Coming together to create a new St. John’s Food for the Poor Center
Prompted by the growing number of people who turn to the church for food, St. John’s Parish in Worcester recently purchased a 5,500-square foot building adjacent to its parking lot to house St. John’s Food for the Poor Center.
LPA designs new cafe for College of the Holy Cross
When the College of the Holy Cross wanted to move its coffee kiosk from the crowded entrance lobby of Stein Hall to a larger second floor space, they turned to Lamoureux Pagano Associates. The result is a 1,200 square foot combination cyber cafe and coffee house that offers both refreshments and a social setting for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The cafe, which provides seating for 30 and standup bars for another 12, serves coffee, espresso, pastries, fruit cups, ice cream, and soft drinks – and is also used as a study area after hours.
Mary Bulso receives award for tornado efforts
After the June tornado that swept through Springfield and surrounding western Massachusetts communities, Mary Bulso, project manager for Lamoureux Pagano Associates, responded by mobilizing her fellow students in the University of Massachusetts Historic Preservation Graduate Program.
Guest speakers give high marks to LPA’s new space as well as to the firm’s contribution to the community
Rev. Robert Bachelder of the Worcester Area Mission Society commended LPA for “striving to shape Worcester’s image in ways that evoke the chords of civic memory while also inspiring us with a fresh vision of what our city can be – and will be – a city of peace and prosperity where every citizen feels right at home.”
Ceremonial groundbreaking in Shrewsbury
Mike Pagano, Bill Senecal, and Katie Crockett from LPA took part in a ceremonial groundbreaking for Sherwood Middle School in Shrewsbury, Mass. on May 26, along with representatives from PMA Consultants and Gilbane Construction.
Shrewsbury High School is Model High School
Shrewsbury High School was chosen by the Massachusetts School Building Authority for their Model School Program. The MSBA’s Model School Program adapts successful design elements from recently constructed schools to simplify the design process, reduce the amount of time projects are in the design phase and lower design fees.
LPA is moving!
After four decades of operating from the Shrewsbury Street area of Worcester, Lamoureux Pagano Associates Architects is moving. In May 2011, we’ll be in our new offices at 108 Grove Street, Suite 300, Worcester, MA 01605 (in the Northworks Building). Our telephone, fax, and email will stay the same.
Five members join LPA team
During the past several months, LPA has exanded its architectural design and project management team. The five new members include (left to right) Jesse Veinotte, Quoc Le, Kiseok Jeon, Mary E. Bulso, and Sean W. Brennan. For more information on our people, see LPA Team
On January 26, 2011, LPA president Mike Pagano delivered the keynote address at the annual meeting of Preservation Massachusetts. He explained how in the mid-1990s, the people of Worcester’s Quinsigamond Village and the larger community engaged in advocacy to preserve the Quinsigamond School built in 1890 and the nearby library built in 1913 with a grant from Andrew Carnegie from the wrecking ball.
In October, Mike Pagano was part of a delegation from Worcester who traveled to Austin, Texas to accept an award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation for the restoration of The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts.
“An architectural and community treasure”
The Hanover Theatre for Performing Arts was presented with a Preservation Honor Award on October 29 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation at its 2010 National Preservation Conference in Austin, Texas. Troy Siebels, executive director of the Hanover Theatre, accepted the award along with president Michael Pagano and architect William Senecal of Lamoureux Pagano Associates, as well as others from the community who played key roles in the restoration effort.
AIA New England honors LPA
AIA New England will present Lamoureux Pagano Associates with a Design Excellence Award for the restoration of The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts on November 19, 2010, the final night of the Build Boston convention and tradeshow. “It’s an honor to accept this award for our role in restoring this beautiful building designed by internationally renowned architect Thomas Lamb,” says LPA president Michael Pagano.