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Engine #8 Fire Station Renovations

This historic and beautiful structure required renovation due to the increased size of the City’s fire truck engines. The City of Cambridge called upon W.T. Rich Company to completely gut and renovate this historic fire station building. Work included exterior masonry wall rehabilitation, and complete replacement of Electrical, HVAC, Sprinkler and Plumbing systems. The project also included replacement of an elevated floor slab and associated structural elements that required complex shoring system designed by W.T. Rich Company. New finishes and specialties were provided throughout.

Location: Cambridge, MA
Duration: October 2003 to October 2004
Contract Value: $3,980,000
Type: Renovation and Historic Restoration
Owner: Cambridge City Hall, Cambridge, MA
Designer: Office of Allen M. Lieb Architects, Lynnfield, MA
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W. T. Rich and your staff are to be commended for your professionalism, your commitment to excellence and ultimately for the quality of the end product you deliver. On the Engine 8 Fire Station project for the City Cambridge, the project was well planned, on time, on budget and of exceptional quality. There is no doubt in my mind that the involvement of your team was critical to the successful completion of this challenging project and that your work well exceeded the City's expectations.
- Allen Lieb, Project Architect
The Office of Allen Lieb Architects
Engine 8 Fire Station Renovations