Project : Temple Beth Avodah

Location : Newton, Massachusetts

Description : This was the renovation of an existing temple in a quiet neighborhood in Newton, Massachusetts. A preschool on the ground floor and a classroom addition above had to blend into the existing temple. The project was completed in 17 weeks.

Temple Beth Avodah

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Temple Beth Avodah
Childs, Bertram & Tseckares
$3.5 million
35,000 SF


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Marriott Residence Inn
Staples Drive, 9/90 Corporate Center
Framingham, MA
125 Rooms

The Marriott Residence Inn at 9/90 Corporate Center is located adjacent to the Staples World Headquarters on a site with excellent visibility on the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). The five-story building is block and plank construction with a brick and clapboard-style exterior. The five-story design was required in order to accommodate the number of rooms, but necessitated careful design to conform to Marriott standards. The hotel includes a reception area, hearth room, meeting room, fitness center, and indoor pool. The project is a joint venture with an affiliate of Pyramid Advisors and Taurus New England Investments Corp.
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Marriott Residence Inn
MetroNorth Corporate Center
Woburn, Massachusetts
103,000 Square Feet, 149 Rooms

This extended stay hotel has 149 rooms in a seven-story, brick building located on 4.5 acres at MetroNorth Corporate Center. Building amenities include a meeting room, swimming pool, exercise area and hearth room. The Marriott Residence Inn includes 67 studio suites, 62 one-bedroom suites and 20 two-bedroom suites. All units feature a spacious suite comfortable for relaxation and work, full kitchens and high-speed Internet access. The project was completed in August 2002 and is a joint venture with Pyramid Advisors.
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Academy Point at Mystic
Academy Lane - Mystic, CT
60,000 Square Feet, 70 Units

National Development provided development services to Benchmark Assisted Living for the redevelopment of the circa 1910 school into an assisted living community. Academy Point is located within a historic district adjacent to the Mystic Seaport area. The project involves careful attention to the historical architectural details of the original building, extensive interior demolition and structural re-design to meet current building codes. Included in the development is the restored school building plus two new wings.

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Allerton House at Central Park
Schoolhouse Road - Weymouth, MA
52,000 Square Feet, 76 Units

Constructed on the site of the former Weymouth Junior High School, the project involved major demolition of the school building. The project, which was developed in partnership with Welch Healthcare and Retirement Group, provides a beautiful assisted living main residence surrounded by ten townhouses for independent residents age 55 or older. The community overlooks the Town of Weymouth's baseball and soccer fields. The project is a joint venture with Welch Healthcare and Retirement Group.

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Cabot Park Village
Newton, MA
101,000 Square Feet, 100 Units

Cabot Park Village is located on the site of the former Security Mills paper company on the edge of the historic Cabot Park. The building and the site planning for the project required close integration with the adjacent neighborhood. Cabot Park Village is an independent senior community of 100 apartments including a pool, fitness center, pub, and restaurant-style dining room.
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Heritage at Danvers
Danvers, MA
66,000 Square Feet, 80 Units

Heritage at Danvers was developed by National Development on a former residential estate adjacent to a medical campus. The project's shingle-style design is intended to minimize its visual massing and integrate the surrounding residential neighborhood. Permitted using a Comprehensive Permit under Chapter 40B, Heritage at Danvers features 80 assited living apartments, including a special memory impairment area. The project was developed as a joint venture with an affiliate of Northeast Health Systems.
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Heritage at Dartmouth
Dartmouth, MA
47,500 Square Feet, 60 Units

Heritage at Dartmouth is a 60-unit assisted living comunity designed to resemble a seaside home. The "main house" has traditional cedar siding, a prominent roof line, and a comfortable wrap-around front porch. Residentailly-scaled interior rooms open to gracious outdoor decks and walking paths. The project was developed as a joint venture with Southcoast Healthcare System.
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Heritage at Vernon Court
Newton Corner, MA
104,000 Square Feet, 115 Units

This unique building combines the historic renovation of a residential hotel built in 1905 with new construction on the site of the City of Newton's original public library. Named by the National Council on Seniors' Housing as the outstanding assisted living building in the country for 1995, the six story building includes 115 apartments and well appointed common areas. The building project involved close cooperation with the community and abutting properties which include single family homes, office buildings, a retail area, a public park, and a hotel.
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The Orchards at Southington
Hobart Street, Southington, CT
86,000 Square Feet, 115 Units

National Development, working with an affiliate of Bradley Memorial Hospital, developed this senior community which provides both assisted living and independent living services. The three-story building includes extensive amenities and was conceived to complement the service network provided by the hospital to area seniors. National Development provided planning, design, permitting and construction coordination services.
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Tatnuck Park at Worcester
Worcester, MA
56,000 Square Feet, 70 Units

Tatnuck Park involved a two-year permitting process with the City of Worcester in order to develop this assisted living community on a former 8-acre estate. The building was designed to fit the scale and design of the surrounding neighborhood and has been praised for its attractive architecture and landscape design. National Development integrated a century old barn into its design as well as preserved a large number of specimen trees.