Upcoming Events Summer/Fall 2019

Wellesley Town Hall Hard Hat Tour

Wellesley, MA

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Event: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Post-Event Networking: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Image courtesy of McGinley Kalsow and Associates

Walk the scaffolding with McGinley Kalsow and Associates and Allegrone Companies for an informative hard hat tour of Wellesley Town Hall under the final phases of its exterior restoration.  This stunning Richardsoian Romanesque style structure, is a combination of the original Library and Town Hall buildings was designed by Shaw & Hunnewell and constructed between 1881 and 1886.   Attendees will be able to view the massive exterior restoration including copper and slate roofing, brownstone repairs and replica sculptural pieces, masonry restoration, wood window restoration including the clock, and learn about the many structural repairs that were required. 

Where: Wellesley Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, meeting at west entrance (parking lot side)
Who: Number of Attendees: 25
Cost: $10 (Members), $20 (Non-Members), $0 (Students with current ID)
Attire: This is an active construction site.  Wear closed-toe shoes (preferably sneakers or construction boots) and a hard hat.  Hard hats can be provided if you don't have one.
Tour time: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Tour Meeting Location: 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA
Attendees are required to sign a scaffolding waiver when they arrive.  Attendees will walk on scaffolding and up stairs to access the building. 
Not ADA accessible.
Photography allowed.

Register Here

 


 

Save the Date!

NYC Building Stone Walking Tours

September 27th and 28th, 2019

Photo of Grant's Tomb courtesy of Emily Burns

Back by popular demand, New England geologist, educator, and writer, Emily Burns, will travel south for a weekend filled of stone tours, to exam the many unique and distinctive buildings and monuments of New York City. In the past, Emily has lead similar APTNE tours of stone buildings in New England, and now she will do the same in Manhattan, two times!

 


 

Save the Date!

MASS MoCA: Art of Transformative Reuse Tour

North Adams, MA

October 12, 2019

10 am to 2 pm (with lunch)

Photo courtesy of Bruner/Cott Architects

APTNE is pleased to announce an upcoming special tour, led by Boston-based firm Bruner/Cott Architects, of the award winning transformation of the 19th century mill campus into the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA)—one of the nation’s leading—and largest—museums of contemporary art. In addition to a tour from the architects, the museum staff will lead a highlights tour of current exhibits. Passes, included with the tour, are good for two days—so plan to stay for the day or the whole weekend. Advanced hotel reservations are recommended. More details coming soon!

 


Registration open until 24 hours prior to event.  Walk-ins allowed as noted. 

 

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