SPRINGFIELD, MA ~ 1917 Now an open-air parking lot, 1 Extract Place was one of the only structures built on this Springfield dead-end street. Demolished in 2013 at nearly 100 years of age, the 40,000 square foot brick and wood frame building was home to a facility of the Baker Extract Company, which manufactured nationally-distributed food flavorings. The … Read More
Boston, MA ~ 1850 One of our smallest ever sources of reclaimed wood, this 2,184 square foot end-row brownstone sits between Hanson and Milford Street in Boston’s South End neighborhood.
Boston, MA ~ c. 1870 Boasting over 4,100 square feet of floor space, this South End Boston residence was chock-full of reclaimed wood framing material.
Boston, MA ~ 1899 Containing five floors of softwood joists, Boston’s 148 West Concord Street was a prolific and hyper-local source of reclaimed wood.
Watertown, MA ~ 1925 Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood above the slow-moving Charles River, this industrial building was demolished in the fall of 2014, yielding a small lot of tight-grained Heart Pine structural timbers.
Boston Harbor, MA ~ 1903 Our reclaimed oak flooring was just installed at the most wildly inaccessible jobsite we’ve ever visited. It’s also one of the most beautiful.
Providence, RI ~ 1913 Built in 1913 to serve the port of Providence, the Atlas Terminal warehouse was razed in 2013-2014, yielding top-notch reclaimed Heart Pine timbers and decking.
BOSTON, MA ~ c. 1915 Located between residential Charlestown and Boston Harbor, 2013 renovations of the 111,720 square foot Terminal Storage Warehouse yielded thousands of feet of reclaimed old-growth Heart Pine decking. The builder of the circa 1915 structure was the eponymous Terminal Storage Warehouse Company. Located near the Mystic River, Boston Harbor, and the old Boston & … Read More
It takes an experienced craftsman to build with live oak lumber. Famous for incredible density, a tendency to move under all conditions, and truly terrifying weight, live oak is a woodworker’s beast of burden. At Malden’s Mattos Construction Company, their carpenters were up to the task. After their on-the-fly purchase of a skid of 8/4″ live oak slabs at … Read More
BOSTON, MA ~ c. 1913 Built to stable the New England institution Jordan Marsh & Company’s horses, this ornate Harrison Avenue brick building was home to five stories of working industrial stables, complete with ramps, troughs, and horse showers. Long since made obsolete by the automobile, the building has since housed a number of businesses, … Read More