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.”
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.”