Pittsfield Probate/Family Court - Life Safety, Exterior & Accessibility Improvements

Accessibility improvements, exterior structural and stone repairs, new generator, new fire alarm system, elevator upgrade. Awarded the 2016 Massachusetts Historical Commission Preservation Award on May 19, 2016.

Project Details


Brighton District Court

Project Type: Design Bid Build
Total Project Cost: 4.25 Million
Completion Date: Fall 2015
General Contractor: Allegrone Construction Company
Study/Project Designer: Ford Gillen Architects, Inc.


Project Features

  • Accessible front and rear entrances
  • Accessible toilets
  • Elevator upgrade
  • New fire alarm system
  • Add emergency lighting
  • Emergency Generator and transfer switch
  • Remove and reinstall stone veneer on North elevation
  • Replace masonry backup wall with structural masonry/concrete
  • Restore stained glass and replace tracery (stonework)