work done on a voluntary basis, according to the Warren Voluntary Historic District guidelines, will qualify for ...


Washington Park Main Street Plan, Benjamin Bergenholtz, Derek Dandurand, Valerie Fram, Tracy Jonsson, Kimberly Lindner, Carolyn Reid, D.J. Sevigny, Alexandra Skerry, Timothy Guimond, Brooke Kourafas, Elise Murphy, Matt Berry, Erik Butler, Kayla Nerone, Arnold Robinson, Jeremy Wells, Julie Coon, Joel Cooper Jan 2012

Washington Park Main Street Plan, Benjamin Bergenholtz, Derek Dandurand, Valerie Fram, Tracy Jonsson, Kimberly Lindner, Carolyn Reid, D.J. Sevigny, Alexandra Skerry, Timothy Guimond, Brooke Kourafas, Elise Murphy, Matt Berry, Erik Butler, Kayla Nerone, Arnold Robinson, Jeremy Wells, Julie Coon, Joel Cooper

Historic Preservation

There is an immense variety of privately owned businesses. They will be stakeholders because their businesses are located there, but they will also be assets in themselves in drawing people to the area. There is basically everything anyone could possible want or need in this area. There are two gas stations, a Family Dollar, a liquor store, a few sit down restaurants, numerous places where one can get a quick bite to eat, a frame shop, a clothing store, a pawn shop, a store with fresh produce (which is hard to find in urban areas), a store that sells sports ...


Matthewson St. United Methodist Church: Rehabilitation Feasiblity Report, Catherine Varnas, Jonathan Hopkins, Dylan Peacock, Joshua Lentz, Arnold Robinson Jan 2012

Matthewson St. United Methodist Church: Rehabilitation Feasiblity Report, Catherine Varnas, Jonathan Hopkins, Dylan Peacock, Joshua Lentz, Arnold Robinson

Historic Preservation

The first-story floor plan was altered significantly during the 1951 renovations, and the entry vestibule is adorned with Neo-Gothic panelling. The chapel on the first floor is handsomely finished. The two-story sanctuary space has a semi-circular configuration with pews radiating from the altar, a balcony and substantial crown moulding.


Liberty Street School: Reuse And Rehabilitation Feasibility Report, Eric Deitz, Matt Spears, Nedith Wikina, Arnold Robinson Jan 2012

Liberty Street School: Reuse And Rehabilitation Feasibility Report, Eric Deitz, Matt Spears, Nedith Wikina, Arnold Robinson

Historic Preservation

It is recommended that the iron fire escapes on the east and west elevations be removed because they do not meet current fire codes as a proper means of egress from the building. The metal railings should also be removed and replaced with railings that meet current building code with a proper height.


Pomham Rocks Lighthouse: Reuse And Rehabilitation Feasibility Report, Arnold Robinson, Caitlin Merritt, Nina Caruso, Derek Danderand Jan 2012

Pomham Rocks Lighthouse: Reuse And Rehabilitation Feasibility Report, Arnold Robinson, Caitlin Merritt, Nina Caruso, Derek Danderand

Historic Preservation

The lighthouse has withstood the passing of time, including the harsh coastal weather elements. Pomham Rocks’ significance was obtained through its historic function, architectural style and keeper history. Pomham Rocks Lighthouse was listed in 1976 on the National Register of Historic Places.

Pomham Rocks Light Station consists of nearly half an acre situated atop of a promontory, approximately 800 feet off the mainland of East Providence at the upper reaches of Narragansett Bay in what is called the Providence River.


Longley Building: Reuse And Rehabilitation Feasibility Report, Elizabeth Deblock, Alexander Leblanc, Carolyn Reid, Kathleen Wilson, Arnold Robinson, Philip Marshal, Robert Dermody Jan 2012

Longley Building: Reuse And Rehabilitation Feasibility Report, Elizabeth Deblock, Alexander Leblanc, Carolyn Reid, Kathleen Wilson, Arnold Robinson, Philip Marshal, Robert Dermody

Historic Preservation

The southern, eastern, and northern façades (the principal façades) have a great amount of decorative masonry including granite, slate coursing, brownstone coursing, and brick veneer (Photo 2). All of these materials are in good condition, except for the brownstone, which is deteriorating in areas that are connected to a wrought iron balustrade. The surface of the brownstone is face-beded, and the corrosion of the iron in contact with the stone has caused oxide jacking. All of the masonry has environmental staining.


Charles G. Calder House Rehabilitation Plan, Benjamin Bergenholtz, Valerie Farm, Dustin Powell, Matine Rousseau, Jonathan Shea, Alison Talbot, Arnold Robinson Jan 2011

Charles G. Calder House Rehabilitation Plan, Benjamin Bergenholtz, Valerie Farm, Dustin Powell, Matine Rousseau, Jonathan Shea, Alison Talbot, Arnold Robinson

Historic Preservation

Upon completion and proper drying time of new plaster, sand all walls to an even smooth surface and apply base coat followed by Linen White paint by Benjamin Moore (flat) on all wall surfaces. Ceilings are all to be painted a flat Ceiling White by Benjamin Moore. Woodwork that has been painted in the past (not stained) is all to receive semi-gloss Bright White paint by Benjamin Moore. No less than two coats throughout on all painted surfaces.