Connect Publications (allegroneconstruction.com) The lastest news, blogs, etc from Allegrone Companies 2018 Allegrone Companies 1440 iMarc flourish plugin fpORMRSS v1.0 en-US Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:12:30 EDT Allegrone in the News: Former Berkshire Place to Transform Back to Independent Senior Living Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:00:00 EDT <p><img src="/writable//rich_text_editor/images/berkshire_place_south.jpg" alt="Berkshire Place South " /></p> <p><span>Allegrone is set to renovate and transform this 130-year-old building back into senior living units.</span></p> <p>--</p> <p>For more information, click <strong>read more </strong>down below. </p> http://www.allegroneconstruction.com/connect/309-allegrone_in_the_news_former_berkshire_place_to_transform_back_to_independent_senior_living/detail Abby's House Renovations Underway Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:00:00 EDT <p><img src="/writable//rich_text_editor/images/abbyshouse1_copy1.jpg" alt="Abby's House " /></p> <p><span>Time to get to work!  Our team will modernize the Abby's House High Street facility, to increase the number of housing units and make improvements long needed to the nearly 100-year-old building.</span></p> <p>---</p> <p>Click <strong>read more </strong> down below to learn about the project. </p> http://www.allegroneconstruction.com/connect/308-abbys_house_renovations_underway/detail Industry News: Zero-energy buildings see big boost Wed, 28 Mar 2018 12:00:00 EDT <p><img src="/writable//rich_text_editor/images/zero_energy_buildings.jpg" alt="Zero Energy" /></p> <p>Did you know?</p> <p>Education, offices and multifamily comprise 72% of zero-energy commercial buildings. Of the verified structures, 1% are more than 100,000 square feet while 18% of emerging buildings are in the same size category.</p> <p>---</p> <p>Click <strong>read more </strong>down below to learn more! </p> http://www.allegroneconstruction.com/connect/307-industry_news_zero-energy_buildings_see_big_boost/detail Past Meets Present - Onota 74 Residences Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:00:00 EST <p><img src="/writable//rich_text_editor/images/onota_before_after.jpg" alt="Onota Before After " /></p> <p>"It has been said that, at it’s best, preservation engages the past in a conversation with the present over a a mutual concern for the future."</p> <p>Past meets present. The historic Onota building remains as a prominent structure, iconic to downtown Pittsfield.</p> http://www.allegroneconstruction.com/connect/305-past_meets_present-onota_74_residences/detail Industry News: Amazon Go Opens Cashier-Less Store in Seattle Fri, 26 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST <p><img src="/writable//rich_text_editor/images/amazon_go.jpg" alt="Amazon" /></p> <p><span>E-commerce giant Amazon opened the first fully automated walk-in grocery store, Amazon Go, in downtown Seattle to the public earlier this week. The high-tech convenience store uses sensors, computer vision, and deep learning for a more streamlined customer experience that eliminates the need for cashiers or checking out.</span></p> <p>Read more about it at <a href="http://www.architectmagazine.com/technology/this-week-in-tech-amazon-go-opens-cashier-less-store-in-seattle_o">ARCHITECT</a> Magazine. </p> http://www.allegroneconstruction.com/connect/301-industry_news_amazon_go_opens_cashier-less_store_in_seattle/detail Renovations to the Ford-Lincoln Dealership Complete Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST <p><img src="/writable//rich_text_editor/images/fordlincoln.jpg" alt="fordlincoln" /></p> <p>New year, new space!</p> <p>The Johnson Ford-Lincoln Dealership down in Pittsfield underwent interior and exterior renovations to their showroom and offices.</p> <p>Shout-out to our project team on a job well done:<span class="text_exposed_show"><br />Joe Simon - Project Manager<br />Lou J Allegrone - Project Executive<br />Anthony Allegrone - Architect</span></p> http://www.allegroneconstruction.com/connect/302-renovations_to_the_ford-lincoln_dealership_complete/detail Industry News: The Influential Winners of the 2017 Beazley Design Awards Wed, 03 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST <p><img src="/writable//rich_text_editor/images/designs_2017.jpg" alt="Designs2017" /></p> <p><span>"Not only is this a striking and already iconic structure at the heart of America's capital, but it's the realisation of an entire century of planning, rejection, political opposition and finally collaborative execution"</span></p> <p>Check out the winners of the 2017 <span> </span><a href="https://www.archdaily.com/tag/designs-of-the-year-awards" target="_blank">Beazley Design of the Year</a> at ArchDaily. </p> http://www.allegroneconstruction.com/connect/303-industry_news_the_influential_winners_of_the_2017_beazley_design_awards/detail The Joy of Giving: The Annual Allegrone Gift Drive Fri, 22 Dec 2017 12:00:00 EST <p><img src="/writable//rich_text_editor/images/christmas_2017.jpg" alt="Christmas2017" /></p> <p>We might need a bigger tree...!</p> <p>Tis' the season of giving; in collaboration with the Berkshire Community Action Council, The Salvation Army, The Christian Center and the Eagle Santa Fund, our jolly old team worked diligently to round up gifts for kids in our community.</p> http://www.allegroneconstruction.com/connect/304-the_joy_of_giving_the_annual_allegrone_gift_drive/detail Secretary Galvin Presents the 2017 Historic Preservation Awards to The Howard & Onota 74 Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:00:00 EDT <p><img src="/writable//rich_text_editor/images/mhc.jpg" alt="MHC" /></p> <p>Allegrone Companies and DBVW Architects are honored to accept the 2017 Massachusetts Historic Commision Preservation Award for the Adaptive Reuse and Rehabilitation of The Howard and Onota 74.  The careful restoration of these historic projects demonstrates a strong commitment to historic preservation that goes beyond what is expected.  </p> <p>---</p> <p>Click <strong>read more</strong> down below for the latest scope.</p> http://www.allegroneconstruction.com/connect/299-secretary_galvin_presents_the_2017_historic_preservation_awards_to_the_howard_onota_74/detail The Gordon H. Mansfield Veterans Community Opens Its Doors! Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:00:00 EDT <p><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/dofw_YKM1gY" frameborder="0" width="623" height="454"></iframe></p> <p>"On behalf of the City of Agawam, welcome home." - <span> </span>James P. Cichetti,  Agawam City Council President</p> <p>--</p> <p>For the full scope, click <strong>read more</strong> down below. </p> http://www.allegroneconstruction.com/connect/298-the_gordon_h_mansfield_veterans_community_opens_its_doors/detail We're Trendsetters! - Allegrone at the 1Berkshire Awards Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:00:00 EDT <p><img src="/writable//rich_text_editor/images/1berkshire_trendsetters.jpg" alt="1Berkshire " /></p> <p>Our team had a wonderful evening at 1Berkshires's <span>Trendsetter Awards held at </span>Bloom Meadows in <span>Hancock, MA</span>. <em>[Photo credit to Elodie Reed - The Berkshire Eagle] </em></p> <p>We are proud to announce that Allegrone takes home the award for <strong>Growing/Advancing the Berkshire Economy</strong> in dedication to our work on the Onota,  Howard building, and Walker Residences-- projects that symbolize the trend of downtown revitalization. </p> <p>---</p> <p>To view the full press release by 1Berkshire, click <strong>read more</strong> below. </p> http://www.allegroneconstruction.com/connect/297-were_trendsetters-allegrone_at_the_1berkshire_awards/detail Kevin Hirt Library and Learning Commons - Berkshire Country Day Fri, 01 Sep 2017 12:00:00 EDT <p><iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/228075197?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0" frameborder="0" width="623" height="454"></iframe></p> <p>A great video that showcases one of our latest projects! </p> <p>The Berkshire Country Day School (PreK-9) is a charming collection of historic, rustic Tudor-style buildings arranged around a central green. The campus began as Brook Farm, an 1890’s residential country house with barns and out buildings.</p> http://www.allegroneconstruction.com/connect/296-kevin_hirt_library_and_learning_commons-berkshire_country_day/detail Jacob's Pillow: New Perles Family Studio Opens Mon, 28 Aug 2017 12:00:00 EDT <p><img src="/writable//rich_text_editor/images/perles_family_studio_1_copy1.jpg" alt="Perles Family Studio" /></p> <p>Jacob's Pillow Dance celebrated the opening of the Perles Family Studio with an official ribbon cutting ceremony in light of <span>The Pillow's 85th Anniversary Festival Finale</span>.  The brand new space marks the first major on-site construction project at the Pillow since 1992.</p> http://www.allegroneconstruction.com/connect/295-jacobs_pillow_new_perles_family_studio_opens/detail Empire State Plaza takes the win for Best Outdoor Gathering Spaces Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT <p><img src="/writable//rich_text_editor/images/empirestateplaza.jpg" alt="Empire State Plaza " /></p> <p>The <span>SMART|dynamics </span>Inaugural Awards "Designing masonry for ALL it's Worth" is a first-of-its-kind competition that highlights projects which best present masonry as fresh for the 21st century. </p> <p><span>We are proud to announce that the Empire State Plaza Grand Stair project has been <span>awarded in the Outdoor Gathering Spaces category.</span></span></p> <p>---</p> <p>Click <a href="http://www.onlinedigitalpublishing.com/publication/frame.php?i=410776&p=22&pn=&ver=html5">HERE</a> to view the full <span>SMART|dynamics of masonry article. </span></p> http://www.allegroneconstruction.com/connect/293-empire_state_plaza_takes_the_win_for_best_outdoor_gathering_spaces/detail We're at home in the Berkshires Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT <p><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/fZY8448Njr8" frameborder="0" width="623" height="454"></iframe></p> <p>We couldn't imagine a better place to call home. What do you love about the Berkshires? </p> <p>---</p> <p>Hear from members of the Berkshire community about why they love living and working in the Berkshires. This video was created by 1Berkshire's Berkshire Leadership Program (BLP) class of 2017. </p> http://www.allegroneconstruction.com/connect/290-were_at_home_in_the_berkshires/detail