Percival Hall - Business School Renovation


Fitchburg State University


Fitchburg, MA

GRA master planned and designed this multi-phase renovation of the Percival Hall Building on the main University quadrangle of Fitchburg State University.

The project revitalizes the historically significant former elementary school as the new home for Fitchburg State’s premier business school. Modern case rooms, presentation level class rooms, board room, and lounge space provides modern facilities for Fitchburg State’s modern teaching methods. Academic offices, conference/collaborative spaces and support spaces are all renovated to create an efficient, open and inviting environment for students, staff, and visitors.

The project is currently in construction on phase three to renovate the main second floor classrooms and common areas.

English Department Offices


Boston University


Boston, MA

This sensitive renovation of 239 Bay State Road refreshed the academic offices of Boston University’s English Department. The project completely restructured the first floor lobby, modernized fire barriers and enhanced occupant safety throughout the building. Old building systems were re-organized and modernized to provide the University with a clean, fresh, modern office building with the historic nature of the facility revived and enhanced. The front entry was completely re-built to maintain the historic feel of the building while bringing the entry into compliance with modern building codes.