Dickinson Building Redevelopment

Fitchburg, MA

Project Type

Mixed Use, Historic


52,000 sf.


2009 Phase-1

This project upgraded a remarkable 52,000 sf. historic building in Fitchburg, MA that traditionally housed commercial and office spaces on the lower floors and a ballroom on the upper levels. As a gateway to the town’s Main Street, this reactivated building anchors the area’s redevelopment with a cafe, museum, office spaces, and other commercial spaces on the two ground levels with 26 renovated condominiums on the upper floors to include roof gardens and south-facing terraces. The heavy timber and masonry structure involved a collaborative municipal design process including extensive permits and controlled construction with Chapter 34, phased approvals and building fire separation.