Thomas Crane Public Library
The Thomas Crane Public Library is considered one of the finest small-scale Romanesque Revival designs by Richardson, who is best known as the architect of Trinity Church in Copley Square in Boston. W.T. Rich Company was hired as the General Contractor on this renovation and restoration project, which consisted of rehabilitation of the existing historic granite library plus a major 50,000 square foot addition with new granite and masonry exterior walls. The project received the Massachusetts Historical Commission’s 2002 Preservation Award for the work done on this project – the state’s top historical preservation award.
Awards and Honors
The Thomas Crane Public Library Addition and Renovation project was privileged to receive the Massachusetts Historical Commission’s 2002 Preservation Award – the state’s top historical preservation award.
Location: Quincy, MA
Duration: August 1998 to August 2001
Contract Value: $12,800,000
Type: Historic Public - Restoration
Owner: City of Quincy, Quincy, MA
Designer: CBT Architects, Inc., Boston, MA, Boston, MA