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Maurice N. Finegold FAIA
Maurice N. Finegold FAIA

Maurice N. Finegold FAIA received the 11th Lifetime Achievement Award from AD20/21.Each year, AD20/21 Home—a contemporary art and home decor show coinciding with Boston Design Week—celebrates the achievements of a local contributor to the field of design with its Lifetime Achievement Award.

Michael Tartamella AIA
Michael Tartamella AIA

Patrick Ahearn Architect has promoted Michael Tartamella AIA to Managing Principal. This new role in the firm recognizes Michael’s significant contributions and foreshadows both his and the firm’s continued success.

Beth Pearcy AIA
Beth Pearcy AIA

Finegold Alexander Architects welcomes Beth Pearcy AIA to the firm.

David Chilinski FAIA
David Chilinski FAIA

We are pleased to announce that David Chilinski FAIA has been elevated to the AIA’s College of Fellows. As president and co-founder of Prellwitz Chilinski Associates along with Wendy Prellwitz, AIA, David has been leading the firm for over 35 years, spearheading projects with high levels of community engagement, and shepherding them through complex approvals processes. His stewardship in community service stems from his deep commitment to inclusiveness and cooperation in building communities. Through progressive policies, mentorship, and volunteerism in civic activities, David nurtures a distinctive collaborative culture within his firm that embodies core values of caring and respect, aligned with the fulfillment of sharing creative ideas and actively pulling in the same direction.

As noted by his sponsor, David Manfredi, FAIA, “David Chilinski has dedicated his career and his firm to the planning and design of the places of everyday life—where we live and work, play and learn, and most importantly, places that make community. Shaping the projects and processes that bring people together, David’s leadership shows us how to build places of connection that transform the everyday into a celebration of the experience of architecture.” 

Meyer & Meyer, Inc. Architecture and Interiors announces the promotion of Adam Gilmore to Associate. Adam has been with the firm for eight years and serves as project manager for private residences as well as Back Bay condominium conversions and development projects.

effrey Garriga AIA, Ellen Anselone AIA, Rebecca Berry AIA, and Regan Shields Ive
effrey Garriga AIA, Ellen Anselone AIA, Rebecca Berry AIA, and Regan Shields Ive

Finegold Alexander Architects principals Jeffrey Garriga AIA, Ellen Anselone AIA, Rebecca Berry AIA, and Regan Shields Ives AIA, have been recognized with The Next Generation Award by Preservation Massachusetts.

Martime Dion FAIA
Martime Dion FAIA

SMMA’s Martine Dion FAIA has been elevated to The American Institute of Architects’ 2018 College of Fellows.

Debi McDonald AIA
Debi McDonald AIA

Debi McDonald AIA has joined JCJ Architecture and will take a leading role on projects and the development of the firm’s Boston office. Having focused her career on planning and design for Higher Education, Debi brings her unique perspective to the JCJ team.  She is a longtime contributor to the national and regional discourse on design for education and advocates a humanistic approach that combines facilitated dialogue and strategic exploration with an understanding of context and purpose. In addition to her collaboration with clients, institutions and project teams, she contributes her time to professional organizations, mentorship, and discussion of issues at the forefront of design. Debi is a former BSA Board member and BSA Commissioner of Communications, current Co-Chair of the BSA/SCUP College + University Roundtable, former Chair of the SCUP North Atlantic Regional Council and a SCUP National Board member, and current member of the SCUP North Atlantic Regional Council and North Atlantic Membership Chair. She received her Bachelor and Masters of Architecture from Cornell University.

Mark Urrea
Mark Urrea

Finegold Alexander Architects welcomes Mark Urrea, LEED AP BD+C to the firm.

Fame/Projects

Chan Mock Architects is working with Cambridge Community Center on an expansion/renovation of their historic building.

D’Agostino Izzo Quirk Architects has completed extensive retail design services for the recently opened Phase 1 of Assembly Row in Somerville, Massachusetts, developed by Federal Realty. Assembly Row is an urban-style mixed-use development on former industrial land along the Mystic River with retail, entertainment, residential, office, and hotel uses, and a new train station and waterfront park.  DAIQ designed more than 50 street-level retail facades and freestanding pavilions.  Phase 2 is underway and partially open.

Finegold Alexander Architects recently completed the Lucas Residences at 136 Shawmut Avenue in Boston’s South End.

Finegold Alexander Architects celebrated the topping off of a new residential development, The Boulevard, located on Boston’s Greenway at 110 Broad Street. The 12- story, 120-ft. tall building will contain 36 residential units and 48 underground parking spaces in a state-of-the-art automated garage system. The site also contains 19th-century Bulfinch warehouse designed by notable architect Charles Bulfinch.

JCJ Architecture recently completed the Trinity College Liberal Arts Action Lab (LAAL), located at 10 Constitution Plaza in downtown Hartford. The 6,400-square-foot adaptive reuse project is Trinity College’s first “remote” expansion in its nearly 200-year history and represents a strategic expression of the College’s forward-looking mission to engage, connect, and transform. This LAAL program brings together students and faculty with Hartford community partners to collaborate in researching and addressing local challenges using a liberal arts lens to solve real-world problems. The design team embraced the Liberal Arts Action Lab’s programmatic qualities and designed an environment that is approachable, welcoming, dynamic, and flexible. The space accommodates many types of formal and informal interactions, including one-on-one meetings, symposia, conferences, and small group discussions.

Finegold Alexander Architects hosted students from various Boston public high schools in collaboration with the BSA Foundation and Boston Public Schools as part of #designthinkingday.

Finegold Alexander Architects receives 2018 SCUP / AIA-CAE Excellence in Architecture Award for the Old Chapel Student Center at University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Robert Campbell published Finegold Alexander Architects project The Lucas in the March 2018 issue of Architectural Record.

Finegold Alexander Architects has designed the Lowell Justice Center. The new 250,000-square-foot courthouse is under construction and will consolidate five court departments into a single, comprehensive facility, replacing two state-owned buildings and one private lease.

Finegold Alexander Architects announces that construction began last fall on Stoughton Public Library. The project will expand and renovate the current structure of 22,000 square feet  to approximately 31,000  square feet, bringing thoughtful program-driven spaces that are flexible, comfortable, and welcoming to more effectively meet the demands of a growing population.

JCJ Architecture is currently assisting Manchester-by-the-Sea with a feasibility study for replacement of the Manchester Memorial Elementary School. The plan will accommodate a new school for 330 students, grades PreK-5, on the existing site in a new building that will be completed in phases. The project team has worked with the community to design a welcoming building that will support 21st-century teaching and learning and maintain community after-hours use. The project is expected to go before voters in November.

Finegold Alexander Architects is working on the Hardy Elementary school project which is under construction. The project is a new three-story, six-classroom addition to the existing school building in Arlington.

Finegold Alexander Architects will be exhibiting at the Massachusetts Library Association Conference in May.

Finegold Alexander Architects is working on the Babson College’s 28-foot diameter, 25-ton globe move. A team of engineers will work to make the globe rotate again before it is placed in its new home at Centennial Park in May 2019.

Finegold Alexander Architects visited the Josiah Quincy Elementary School as part of their "Construction" unit. With our staff the students worked to answer the Mayor’s question "What ideas do you have about construction that could make Boston a fairer and more interesting place for children".

Fame/Remembering

Chris Walsh AIA: 1952–May 2, 2018. Read more.

Patrick Tedesco AIA
Patrick Tedesco AIA

Patrick Tedesco AIA: June 6, 1966–June 4, 2018. Read more.

Walter Rosenfeld Jr.
Walter Rosenfeld Jr.

Walter Rosenfeld Jr.: May 30, 1930–May 16, 2018. Read more.