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Armsmear
Armsmear

Armsmear

Assessed the condition and designed repairs for the decorative wrought iron balconies and fire escapes. mainly constructed in 1910 when Samuel and Elizabeth Colt’s home, now in the newly established Coltsville National Park, was converted to a retirement home per Elizabeth’s wishes.

Location:Hartford, CTCategory:Conditions Assessment
We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.”Winston Churchill
Austin House - Site Walls
Austin House - Site Walls

Austin House - Site Walls

Completed a full conditions assessment of the reinforced concrete roof/deck slabs, site and retaining walls of the 1930’s home of the former director of the Wadsworth Atheneum. The assessment included both strength and material analyses as well as recommendations and cost estimates for restoration.

Location:Hartford, CTCategory:Conditions Assessment
Deacon John Grave House
Deacon John Grave House

Deacon John Grave House

Performed an assessment and report for the long term maintenance plan of this now museum building, one of a small number of seventeenth century structures surviving in our country.

Location:Madison, CTCategory:Capital Needs Assessment
Deep River Historical Society Building
Deep River Historical Society Building

Deep River Historical Society Building

Performed a conditions assessment of the stone masonry façade and interior timber frame o this 1840 structure, including a structural capacity analysis.

Location:Madison, CTCategory:Conditions Assessment
Ellsworth Homestead
Ellsworth Homestead

Ellsworth Homestead

Performed the structural portion of a conditions and capital needs assessment for this National Historic Landmark and home of the prominent Connecticut lawyer and politician, Oliver Ellsworth, who served as a drafter of the United States constitution, United States Senator and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. The building was originally constructed in two subsequent phases in 1781-83 and 1789.
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Location:Windsor, CTCategory:Conditions Assessment
Farmhouse at the Mount
Farmhouse at the Mount

Farmhouse at the Mount

Performed the structural engineering component of the conditions assessment for the farmhouse connected to Edith Wharton’s Berkshire estate known as 'The Mount' constructed circa 1908.

Location:Lenox, MACategory:Conditions Assessment
Collaboration allows teachers to capture each other's fund of collective intelligence.”Mike Schmoker
First Church Windsor Meetinghouse
First Church Windsor Meetinghouse

First Church Windsor Meetinghouse

Performed a capital needs and conditions assessment of “campus” buildings including the 1794 Meetinghouse, 1805 Pierson House, 1755 Russell House and 1955 Parish House. Performed a subsequent more focused forsensic assessment of the Meetinghouse queen post timber trusses to determine the cause of cracking in the ceiling below.

Location:Windsor, CTCategory:Conditions Assessment
Indian and Colonial Research Center - Exterior
Indian and Colonial Research Center - Exterior

Indian and Colonial Research Center - Exterior

Performed forensic assessment of cracks in the exterior masonry walls and outlined recommended repairs of the former Mystic Bank building constructed in 1856 .

Location:Mystic, CTCategory:Conditions Assessment
Scranton Library Campus Buildings
Scranton Library Campus Buildings

Scranton Library Campus Buildings

Performed conditions assessment of three campus buildings dated 1855, 1865 and 1920 for the purpose of being renovated as future additions to library programming space, including evaluation for floor loadings.

Location:Madison, CTCategory:Conditions Assessment
Great results begin with great questions.”Marilee Adams
Trinity College Chapel
Trinity College Chapel

Trinity College Chapel

Performed a conditions assessment to help identify specific building envelope breaches allowing water into the structure to facilitate Trinity College in prioritizing exterior restoration work. Construction of the Trinity College Chapel, an English-Gothic style structure designed by Philip Hubert Frohman, of Frohman, Robb and Little, was completed in 1932 during the throes of the Great Depression.

Location:Hartford, CTCategory:Peer Review
Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Episcopal Church

Trinity Episcopal Church

Performed historic research and in-field survey to provide a comprehensive exterior envelope conditions assessment, including phased cost estimates and treatment recommendations for structural stabilization repairs and treatment of deferred maintenance of the 1866 historic masonry envelope.

Location:Brooklyn, CTCategory:Conditions Assessment
Waterbury Clock Company Buildings
Waterbury Clock Company Buildings

Waterbury Clock Company Buildings

Performed the structural portion of a reuse study to determine the feasibilty of adaptively reusing a block of non-vacant early twentieth century "slow burn" factory buildings.

Location:Waterbury, CTCategory:Reuse Study
Loom City Lofts
Loom City Lofts

Loom City Lofts

Performed a structural peer review for the adaptive reuse of the former Roosevelt Mills factory building into a multi-family residential building. Constructed in 1906 using the Kahn System of Reinforced Concrete, this building was among the first in the United States to embrace reinforced concrete technology.

Location:Vernon, CTCategory:Peer Review