NCA restored the Wolfeboro Town Hall in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. Boston architect James T. Kelley designed the 12,000 square-foot brick building, originally named Brewster Memorial Hall, in 1890. The Romanesque-revival landmark is regarded as one of New Hampshire’s most architecturally significant municipal buildings and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. […]
The Central School, built in 1889, had been closed for more than ten years when the Town of Portland decided to restore the historic structure to be used as its new Town Hall and Board of Education Offices. Care was taken in the exterior restoration to install new windows with profiles that matched the existing […]
Designing a modern facility that enhances Keene, NH’s historic context posed the greatest challenge. NCA’s solution recalls the city’s architecture of the 1920s and 1930s. Masonry details, corbelling, inset masonry panels, windows and trim reflect the era so the building melds into the eclectic neighborhood. The 26,000 square-foot building is set on an L-shaped parcel […]
NCA was charged with taking a closed 150,000 square foot regional grocery distribution center and converting it into an Emergency Services Facilities Complex for the City of Keene, New Hampshire. NCA created a visually exciting, contemporary facility for Public Works under Phase I and The Keene Police Headquarters under Phase II.
NCA evaluated the possibilities for the reuse of the former 1930’s high school. The decision was made to convert the structure to new facilities for the Town Hall and Recreation Department. A large addition was removed to make way for a new addition with a community gymnasium and running track. The entire existing facility was […]
Built in 1924 the neoclassical Hamden Town Hall has been nearly vacant for twenty years. NCA was retained to evaluate renovations to the historic town hall and consider the addition of a new police facility. This unique project required that the addition complement the original design, overlaid with the mandates of the Historic Commission. Of […]
First chartered in 1788 as the Governor’s Independent Volunteer Troop of Horse Guards, the unit was composed of prominent Hartford men. NCA was selected to design a new facility for the Governor’s Horse Guard. The new facility features offices, lockers, full kitchen and enclosed mounted drill area.
Fall River Energy Enterprise (FREE) is a collaborative effort led by NCA, Mayor Robert Correia, and the Fall River Office of Economic Development. This vision plan is designed to position Fall River, Mass. as a regional leader in renewable energy, attract new business, create jobs, and make the city greener and less dependent on fossil […]
NCA designed a new kitchen capable of producing 6,000 meals per day, a new addition of 312 high security cells and renovations and expansion to the visitor’s center. A new Housing Unit Control Room functions as an internal Central Control for the new Housing Unit and controls inmate movement through the Main Corridor.
This project began as a complete programming process where Town Hall employees were interviewed and a matrix was developed to determine the best department locations. The final project provided a new public meeting room, caucus and conference rooms. In addition, the existing building was reconfigured and upgraded to provide better flow for staff and operations […]
NCA’s design for the new 22,000 square foot facility responds to security needs and the planning and zoning commissions’ requirement for an architectural style in keeping with the town green context. The design features offices, locker and exercise rooms, holding cells, double sallyport, four-station communications system and control room. The structure was also designed to […]
Judicial Branch Facility was designed to expedite adjudication and sentencing for minor offenses. The design challenge was to convert a 1930s car dealership into a new facility. NCA’s investigation revealed a concrete structure with handsome cast concrete capitals on the concrete columns. The columns were repaired and incorporated into the design and are defining elements […]
NCA designed Interlink, the Northeast’s first Intermodal Transportation Center connecting air travelers with trains, buses, passengers and rental car transportation. Interlink positions Rhode Island as a leader in sustainable development by expanding public transportation, fueling economic recovery and offering future development opportunities, placing T.F.GreenAirport among the top airports in New England’s highly competitive market. The […]
NCA designed the Club Acela as a prototype for station lounge renovation along the Northeast Corridor. The existing mezzanine space was subdivided into a lower lever and an upper lever four feet higher. Major existing design elements for the commercial project included an historic ornate gold-leafed coffered ceiling eighteen feet above the floor and surrounding […]
NCA orchestrated the Old Town Hall’s exterior and structural restoration. The project entailed the rehabilitation of interior structural framing, exterior masonry walls, window panels, doors, new roofing and gutters, flashing and downspouts, and a site storm water drainage system.
As part of the replacement program for I-195, one third of the existing 1930 concrete arch bridge and former highway was preserved, restored, and rededicated as a pedestrian park that acts as the Providence terminus of the East Bay Bike Path. NCA’s design includes the restoration of the original granite drawbridge operator’s house, bronze flagpole […]
RIDOT enlisted Northeast Collaborative Architects, Commonwealth Engineers & Consultants, Inc., Parsons Brinckerhoff and Ventrone Architects to design the new Sakonnet River Bridge. The new bridge replaces a deteriorated steel span built in the 1950s. The new concrete and steel replacement carries Route 24 between Tiverton and Portsmouth. The new bridge is 2,265 feet long and […]
NCA produced an existing conditions assessment for the 1887 Tudor Revival and restored the slate roof and other original details. The restoration project included replacing flashing, deteriorated substructure, trim, cornices, spires and skylights. All architectural elements were restored or replicated. The project earned AIA-RI’s Honor Award for Preservation and Rhode Island Historic Preservation and Historic Commission’s […]
RIDOT engaged NCA to collaborate with Commonwealth Engineers & Consultants, Inc., Ventrone Architecture, Abernathy Lighting Design and the Pawtucket Mayor’s Bridge Design Committee to develop a new design for Interstate 95 Bridge Number 550. Native Americans call the place where trails meet to cross a river Pawtucket. During the 18th Century settlers crossed the Pawtucket River […]
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