One Hanson Street

South End, Boston, MA ~ 1893 A classic South End brownstone, One Hanson Street was a tremendous source of reclaimed wood floor joists.  The building, which rests at the end of a row of connecting wood frame and brick façade residences, abuts one of the Hanson Street alleys between Tremont and Bond streets.  Our best … Read More

22 Murdock Street

Cambridge, MA ~ 1854 This modest Cambridge residence was built in 1854, the same year the world’s first oil well was drilled and the Boston Public Library opened.  Located on an alley-sized side street outside of Inman Square, the 1,000 square foot building is being gut-renovated to expand the size of the attic and include a … Read More

Texon Mill Building

South Hadley, MA ~ 1873 Home to the first navigable commercial canal and revolutionary inclined plane lift in the Northeast United States, the abandoned and slowly crumbling Texon mill building site was a notorious eyesore along the banks of the Connecticut river.

Putnam Nail Company

Boston, MA ~ 1899 The Putnam Nail Company building is a three-story, red brick structure sited in Port Norfolk, a small peninsula located between the Neponset River and Pine Neck Creek in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood.  Framed out with Heart Pine and covered with Michigan-made Cobbs & Mitchell “Electric” maple flooring, this structure was built to … Read More

W.B. Mason Headquarters

Brockton, MA Founded in 1898, W.B. Mason is the largest privately held office supply dealer in the United States.  Headquartered in the town of Brockton, Massachusetts, the company is in the process of sprucing up their flagship office building.

Crocker Manufacturing

HOLYOKE, MA ~ 1871  Sited between Holyoke’s third level canal and the Connecticut River, Crocker Manufacturing’s historic mill was a paper manufacturing behemoth capable of producing 50,000 pounds of paper in a single day.  A family-operated paper company for much of its manufacturing tenure, the Crocker Manufacturing Company was organized in 1871 by Daniel P. … Read More

Mt. Tom Paper

Holyoke, MA ~ 1878 At one point capable of producing 24,000 pounds of product each day, the Mt. Tom Paper Company’s mill churned out paper along the Connecticut River for decades, meeting its final demise at the hands of massive fire in 2013.

Amoskeag Mill No. 12 Annex

Manchester, NH ~ 1891  Built in 1889, the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company’s Mill No. 11 was, at one point, the largest cotton manufacturing plant in the world. The 1891 Mill No. 12 Annex, attached via second-story bridge to Mill No. 11, runs along I-293 in Manchester, New Hampshire.  The massive structure was impressively overbuilt with huge … Read More

Quincy Masonic Temple

Quincy, MA ~ 1926 Designed by well-known Boston architects J. Williams Beal & Sons, construction of this Masonic temple was completed in 1926.

Osterburg Barn

Osterburg, PA ~ 1855 This barn in Osterburg, Pennsylvania, yielded top-notch hand-hewn oak beams and beautiful white pine board stock.