Sean Brennan Featured in “On the Job”
On October 1, 2012, the Telegram & Gazette turned the spotlight on Sean Brennan, who joined Lamoureux Pagano Associates three years ago. The interview began with a basic question from reporter Bronislaus Kush: “How did you get interested in architecture?”
“Today” Show Showcases Achievement of Worcester Technical High School
On September 25, the “Today” Show showcased the academic success of Worcester Technical High School as part of the program’s focus on education. The show’s Rehema Ellis interviewed enthusiastic students, principal Sheila Harrity, and Edwin Coghlin, a local business leader who has raised millions in private funding to support the school’s innovative programs.
Hopedale Moves Forward with Town Hall Restoration Project
The Town of Hopedale has selected Lamoureux Pagano Associates to serve as project manager for the renovation of the Hopedale Town Hall which was built in 1886. The project will include interior renovations, space configuration, the addition of an elevator, and accessible bathrooms to provide for the current and future needs of employees and the citizens of Hopedale.
LPA Project Manager Helps Save Historic Windmill
Fascinated by the historical significance of the Wyles-Converse Windmill in Brimfield, Mass., Mary Bulso, a project manager at LPA, decided to focus on the significance of this endangered structure during her graduate studies in design and historic preservation at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Her research sparked the interest and involvement of many historians in the area who helped build a network of volunteers to rebuild this treasure.
Cutting Edge Design for Science Labs
Lamoureux Pagano Associates is one of six architectural firms selected from a field of 22 firms to design science laboratories in high schools across the state. As part of the Massachusetts School Building Authority’s revolutionary $60 million Science Lab Initiative, LPA is conducting a feasibility study for the redesign of science labs at Gardner High School, one of the first Massachusetts schools to be approved for such a study.
A Night of Music and Comedy at Hanover Theatre
On Saturday, October 13 at 7 p.m., The Hanover Theatre will host A Night of Music and Comedy to benefit St. John’s Food for the Poor Program. Irish tenor John McDermott, Virgil S. Gibson, former lead singer of the Platters, and comedian Norm Crosby are returning to Worcester to help raise funds to convert an unused 5,500 square-foot building into a new home for St. John’s Food for the Poor Center on Temple Street in Worcester.
LPA Helps Country Club Explore Options for Upgrades
Mount Pleasant Country Club in Boylston, Mass., is exploring options for upgrades to this historic country club that was established over fifty years ago. In explaining his vision for the future, long-time member Regan Remillard who purchased the club at the beginning of 2012, said that he intends “to restore the luster, stature, and pride of membership, to ensure that Mount Pleasant once again becomes one of the great, successful private country clubs of Massachusetts.”
Summer Splash/Winter Skate Planned for East Park
The City of Worcester hopes to make a splash in 2013 – the target for opening a new splash pad and oval skating rink at East Park. Lamoureux Pagano Associates, the on-call architectural firm for the city, has designed a splash pad filled with colorful play structures that will help visitors stay cool in the summer.
Worcester State University’s Learning Resource Center Gets a New Look
When students return to Worcester State University this fall, they’ll watch the finishing touches being put on the new facade designed by Lamoureux Pagano Associates for the Learning Resource Center, one of the more prominent buildings on campus.
Preservation Worcester Holds Annual Meeting at Hanover Theatre
On May 8, Mike Pagano addressed the members of Preservation Worcester at their annual meeting at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. The magnificent setting served as the perfect backdrop for a talk that took the audience back to the beginning of this historic preservation success story.
Officials Break Ground for New Elementary School
Students watched as their peers, local and state officials, and representatives of the design and contracting firms broke ground for the new J.R. Briggs Elementary School in Ashburnham, Mass. on April 27, 2012.
When completed in September of 2013, the $30 million, 85,000 square-foot building designed by Lamoureux Pagano Associates will provide 520 students from pre-kindergarten through grade 5 with what Jack McCarthy, executive director of the Massachusetts School Building Authority called “a completely up-to-date learning environment.”