The Goddard Daniels House

Client  |  American Antiquarian Society
Project Location  |  Worcester, MA
Date of Completion  |  August 2017
Project Size  |  6,000 s.f.
Budget  |  $400,000

The Challenge: This wood-framed building, in preparation for restoration, required forensic investigation to determine causes of ongoing deterioration and repeated premature paint failure. 

Project Scope:

  • Constructed in 1915, the Goddard Daniels House is individually listed on The National Register of Historic Places.

  • Wessling Architects was hired to perform a thorough investigation of ongoing water infiltration and related exterior envelope deterioration.

  • Through careful documentation and evaluation of existing conditions, we were able to determine causes of envelope failures and make restoration recommendations to prevent further deterioration of historic building fabric.

  • Assisted the Owner in the selection of appropriate restoration materials and practices and the study of options for replacement of deteriorated materials.