The style is similar to the proposed Stellwagen Bank building near MacMillan Wharf and in the vernacular of the National Seashore building at Herring Cove. A modern interpretation of New England maritime buildings, it reflects current trends and materials while recalling the traditional linear buildings along our waterfront piers.
In an online survey; two options were presented to residents in September 2021. Of the 1779 responses to the poll, 81% preferred this design option.
Estimated costs for creating additional designs would increase the project total by nearly $2 million for architectural design, owner’s project management fees, and additional construction costs associated with any redesigned features, plus inflation.
The durable traditional board and batten/cedar shingle siding have a typical life expectancy of 25 to 30 years. It will attain a gray patina over time, can withstand damp climates, and is both sound absorbing and naturally insect resistant.