Smith Baker Center

Lowell, Massachusetts – The Smith Baker Center is an existing 23,500 sf historic building in downtown Lowell currently in hosting arts, entertainment, performance and other uses.  The Coalition for a Better Acre (CBA) is proposing to redevelop the building into a mixed-use community center to serve as a much…

Meet Us Here

DREAM Collaborative is proud to sponsor the upcoming Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation event, Evolving Dorchester, honoring Jeanne DuBois on Thursday, September 10, 2015. We hope to see you there! Dorchester Bay EDC acts to build a strong, thriving, and diverse community in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhoods. They offer…

Cultural Center

Dorchester, MA – The project involves the renovation and expansion of an existing 24,000 sf garage into a new 120,000 sf environmentally sustainable mixed-use building. 260 Washington Street will feature a unique mix of 50 one-bedroom residential units, innovative office and co-working space, event/performance…

Smith Baker Center Study

DREAM Collaborative is currently working with the Coalition for a Better Acre (CBA), to perform a feasibility study on the Smith Baker Center in Lowell to bring this hidden gem back to life. Congratulations to our client, CBA, on a successful community engagement event last…

Events: MA Sustainability Conference

DREAM Collaborative presented at the Massachusetts Sustainable Communities & Campuses Conference on April 16, 2015 at Devens Common Center in Devens, MA. The conference examined how communities and campuses are pursuing sustainability: green businesses, net zero energy, zero waste, community farms, miles of bikable/walkable routes,…

WSHC – Medical Fitness Center

Roxbury, MA –  DREAM Collaborative is excited to announce that it is providing architectural services to Whittier Street Health Center (WSHC) to design and administer the construction of their new 7,000 sf Medical Fitness Center. Together with Chapman Construction, DREAM is pioneering the design…

Development I-CUE

DEVELOPMENT I-CUE (Innovative Conceptual Urban Environments) is a specialized feasibility study and due diligence service DREAM Collaborative provides to clients who are either in negotiations to purchase property or who have just recently purchased property. From the very beginning we partner with our clients…

Thank you, Mayor Menino

November 4, 2014 – Thank you, Mayor Tom Menino for your tireless service to all of the people of Boston, and in particular your commitment to the City’s communities of color. Since moving to Boston in 2004, I have had the opportunity to live…

Construction Update: Bromley-Heath

August 4, 2014 – Envelope and façade repairs are well underway at the Boston Housing Authority’s (BHA) Bromley-Heath Development in Jamaica Plain. Working on a fast track schedule, construction partner Northern Contracting Corporation (NCC) currently has 11 crews tackling mortar grinding, re-pointing, and lintel…

National Architecture Week: April 6-12, 2014

The AIA’s National Architecture Week – a campaign designed to raise public awareness about architecture – is observed near the April 13th birthday of Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United State and self-taught architect (among his many other accomplishments!). Read more about Jefferson…