First Baptist Church

Client  |  Cambridge Community Fellowship Church
Project Location  |  Cambridge, MA
Date of Completion  |  August 2016
Project Size  |  26,000 s.f.
Budget  |  $2 million

The Challenge: Constructed in 1881, The First Baptist Church is a significant historical landmark in the City of Cambridge. Long term deferred maintenance resulted in significant deterioration of the historic building fabric.

Project Scope:

  • Performed a thorough investigation and documentation of on-going deterioration.
  • Make recommendations for appropriate phased restoration of the exterior and interior.
  • Historic structures report included documentation of existing conditions, options for reuse strategies, building code evaluations of existing structures, options for historically sensitive building code upgrades and prioritized budgets for restoration.