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.
- 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.