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Allegrone in the News: Berkshire Compact, Trade in the Berkshires

Are you interested in pursuing a trade career in masonry?  

Learn what it takes to succeed in this conversational interview hosted by Sue Doucette from Berkshire Compact, featuring one of our very own masons, Tony Zaniboni.  

Read More Date: Feb 23, 2017 Posted in: News Blog Links Local News Market News Tags: interviews, masonry

Allegrone News: Walker House in Lenox may find new life as 8 rental units

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LENOX — A badly run-down 1804 house in the Historic District is on the road to rescue.

In a rare, rapid display of unanimity, the Zoning Board of Appeals has enthusiastically approved a special permit from a subsidiary of the Allegrone Cos. for a $1 million historical restoration of Walker House in order to reopen it as eight market-rate rental apartments.

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Read More Date: Aug 24, 2015 Posted in: Blog Residential Architecture/Design Tags: masonry, walker house

Crane Estate's Italian Garden Project

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This past April, we began our project on the restoration of the Crane Estate’s Italian Garden, located on Argilla Road in Ipwish, MA.  Our team will restore the masonry, install new drainage, and make structural repairs to the water basin of the garden.  The project is set to be completed this year, and patrons will be able to enjoy the newly restored gardens come November.   

March at the Stockbridge Library

Stockbridge Library

Allegrone has been hard at work on the renovation of our 46 Main Street building. Last week, we were delighted to give a tour of the construction site to the Stockbridge Selectmen and Finance Committee. 

Many thanks to our project superintendent Roger Gaylord, who led the tour, giving our visitors their first look at the progress of the renovation, including framing and foundation work.

For the full article from the Museum & Archives' Now & Then newsletter click read more below

Preservation Officials Tour Berkshire Courthouse Restoration

Probate Court

Michael Mucci of Allegrone meets with members of the Western Massachusetts Historical Commission Coalition to review the project.

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The $2.8 million ongoing construction at the Berkshire Family & Probate Court is painstakingly preserving and restoring the landmark Park Square structure as near as possible to its original appearance, according to builders on the job.

"When we're all done, this building is going to look a lot more like it did in 1876," Allegrone Construction's Michael Mucci said of the historic former Berkshire Athenaeum building that today houses the courts and Berkshire Middle Registry of Deeds.  

Allegrone reported it is using "almost no new stone," instead patching and binding together broken existing wall stone with careful masonry as they rebuild the deconstructed facade.  A new steel structure extending from the basement to the second story was erected to hold the rebuilt stonework from within.

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Japanese Teahouses on a pristine, historic estate in Pennsylvania; one of many amazing, unique structures that our team had the opportunity to restore. 
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Allegrone provided design-build services for a full renovation of Lee Bank’s Great Barrington Branch. The redesign was driven by the need to enhance and improve both customers’ and employee’s experience in the space.

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Bostwick Gardens paves the way for new affordable, modern senior housing in Great Barrington, MA. The project involved renovation and upgrades to the existing 29 unit apartment building. The new construction phase was performed simultaneously and included the addition of a new 31 unit, 3 story building on the adjoining lot. The new combined facility includes a game room, an exercise room, a large community kitchen and a community garden.

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A huge heartfelt thank you to all our partners for helping us make Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity’s #HomeBuildersBlitz a reality. One week down, many more to go to complete the Gordon-Deming Village. 
Shout-out to out to the members of our project team for their tremendous dedication and hard work:

Project Manager- Joe Simon
Superintendent - Aaron Singer 
Superintendent - Clayton Babcock 
Principal - Lou E Allegrone
Architect - Anthony Allegrone

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89 South Senior Living Community Pittsfield, MA.

Originally built in 1888 as the Berkshire County Home for Aged Women, the design entailed restoring and replicating prominent historic details, which pay homage to the Richardsonian Romanesque architecture, while incorporating a new transitional style that boasts the comforts of multifamily living in the modern age.  The program houses 18 residential units along with shared amenities including dining cafe, reading and fitness and educational uses. 
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Full steam ahead! Day 4 of our progress at the Gordon-Deming Village in Pittsfield. September 7-14

Habitat for Humanity’s Home Builders Blitz brings together professional builders from all over for one shared purpose - to build safe and affordable housing for families in need of a decent place to call home. 
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