Like many historic structures, the Winterport Union Meeting House suffered from deferred maintenance. Over time, water intrusion caused structural damage to the steeple and lack of ventilation led to dry rot in the floor joists. In the summer of 2006, the building was declared unsafe for public use. This determination placed a fundraising concert in … Continued
Two years after a bolt of lightning struck and burned the Immaculate Conception Church to the ground Nickerson & O’Day has began it’s rebuilding. Constructed on the original foundation with old English timber frame and traditional Roman Catholic Cathedral styling, this project was completed in April 2008.
Nickerson & O’Day removed the old decorative columns and replaced them with new poly-marble columns. New copper flashing was installed below the columns to assist in diverting rain water. The louvers were removed, repaired, and replaced with galvanized mesh screen behind them to prevent pest intrusion. Minor wood trim was repaired as necessary and seven … Continued
The Church of Universal Fellowship on Main Street in Orono required almost double the space it had and needed to renovate the old Parsonage into updated office space. The existing city lot was completely covered with buildings. An obsolete connector set on a side hill with a major drainage structure under it between the Parsonage … Continued