The George E. Franchere Education Center
Mabee Farm Historic Site
Rotterdam Junction, NY
A new 13,000 SF Educational Center on the existing Mabee Farm Historic Site which included a community room, display galleries, meeting rooms, classrooms, and a climate controlled artifact storage space.
Constructing a building on a historic site presented design challenges in integrating mechanical, electrical and plumbing elements that would maintain the historic nature of the site.