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The Hayden Building receives Boston Preservation Award

The Boston Preservation Alliance has recently recognized Marc Truant & Associates, Historic Boston, Inc. and CUBE design + research with a 2013 Preservation Awards for their work in helping to preserve Boston’s historic character. The project team inventively transformed The Hayden Building, the only remaining commercial property in Boston designed by H.H. Richardson, into a [...]
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WINSLOW HOMER STUDIO – AWARD WINNING PRESERVATION

The Winslow Homer Studio has been selected by the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts as a Build New England Award Winner. From 1883 until his death in 1910 Winslow Homer spent his days in a studio overlooking the sea in Prouts Neck, Maine. Homer commissioned John Calvin Stephens, a friend as well as one of [...]
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See the transformation: The First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain

On a bitter, cold evening in January 2005, a fire broke out in the historic First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, and despite the heroic efforts of firefighters, the building was destroyed.  The next morning, all that remained were the outer walls and steeple of the church, along with charred timbers and pews and a [...]
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Project Update: Mary Baker Eddy Historic House Museum

Here is one of the reasons we’ve been too busy to post lately– Some before photos of the Mary Baker Eddy House: Our team of skilled Project Managers, Superintendents, and Subcontractors completed exterior repairs, basement renovations, and accessibility improvements at Mary Baker Eddy’s historic home in Lynn, Massachusetts. The exterior improvements included removal and replacement [...]
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Build Boston 2010

Truant is a major sponsor at Build Boston 2010, taking place Nov. 17 – 19 at the Seaport World Trade Center. If you were at the Build Boston Bash on Wednesday night, you might have noticed a large truant logo on the wall. That was a surprise to us–thanks Build Boston! If you are able [...]
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Current & Upcoming Projects at Truant

Several interesting projects are on the Truant calendar right now: 5-6 Lathrop Place, Bigelow Chapel at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Mary Baker Eddy Historic House Museum, Winslow Homer Studio
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Truant receives a fourth award for the Park Street Church project

On October 21, the Park Street Church was awarded a Boston Preservation Achievement Award from the Boston Preservation Alliance.
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Marc Truant & Associates’ leadership role in sustainable building practices results in another LEED certification for a Truant project

For the second time within a year, one of the company’s building projects was awarded LEED certification. The LEED®-CI certification was awarded to the 6,400 square foot office headquarters of Gravestar, Inc. by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program from the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED-CI certification acknowledges commercial interior building. Last [...]
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Marc Truant & Associates, Inc. is proud to support “On Equal Terms”, an exhibit on women in construction.

The exhibit at the Women's Studies Research Center at Brandeis University, recreates the experience of the first women who crossed onto construction sites in 1978, as part of a major federal effort promoting jobs and apprenticeship training for women.
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