From the industrial revolution

to sustainable affordable housing

How will we know

it's us-

without the past...?

What a community chooses to save

is what a community chooses to say about itself

"Quality affordable housing is a key element

for a strong and secure Maine”

- Angus King

We shape our buildings

thereafter they shape us

Commercial buildings should bring you inside

the vision of the business owner

Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality

-Abraham Lincoln.



The adaptive reuse of the former Saint Joseph’s Convent in Portland, Maine will turn 101,000 square feet of the of the Sisters of Mercy’s main residence into eighty-eight (88) units of energy efficient, sustainable senior housing made possible by a collaboration of federal, state, local and private sources.

The Motherhouse is a model for the reinstatement of historic resources back into the community.


  • With the help of the Historic Tax Credit program and strong community support, we transformed Portland's "Children's Odyssey" which serves over 75 children with developmental disabilities. ...

  • We are excited to work on the redevelopment of Lewiston's Beech Street Mill which is located adjacent to the Simard-Payne Memorial Park where the Great Falls Balloon Festival takes place....

  • The Mildred Fox School which was built in the late 1800's will be converted to senior housing for the South Paris community....