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.”
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