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Building Conservation Associates

Quincy Granite

Pilgrim Hall Museum

Pilgrim Hall Museum Location: Plymouth, Massachusetts Original Architect: Alexander Parris Year Built: 1824 The Pilgrim Hall Museum, operated by the Pilgrim Society, is the oldest public museum in the United States. The Museum, designed by Alexander Parris, was opened in 1824 and is made mostly of Quincy Granite. Since its opening, the museum as survived many changes, including the addition of the Steinway Library in 1904. The library addition interior includes a Guastavino tile ceiling, a carved limestone fireplace, and a terrazzo floor with a mosaic tile border. BCA's work included initial...

Barnstable Superior Courthouse

Barnstable Superior Courthouse Location: Barnstable, Massachusetts Year Built: 1831 Original Architect: Isaiah Rogers  Barnstable Superior Courthouse is an important historic courthouse on a rise in a prominent location in Barnstable Village. The original building was constructed in 1831-32 in the Greek Revival style. The current building incorporates five subsequent additions. The building is historically significant due to its integrity of location, design, setting, materials and workmanship. The building is individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a contributing...