Sanbornton Historic Preservation District Survey
Sanbornton, NH

Certified Local Government grant-funded study of the Sanborn Square Historic District, which was established in 1964 and listed to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.  The study provides up-to-date information on each of the approximately 95 properties within the current district and helps to formalize the Historic District boundaries.  This information will aid the Historic District Commission in overseeing the development of the area, butter understanding character-defining features of individual properties, and will create a tabular database with information on each property that can be keyed into town mapping.

Sanbornton Historic District Commission, to be completed August 2020.

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Stratford Grange John P. Chase Farmhouse Historic Building Assessment
Epping, NH

The Historic Building Assessment of the John Prescott Chase Farmhouse is being conducted for the Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire (SELT) in cooperation with Steven Bedard of Bedard Preservation & Restoration and Sheldon Pennoyer, AIA, of Sheldon Pennoyer Architects.  The Georgian Farmhouse was constructed in ca. 1785, likely by Moses Davis, and was home to John Prescott Chase from 1839 until 1883.  Chase updated many of the outdated Georgian features shortly after his marriage in 1842 to reflect the popular Greek Revival style.  The farm was later sold to the Quincy family and run as a dairy farm which supplied milk to RM Hood.  The property was listed to the NH State Register of Historic Places in 2014, and was acquired by SELT with the assistance of partner organizations including both the NH Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP) and NH Conservation & Heritage License Plate Program in 2015.  SELT decided to conduct an assessment to help guide the reuse plans for the building within the Secretary of the Interior's Standards as part of SELT's long-term plans to revitalize the working farm to inspire the public about conservation.

Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire, to be completed Spring of 2020.
Amos J. Blake House Museum Historic Building Conditions Assessment
Fitzwilliam, NH

The Historic Building Conditions Assessment of the Amos J. Blake House Museum is being conducted in partnership with Brian Gallien of Ironwood Restoration through the Assessment Grant program of the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance.  The house was constructed by Levi Haskell in 1837.  The large Greek Revival building originally housed a series of stores in the first floor with residential and storage space above.  In ca. 1863, Amos J. Blake (1836-1925) opened his law offices in the southeast corner of the building.  Blake was a prominent Fitzwilliam citizen, and lived in the house until his death in 1925.  The building was later transferred to the Fitzwilliam Historical Society in 1965 by Blake's descendants.

Fitzwilliam Historical Society, to be completed Spring of 2020.

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Stratford Grange Stratford Grange Historic Building Conditions Assessment
Stratford, NH

The Historic Building Assessment of the Stratford Grange is being conducted in partnership with Oliver Fifield of Oliver Fifield Traditional Woodworking for the town of Stratford with the aid of a grant through the assessment grant program of the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance.  The Stratford Grange was listed to the New Hampshire State Register of Historic Places in 2017 for its role in the political, governmental, and social history of Stratford and as a well-preserved example of a nineteenth-century rural New Hampshire meetinghouse.  The building was first constructed ca. 1820, as the second Stratford Meetinghouse (reusing framing elements of the first, 1808 meetinghouse).  It has been used as a grange hall since 1896, and sits along the west side of Route 3, between the villages of Stratford Hollow and North Stratford and across the street from the Stratford Center Cemetery.

Town of Stratford, completed May 2020.
Golden Rod Grange Historic Building Conditions Assessment
Swanzey, NH

The Historic Building Assessment was made possible through a grant from the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance and conducted in partnership with Michael Petrovick Architects, PLLC.  The Golden Rod Grange #114 was constructed in 1915-16 and designed specifically for Grange use with a lodge room with stage for dramatic productions; a dining/meeting hall; and a kitchen.  In 1991, the Grange offered the building to the Town of Swanzey.  Since 1993, the Swanzey Preservation Society has been working to rehabilitate the building for use as a centralized meeting place for town activities.  The building was individually listed to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994 under Criterion A for significance in social history.

Town of Swanzey, completed May 2020.

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Littleton, NH

Historic Building Assessment of the former Charles F. Eastman Carriage House in cooperation with Jay Barrett of Barrett Architecture, and the NH Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP).  The Littleton Community Center Annex was built in ca. 1884 as a carriage house and was likely designed by prominent Worcester, Massachusetts architect, Stephen C. Earle (1839-1913).  In 1919, the Eastman family estate, which then included the house (Littleton Community Center), carriage barn, ice house, and automotive garage, was purchased by the Littleton Community Center to create a community gather space as a living memorial for the veterans of the Great War (World War I).  In 1958-59, the first-floor of the carriage house was renovated to create Teen Town, a hangout for local youth.  The building was used by youth groups through 2011, when it was closed to the public due to structural issues.  The assessment explores the history of the structure, identifies character-defining features, and develops a rehabilitation plan to rehabilitate the historic building to create a public welcome center for the Town of Littleton.

Littleton Community Center, completed January 2020.
Greenfield Meetinghouse Historic Building Assessment
Greenfield, NH

LCHIP-funded Historic Building Assessment of the Greenfield Meetinghouse in Greenfield, NH for the Town of Greenfield in cooperation with Misiaszek Turpin pllc architects, Rist-Frost-Shumway Engineering, and the NH Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP).  The assessment of the 1795 building aims to address structural and code issues within the space, create a comprehensive history of the structure, develop a long-term maintenance plan for the building, and help the Town of Greenfield ensure that this historic structure continues to be a part of the community into the 21st century.

Town of Greenfield, completed September 2019.

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Effingham, NH

Initially hired by the Town of Effingham to complete a National Register of Historic Places Nomination for the Effingham Masonic Institute, the project was expanded to include an Historic Building Assessment in cooperation with Norman E. Larson, AIA of Christopher P.Williams, Architects and the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance.  The Italianate New England Masonic Charitable Institute was built in 1858 overlooking the village of Drake's Corner.The second floor was outfitted for use by the Charter Oak Lodge No. 58, and the hall was decorated with the elaborate wall frescoes of Boston artist Philip A Butler (1829-1916).  The first floor operated as a private school between 1861 and ca. 1880.  In 1891, the first floor of the building was re-purposed as the Effingham Town Hall.  In 1893, the Effingham Public Library moved into a room in the first floor.  Since 2004, the entire first floor has been occupied by the Library, with the Charter Oak Lodge continuing to utilize the second floor.  The Masonic Charitable Institute is significant for its architecture, and central role in the educational history of the Town and region as the only known example of a Masonic school in the United States.

Town of Effingham, completed June 2019.
Listed to the National Register of Historic Places September 19, 2019.

Stratford Hollow United-Methodist Church Historic Building Assessment
Stratford, NH

New Hampshire Preservation Alliance-funded Historic Building Assessment of the former Stratford Hollow United-Methodist Church for the Cohos Historical Society.  First constructed as a Greek Revival building in the 1850s, the church was heavily renovated in 1896 to serve the village of Stratford Hollow.  In 2002, the building was purchased by the Cohos Historical Society.  In 2010, the building was listed to the New Hampshire State Register of Historic Places for its role in the social history and community development of Stratford and as an excellent local example of shingle-style architecture.  The Historical Society is working to restore the church building while creating an accessible public museum and meeting space for the community.

Cohos Historical Society, completed June 2019.
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NH-Swanzey-Mt-Caesar-Union-Library.png Mt. Caesar Union Library Historic Building Assessment
Swanzey, NH

New Hampshire Preservation Alliance-funded Historic Building Assessment of the Mt. Caesar Union Library in Swanzey in cooperation with KCS Architects.  The Greek Revival style library was constructed in 1842 as the private Mount Caesar Academy.  The school closed in 1866 and was sold to the Mt. Caesar Union Library Association in 1885. Through the assessment, a rehabilitation plan has been created to bring the building into compliance with modern building code while fulfilling the programmatic needs of the expanding Library.

Mt. Caesar Union Library Association, completed June 2019.

Charles E. Tilton Mansion Historic Building Assessment
Tilton, NH

Historic Building Assessment of the former Charles E. Tilton Mansion (now Lucian Hunt Library) in cooperation with Samyn-D'Elia Architects and the the NH Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP).  The Tilton Mansion was built over a series of phases starting in ca. 1861 as the home of prominent Tilton resident, Charles Elliott Tilton.  The house remained in the Tilton family until 1952, when it was sold to another private family.  In 1962, the building was purchased by the Tilton School and was renovated for use as the school's library.  The mansion as individually listed to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984 as having state-wide significance in the areas of architecture and commerce.  The building is a very well-preserved example of late 19th century residential architecture, illustrating the tastes and trends of Victorian architectural styles.  The early design of the building in ca. 1861-1864 represents a very early example of the Second Empire style in the State of New Hampshire, possibly designed by prominent Concord architect, Edward Dow.  The design of the house pre-dates the New Hampshire State House expansion, and may represent the earliest domestic Second Empire style building in New Hampshire.  The later, Islamic Revival details of the porch are also highly significant as they represent a style that is virtually unknown in the State.  The building assessment presents the historical context of the Mansion, outlines the character-defining elements of the building, details the current building condition, and lays out the scope of work for a series of potential future renovation projects that will protect the integrity of the structure for years to come.

Tilton School, completed May 2019.

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Canterbury Shaker Village Cart Shed Historic Building Assessment
Canterbury, NH

Historic Building Assessment of the Canterbury Shaker Village Cart Shed for Canterbury Shaker Village, Inc., in cooperation with former New Hampshire State Architectural Historian Dr. James Garvin, engineer Keith Donington, Canterbury Shaker Village staff member David Ford, and the NH Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP).  The study of the 1840 Cart Shed will determine the physical needs of the structure and help determine an interpretive plan for the building.

Canterbury Shaker Village, Inc., completed March 2019.

Hebron Disaster Planning for Historic Properties: Phase 1 Historic Resources Survey
Hebron, NH

This grant-funded study identifies some of the historical resources within the newly-defined Cockermouth River floodplain and creates a model to talk about risk-assessment and how to prioritize future historic resource survey in high-risk areas.  Funded through a New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources (NHDHR) Storm Recovery and Disaster Planning Grant, the study analyzed historic resources within the floodplain within the context of the Town's history and development.

New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources, completed February 2019
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Ashland Town Hall Historic Structures Report
Ashland, NH

Historic Structures Report of the Ashland Town Hall in Ashland, NH for the Town of Ashland in cooperation with Norman E. Larson, AIA of Christopher P. Williams, Architects and the NH Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP).  The Ashland Town hall was constructed in 1871 as the first municipal building of the new Town of Ashland after it had split off from Holderness in 1868.  The building has served several functions throughout its life, beginning as a Town Hall, then serving as a vocation school building for the Ashland School district between 1953 and 1971, and returning to use as the Town Hall in 1971. Listed to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983, the building is significant for its central role in the civic and social history of Ashland and as an example of the traditional New England Town Hall.

Town of Ashland, completed November 2018.

Kingston Master Plan Historic & Cultural Resources Chapter
Kingston, NH

Certified Local Government grant-funded project to create an Historic and Cultural Resources Chapter for the Town of Kingston's Master Plan.  Working closely with a Committee composed of representatives from the Kingston Planning Board, Heritage Commission, Historic District Commission, Historical Museum Committee and members of the public under the direction of the Kingston Planning Board a chapter was developed that summarizes past historic preservation efforts, identifies historical resources, discusses how they can be preserved for the benefit of future generations, and identifies the unique roles of each organization in future efforts.

Town of Kingston, completed June 2018

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Belmont Public Library Historic Building Assessment
Belmont, NH

Historic Building Assessment of the Belmont Public Library in Belmont, NH for the Belmont Public Library Trustees in cooperation with Norman E. Larson, AIA of Christopher P. Williams, Architects and the NH Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP).  The 1927-1928 library and its furnishings were gifted to the Town by George & Walter Duffy, the owners of the Belmont Hosiery Company (operating out of the Belmont Mill next door).  The library as designed by well-known Hanover, NH firm Wells & Hudson and is an excellent example of a small Colonial Revival public library.  The building was listed to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

Belmont Public Library Trustees, completed June 2018

NH Planning Survey Project & Model Survey of Center Harbor, NH
Center Harbor, NH

Grant-funded project to create a new process for conducting town-wide survey that can be used across the state by other New Hampshire communities. This process will encourage a greater level of structured community involvement and professional preservation analysis to increase engagement and reduce some costs while increasing the usefulness of the resulting document.  This planning survey model will identify areas with a high potential for eligible properties and local landmarks, will make recommendations for future survey, and will cross-reference with hazard maps, flood risk maps, zoning maps and other town resources.  During this phased project, I will create a new guideline for conducting town-wide survey and then use the Town of Center Harbor as a test-subject for perfecting the guideline.

New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources, completed June 2018

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Fabyan Guard Station, National Register Nomination
Carroll, NH

National Register Nomination for the Fabyan Guard Station, prepared for the United States Forest Service.  Located inside the edge of the White Mountain National Forest, the Fabyan Guard Station was constructed in 1923 as a base for the forest guards of the White Mountain National Forest.  The Fabyan Guard Station was one of the first buildings to be constructed by the Forest Service on the White Mountain National Forest and is the last remaining example of a Guard Station in the forest.

United States Forest Service, completed January 2018.
Listed to the National Register of Historic Places May 14, 2018.

St. Matthew's Chapel, NH State Register Nomination
Sugar Hill, NH

New Hampshire State Register of Historic Places Nomination for St. Matthew's Chapel, prepared for the Church congregation.  Constructed for use by the summer community in the Sugar Hill village area in 1893, the chapel was designed by New York architect Frederick Clarke Withers (1828-1901).  The chapel qualified for the NH State Register under criterion A due to its role in the development of Sugar Hill as a summer community.  It is one of a handful of structures from the period of rapid development in the 1880s and 1890s to remain, many of the other vestiges of the grand hotel and tourism era have vanished.  St. Matthews is also eligible for listing to the NH State Register and National Register under Criterion C as an example of the Gothic Revival style and for its association with Withers.  The chapel is a unique design in the catalogue of Withers legacy.  A man who was extremely well-known regionally and nationally for his ecclesiastical designs, St. Matthews is representational of a break from his typical design repertoire.  Though the chapel strictly adheres to some of his design signatures, the choice to construct the small building in wood represents a radical change for the architect.  St. Matthews is a fine example of Gothic Revival design: incorporating common architectural elements of the style such as heavy drip moldings, steeply pitched roofs, decorative finials, an elaborate primary door surround and overall massing. 

St. Matthew's Chapel, completed December 2017
Listed to the NH State Register of Historic Places on January 29, 2018.

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Sanbornville Historic Resources Area Form
Wakefield, NH

Historical resources survey of the Village of Sanbornville in Wakefield, NH completed as part of a Certified Local Government Grant for the Wakefield Heritage Commission. The village grew up as Wolfeboro Junction at around the intersection of the Eastern Railroad and the Wolfeboro Branch Railroad after 1871. Over the next twenty years the village grew rapidly and by 1895 the municipal center had shifted from Wakefield Village to the newly named Sanbornville.

Wakefield Heritage Commission, completed October 2017

Belknap Mill Building Assessment
Laconia, NH

Historic Building Assessment of the Belknap Mill Building in Laconia, NH for the Belknap Mill Society in cooperation with Misiaszek Turpin pllc architects, Rist-Frost-Shumway Engineering, Resilient Buildings Group, Inc and the NH Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP). The Belknap Mill was listed to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971, after it was narrowly saved from demolition. Built in 1823, the mill is heralded as the oldest brick mill in New England. The mill was very modern for its time and integrated the entire textile manufacturing process under one roof. The building is highly significant for its architecture and retains many character-defining features of an early mill. The Belknap Mill is also significant for its central role in the history of Laconias industrial revolution and the important part it played in helping to establish New Hampshires preservation movement.

Belknap Mill Society, completed June 2017

Center Harbor Village School, NH State Register Nomination
Center Harbor, NH

New Hampshire State Register of Historic Places Nomination for the Center Harbor Village School, prepared for the Town of Center Harbor.  Constructed in 1886, the Village School is significant for the role it played in the educational history of Center Harbor and as an example of a Queen Anne schoolhouse.  Designed by well-known Laconia architect A. L. Davis, the one-room school expanded first in 1902, when a secondary classroom was added off of the north side of the structure, allowing the school to be separated into a Primary Department and a Grammar Grade.  The building was expanded a second time in 1928-1929 when a second addition added more cloak room and expanded the kitchen area. The school served a large portion of Center Harbors residents from its construction, through several school consolidations, until 1970, when the school closed and the Center Harbor children were sent to Meredith.

Town of Center Harbor, Completed September 2016
Listed to the NH State Register of Historic Places in October 2016

Ingalls Memorial Library, Historic Building Assessment & NH State Register Nomination
Rindge, NH
Historic Building Assessment for the Ingalls Memorial Library prepared for the Ingalls 1894 Association.  Constructed in 1894 and designed by noted Fitchburg, MA architect H. M. Francis, the Ingalls Memorial Library is significant for its central role in the community as the only public library in the Town of Rindge from 1895 to the present day and as an example of a Romanesque Revival public building.

Ingalls 1894 Association, Assessment completed August 2016
Listed to the NH State Register of Historic Places in October 2016

Belmont Bandstand, NH State Register Nomination
Belmont, NH
New Hampshire State Register of Historic Places Nomination for the Belmont Bandstand prepared for the Belmont Heritage Commission.  The Bandstand was constructed in 1908 and is significant for its central role in the social history of Belmont, its role in the brass band movement that proliferation between the Civil War and World War I across America, and as one of New Hampshires best examples of a Victorian bandstand.
Belmont Heritage Commission, Completed March 2016

Listed to the NH State Register of Historic Places in May 2016

Rochester City Hall Annex, Historic Building Assessment
Rochester, NH
Historic Building Assessment of the Rochester City Hall Annex, conducted for the City of Rochester in cooperation with Oak Point Associates.  The Rochester City Hall Annex is a contributing element of the National Register-listed Rochester Commercial Industrial Historic District.  It was constructed in 1905 as a horse-powered fire station and was designed by Providence, RI architectural Firm, William R. Walker & Sons.  In the 1970s, a new Rochester Fire Station was built next door and the Annex was gutted, given a new brick veneer, and converted to a Police Station.  It has been unoccupied since 2004 as possible new uses are explored.

City of Rochester, completed March 2016.

Mizpah Spring Hut, Determination of Eligibility
Beans Purchase, NH
Determination of Eligibility for Mizpah Spring Hut for the Appalachian Mountain Club.  The youngest of the AMC huts, Mizpah was designed by Benjamin Stein of Burlington, VT and constructed in 1964 at the site of the former Mizpah Spring shelter.  Mizpah is significant as part of the Appalachian Mountain Club Hut System and its role in the broad pattern of backcountry recreation in the White Mountains and as an example of a modern backcountry hostel, incorporating design elements from earlier hut examples into a modern engineered structure.

Appalachian Mountain Club, completed November 2015

Bolduc Block, National Register & NH State Register Nominations
Conway, NH
National Register Nomination prepared for the Mountain Top Music Center.  The Bolduc Block is a well-preserved vernacular commercial building that was constructed in c. 1931 to house retail space and the Majestic Movie Theater.  On April 1, 2005, during a movie screening, a multi-alarm fire broke out inside the Majestic Theater section of the Bolduc Block, destroying most of the interior of the theater section.
The Mountain Top Music Center is in the process of renovating the historic theater for use as a music school.
State Register Completed June 2015 and Listed to the State Register October 2015.

National Register of Historic Places Nomination completed March 2016
Listed to the National Register of Historic Places September 20, 2016

Jaffrey Meetinghouse, Historic Property Documentation
Jaffrey, NH
New Hampshire Historic Property Documentation of the 1776 Jaffrey Meetinghouse, a contributing resource in the National Register listed Jaffrey Center Historic District was conducted with Paul Wainright, photographer, and Catlin + Petrovick Architects, PC.  The Jaffrey Meetinghouse is significant for its association with the development of the Town of Jaffrey and for its architecture, as an example of a Georgian meetinghouse.   This Meetinghouse has played a very central role in both the civic and religious development of Jaffrey.  When it was first constructed, the Meetinghouse was the focal point of activity in Jaffrey.  Like with many other early meetinghouses, the layout of the roads and houses were determined by the placement of the meetinghouse and associated common. The meetinghouse was constructed as an early communal effort.  The raising united the people of Jaffrey both in spirit and physically, as they worked together to hoist the heavy frame.  The Jaffrey Meetinghouse is an excellent example of a second-period barn type meetinghouse.  The exterior of the structure maintains many details that are characteristic of a Georgian meetinghouse, including general form and massing, fenestration, and some trim details. 
For more information on this project, please visit the projects website at: http://www.rs41.org/CLG/clg.htm
Town of Jaffrey, Completed September 2015

Newington Town Wide Mapping Project
Newington, NH
Certified Local Government (CLG) grant-funded mapping study to create a series of maps showing 400 years of change in land use and transportation patterns to demonstrate the impact of development as the town changed from a farming community to a suburb of Portsmouth.  Historic maps were digitized and entered into the towns ESRI Arc View GIS database and then analyzed in the form of a written report.  Recommendations for future study were made based on an analysis of what was done in the past, what has been missed, and what needs more attention moving forward.
Newington Historic District Commission, Completed August 2015

Belmont Mill, NH State Register Nomination
Belmont, NH
State Register Nomination prepared for the Belmont Heritage Commission.  The Belmont Mill was constructed in 1834 and was central to the developmental history of the Town of Belmont.  Factory Village was built around the Badger Mill, and the village evolved into what we now know as the town of Belmont as the Badger Mill grew into the Gilmanton Mill and evolved into the Belmont Mill.  This mill complex was the driving force in Belmonts economy throughout the evolution from a locally-capitalized cotton mill in the 1830s to a highly mechanized hosiery factory with world-wide distribution in the 20th century.
Belmont Heritage Commission, Completed June 2015
Listed to the New Hampshire State Register October 2015

Rogers House, Historic Building Assessment
Lebanon, NH
Historic Building Assessment of the Rogers House senior living facility, conducted for the Lebanon Housing Authority in cooperation with Jerry Wuebbolt of Right-Trak Design, Inc.  The Rogers House is a contributing element of the National Register-listed Colburn Park Historic District.  It was constructed in 1911 as a hotel by George Rogers, a prominent local businessman whose influence can be detected throughout the City of Lebanon.  The Rogers Hotel was acquired and converted into designated senior housing in the late 1960s, and renamed Rogers House.
Lebanon Housing Authority, Completed June 2015

Creek Farm, Historic Structures Report
Portsmouth, NH
Historic Structures Report of the Arthur Astor Carey summer house or Creek Farm for the NH Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests with Norman E. Larson , AIA of Christopher P. Williams, Architects of Meredith, NH.  Creek Farm was designed by Alexander Wadsworth Longfellow, Jr. of Boston.  Construction began on the structure in 1887 with at least four major architectural phases completed before 1900.  The house is an outstanding representative of the summer home movement in New Hampshire, a rare survivor of an artistic summer colony at Little Harbor, Portsmouth, and is significant for its associations with both Arthur Astor Carey (1857-1923) and Alexander Wadsworth Longfellow, Jr (1854-1934).
Society for the Protection of NH Forests, Completed May 2015

Hilltop School, National Register Nomination
Somersworth, NH

National Register Nomination prepared for the City of Somersworth, NH. Georgian Revival style Hilltop School (formerly Somersworth High School) was constructed in 1927 on the location of the former Great Falls High School. The structure was designed by prominent Boston architect Charles Greely Loring. The Hilltop School is significant for Criterion A of the National Register for the important role it played in the development of modern high school education on a local level.  The school was constructed as a cutting-edge high school at an important moment in the development of the modern high school.  The Hilltop School is significant under Criterion C as an example of a 1920s school building that was designed by a well-known area architect in the Colonial Revival/Georgian Revival style.  It retains integrity of location, design, setting, materials, workmanship, feeling and association for both of these criteria, despite minor changes to the building such as additional interior fire doors, dropped ceilings, and replacement windows.
City of Somersworth, Completed December 2014.
Listed to the National Register of Historic Places October 2015.

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Center Harbor Townhouse, NH State Register Nomination
Center Harbor, NH

State Register Nomination prepared for the Town of Center Harbor, NH. The Center Harbor Townhouse was constructed in 1843, as a geographically centralized meeting place for the town. The meetinghouse has a high degree of architectural integrity and maintains significance for its important role in the development of the surrounding town.
Town of Center Harbor, Completed December 2014.
Listed to the New Hampshire State Register February 2015.

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Survey of Extant Historic Carriage Houses and Urban Barns within Concords West End Neighborhood
Concord, NH
Windshield survey of surviving carriage houses and urban barns within a section of Concords West End neighborhood, recording each property at a reconnaissance level, with a focus on the carriage house/urban barn. Also created a contextual document giving a thematic overview of historic carriage houses and urban barns within the defined study area to provide an historic background narrative of the individual barns and their relationship to both the individual residences and neighborhood as a whole. This survey also will provide an overview of character defining features of these buildings in order to help the Heritage Commission be more proactive in working with the planning department. This project is done under a Certified Local Government Grant as a consultant through Christopher P. Williams, Architects of Meredith, NH.
City of Concord Planning Department Completed Fall 2014.

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Bath Congregational Church, NH State Register Nomination
Bath, NH

State Register Nomination prepared for the Congregational Church in Bath, NH. The Gothic Revival church was constructed in 1873 in the center of Bath Village, adjacent to the 1832 Bath Covered Bridge. This church has a very high level of architectural integrity and is a fine example of the Gothic Revival style.
Preservation Methods and Documentation Professor: Elizabeth Muzzey, SHPO
Listed to the New Hampshire State Register November 2013.

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Pine Ledge, Historic Structures Report
Holderness, NH

Historic Structures report and architectural analysis prepared for class instructed by James Garvin, former State Architectural Historian. Pine Ledge is a contributing element of the Shepard Hill National Register district and is a fine example of a shingle-style summer cottage. It is extremely significant for its high level of architectural integrity and for its association with the history of tourism around the Squam Lakes.
Building Investigation and Evaluation Professor: Dr. James Garvin, Former State Architectural Historian August 2013.

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Preservation Without Reservations
Holderness, NH
Analysis of the boom and decline of motels and cabin colonies on Route 3 along the shore of Squam Lake. Project included an historical analysis of the development of tourism along Route 3, and its wane in recent decades. Comparative analysis with similar types of resources in other parts of the country and what is being done to bring people back to these rapidly vanishing structures was an essential element in constructing a plan to apply to New Hampshire.
Preservation Planning & Management Professor: Elizabeth Muzzey, SHPO June 2013.

Blue-Collar Mill-Town to Summer Destination: Shifting Economies in Small Town New Hampshire
Meredith, NH
Analysis of the history of the economy of Meredith, New Hampshire as evidenced through an analysis of the connections between the culture of the town and its architecture. How have cultural and economic shifts affected the landscape of the town, changing it from a walk-able working town to a sprawling tourist destination that was shifted away from the main street? Analysis included suggestions as to how to make the main street more inviting and reinvigorate the downtown.
Rural Cultural Environment Professor: Dr. Ben Amsden, Center for Rural Partnerships February 2013.

Route 3, Meredith
Laconia State School

Laconia State School for the Feeble-Minded: Laconia's Chance to take a Stand for Sustainability
Laconia, NH
How do we approach the preservation of places that are associated with aspects of our past that we may rather forget? Analysis of possible futures for the Laconia State School property within the context of its past, what has been done across the country with similar campuses, and communal needs. How can this campus, and the energy its land and building embody, best be utilized going forward?
Sustainability & Historic Preservation Professor: Mary Kate Ryan, NH State Survey Coordinator November 2012.

Uvdal Stave Church
Numendal, Norway

From Dragon Myth to the Gospels: The Stave Church at Uvdal presented the first in-depth analysis of the stave church in English. This undergraduate thesis explored the connection between architectural structure and ornamentation and the conversion from paganism to Christianity in a rural Norwegian parish. Uvdal has been dated using dendrochronology to 1167, and is a fine example of one of the few surviving typical parish churches that once dotted the Medieval Norwegian countryside.
Undergraduate Thesis: Bard College May 2004.

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