St. John the Evangelist Church

Client  |  St. John's Church
Project Location  |  Attleboro, MA
Date of Completion  |  2018
Project Size  |  10,000 s.f.
Budget  |  $1.5 million

The Challenge: Address ongoing water infiltration and masonry deterioration. 

Project Scope:

  • Constructed in 1932 in the Gothic Revival style, St. John the Evangelist Church remains an important community asset in downtown Attleboro.

  • Wessling Architects was hired to evaluate and restore the historic building envelope.

  • Work being performed includes a new slate roof and copper flashings, repair of decorative copper roofing and the central spire, and new low slope flat-seam copper roofing.

  • Evaluation and documentation of repairs to historic masonry including cast stone failures, displaced granite, and deteriorated mortar joints.

  • Restoration of this beautiful building will help ensure this structure is ready for the next 100 years.