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recognititon, awards & public service volunteer work

2016 Hooker Leavitt House Charlemont Ma. To provide a complete feasibility study of existing structural issues to historic reuse potentials.

David Ruggles Center Library Committee design and installation of shelving system.

2015 David Ruggles Center Display Committee Grand Opening 6-20-15, timed in honor of the 150th anniversary of "Juneteenth" The actual legally enforceable end of slavery in the USA and now public opening of the DRC for Florence History and Underground Railroad Studies.

2015 205 Nonotuck Street Design drawings for preservation of an historic era residence threatened with destruction under a demolition delay

2014 Second Prize (Silver Award) from the International Design Awards IDA

2013 for Title: "Atmospheric Ion Propulsion" in the Category: "Transportation", Sub Category: "Aircraft / Aerospace".

2014 Erastus Hopkins House preservation acting as the developer to preserve and later reconstruct the only documented Under Ground Rail Road structure in Western Mass proposing to place it on to Historic Northampton’s campus.

2013 David Ruggles Center Restorations and accessibility ramp to get our Cert.of Occupancy.

Heart of Northampton design of downtown core tripling Pulaski park over a garage expanding into unused woods, adding multiple circulation access routes with a restored Mill River through it with a new Pond all as enhancements to public space in Northampton.

2012 Erastus Hopkins House preservation acting as the developer to move the only documented Under Ground Rail Road structure in Western Mass to Historic Northampton’s campus.

2011 Vista Dome Café a development motivation to create a multi restaurant sampler in a recycled vista dome dining car on a saved collapsing RR bridge in the center of downtown

2010 The Heart of Northampton a study of urban design for public awareness of the human & economic values to create a pond & open space to attract to the city’s heart vs over filling it

2009 David Ruggles Center museum development committee

2008 Northampton Design Forum Organizing Committee for “Design Northampton Week”

2008 David Ruggles Center for Early Florence History and Underground Railroad Studies. Founding committee to create a museum and educational research center.

2008 Pulaski Park Citizen’s Redesign Committee RFP submission and presentation

2008 NHC Study Committee to save 225 Nonotuck Street a 1.5 story 1850s building being studied to find reuse of the demolition delay potential loss.

2008 Committee for Demolition Review Northampton Demolition Delay Ordinance

2008 Nonotuck Street History Project Committee

2007 Northampton Historical Commission, Awards, Sheehan Building entrance, N’ton, Mass

2007 Northampton Historical Commission, Awards, 32-34 Pleasant St entrance, N’ton, Mass

2006 Committee for Demolition Review Northampton Demolition Delay Ordinance 2005 Northampton Historical Commission, Awards, Hawley Building entrance, N’ton, Mass

2005 President of Charged Motion Design Incorporated

2004 Director Open-Source Speech Recognition Initiative handicapped-rights-focused director

2004 Northampton Historical Commission, Awards, 180 Main St, Northampton, Mass 2003 Ballot Referendum Old Main preservation, Northampton state hospital

2003 Wm. Fenno Pratt Cottage & Noah Parsons historic preservation public awareness

2002 Old Main , Conference Center & Paradise Parkway feasibility & Market Studies 2002 Museum Addition Design Committee chair, Historic Northampton

2001 www. SaveOldMain.org , Reuse Committee Chair, Northampton State Hospital 2001 Northampton Historical Commission, Annual Awards, renovation Guild Art 102 Main St.

2000 Holyoke Historical Commission, Annual Awards, restoration of Chapin Mansion

2000 NHC, Historic Preservation Awards, Restoration of 4 Historic Northampton Buildings

1999 Western Mass AIA, Executive Committee 1998 Western Mass AIA, project lead for Public Awareness of Built Environment

1997 Executive Committee, Historic Northampton

1996 Chairperson, Museum Committee, Historic Northampton

1995 Board of Directors (Trustees) Historic Northampton

1994 Preservation Award, NHC, Northampton City Hall access & renovations

1994 Northampton Historic Commission, Voting member 1993 Northampton Historical Commission, Awards Beyond Words Bookshop, N’ton Mass

1992 Award of Merit, NHC, Northampton Historic District Study Committee

1991 Northampton Historic Commission, Associate member

1990 Chairman, Northampton Historic District Study Committee

1989 Show of work at A.P.E. Limited Gallery, Northampton, Mass

1983 Show of work Berkshire Artisans Gallery, Pittsfield, Mass

1978 Merit Award, First Annual Innovations in Housing, Better Homes and Gardens, American Plywood Association, and Progressive Architecture

1974 Design Award, New York State AIA at MKFS architects, for 4 concrete Plattsburg Sewage Treatment Plant buildings

1964 Fisher Body Craftsman Guild, 1st Place, Regional Automobile Design Award New York State

1963 Fisher Body Craftsman Guild, 1st Place, Regional Automobile Design Award New York State

 

 

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