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New Hampshire Hospital Inpatient Stabilization Unit Renovations

New Hampshire Hospital Inpatient Stabilization Unit Renovations

New Hampshire Hospital in Concord is the State of New Hampshire’s Acute Psychiatric Services Hospital. Harriman was contracted to renovate the existing admissions unit to create a new Inpatient Stabilization Unit.

The new unit provides a secure and confidential admitting unit with two examination rooms. Patients are then either directly admitted to an existing unit … Read More

New Bedford Waterfront Redevelopment Plan

New Bedford Waterfront Redevelopment Plan

Harriman was the urban planners on a team that worked with the New Bedford Economic Development Council to develop a Master Plan and Urban Renewal Plan for New Bedford’s working waterfront. The emphasis of the project was to integrate new business opportunities from the emerging offshore wind industry with New Bedford’s commercial fishing, cargo, and … Read More

Raymond A. Geiger Elementary School

Raymond A. Geiger Elementary School

The new school was designed to serve students from Pre-K through grade 6 and features an interior design theme based on the Dr. Seuss book Oh, the Places You’ll Go. Each grade consists of a cluster of classrooms to encourage team teaching. Small group or team rooms are provided for each grade to allow for … Read More

Longfellow Bridge Restoration Landscape Design

Longfellow Bridge Restoration Landscape Design

Harriman developed circulation, access, and landscape improvements as part of the design team responsible for the restoration of the historic Longfellow Bridge between Cambridge and Boston. Working with Jacobs Engineering, the firm addressed two key initiatives as part of the restoration project. First, reestablishing a functional and aesthetically pleasing pedestrian environment on the Longfellow Bridge. … Read More

Westport Village District Study

Westport Village District Study

Facing increasing development pressures, the Town of Westport wanted to protect the historic core of its downtown from changes that could negatively affect the image and physical character of the area. The Town hired Harriman to accomplish two project goals: recommend zoning regulations to establish a Village District under Connecticut laws and draft the supporting … Read More

Lawrence Urban Renewal Plan

Lawrence Urban Renewal Plan

Harriman is leading a team to assist the Lawrence Redevelopment Authority (LRA) with the preparation of an urban renewal plan for the historic downtown and mill area. The plan identifies specific strategies and actions to advance the City’s overall goals of economic development, job creation, improved quality of life, including walkable connections between the downtown … Read More

Windsor Transit Oriented Development Plan

Windsor Transit Oriented Development Plan

Harriman led a multidisciplinary team to develop a transit oriented development plan and public engagement program to plan for future development surrounding a proposed high-platform railroad station in Windsor Center. The project included analyzing the market for existing and new development and coordinating train station development and operation with existing and proposed development and other … Read More

Tiverton Form-Based Code

Tiverton Form-Based Code

Tiverton is a coastal community with a rural New England heritage and character. Its General Commercial (GC) zoning encompasses miles of local roads, but does not reinforce local values. To rectify this, the Town decided to implement a Form-Based Code, and chose Harriman to lead a team to advance the plan and regulations.

Beginning with … Read More

Claremont City Center Neighborhoods Hybrid Form-Based Code

Claremont City Center Neighborhoods Hybrid Form-Based Code

The City of Claremont is an historic New England community composed of a compact center and is surrounded by traditional neighborhoods. Harriman was engaged to draft new zoning to implement the City’s vision to enhance the mixed-use characteristics of the districts, enhance its walkability and livability, and attract new investment. The City has a highly … Read More

Tewksbury Town Center Master Plan

Tewksbury Town Center Master Plan

The Tewksbury Town Center Master Plan project included careful analysis of current conditions and future opportunities and constraints. A compelling vision was created that organizes the Town Center elements and lead to a coordinated plan for future public and private reinvestment. Public participation played an important role in this project. Individual stakeholder meetings were conducted, … Read More

Medway Design Guidelines

Medway Design Guidelines

Harriman helped the Town of Medway prepare illustrated guidelines for design review that reinforce the rural New England Village character of the Town. These guidelines identified appropriate design for both commercial and residential zoning districts and addressed site improvements, architectural design, and signage. The Town has an existing Design Review Committee (DRC) and design review … Read More

Sudbury Urban Design and Zoning Evaluation

Sudbury Urban Design and Zoning Evaluation

Harriman completed an urban design and zoning evaluation for portions of the Route 20 corridor within Sudbury, Massachusetts. The intent of the project was to study the existing zoning regulations, land use, and urban design along the corridor in order to assist the town in determining what planning mechanisms would best help them achieve their … Read More

Enfield Zoning for Transit Oriented Development

Enfield Zoning for Transit Oriented Development

Located on the Connecticut River, the historic village center of Thompsonville is easily accessible from I-91 in Enfield. Helping to shape Enfield’s future is a proposed New Haven-Hartford- Springfield high speed rail corridor with a proposed transit center on the riverfront. Harriman determined the zoning appropriate for maintaining the historic character of the village while … Read More

Amherst Form-based Zoning Code

Amherst Form-based Zoning Code

Harriman prepared a new form-based zoning code for the Village Centers of North Amherst and Atkins Corner. The new zoning focuses on the context of the village centers and a connected farmhouse vernacular, and it is a continuation of the Amherst Master Plan.

The form-based code provides a framework to create mixed-use village centers that … Read More

Lebanon Village District Zoning and Design Guidelines

Lebanon Village District Zoning and Design Guidelines

The village center of Lebanon is a remarkably intact, historic village center clustered around the only remaining town green in the United States that remains in its original use. Perched on a hill top, the Town’s center includes a number of historic buildings dating back to the colonial era, and an exceptional collection of civic … Read More

Stoughton Downtown Redevelopment Plan

Stoughton Downtown Redevelopment Plan

Harriman assisted the Stoughton Redevelopment Authority (SRA) with the creation of the Stoughton Downtown Redevelopment Plan. We are working with the SRA to identify specific actions needed to encourage the redevelopment and revitalization of the Downtown area. The project is being guided by previously established goals to be the municipal, social, and cultural heart of … Read More

Burlington Comprehensive Master Plan

Burlington Comprehensive Master Plan

The Town of Burlington is a suburban community experiencing severe regional traffic congestion due to successful redevelopment of their commercial districts. The local discussion on quality of life revolves around the impact of traffic congestion within the local network of roadways, compared to the value of the commercial tax base that has allowed the town … Read More

Chapter 40B Design Review Handbook for Massachusetts

Chapter 40B Design Review Handbook for Massachusetts

Making approvals less time consuming and less expensive was paramount to the creation of the Handbook: Approach to Chapter 40B Design Reviews. This handbook creates a shared language and vision of well-designed housing in order to create models of success for future developments to follow. Affordable housing is an art as well as an industry … Read More

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