Second Church of Dorchester

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Second Church of Dorchester
A Church of the Nazarene

1805 Federal Style Meeting House occupying a prominent site in Codman Square in Dorchester. The church property includes a series of additions which date from 1869. Mills Whitaker Architects has provided the following services:

  • 1998 Rehabilitation Assessment Report – funded with matching grant from Historic Boston Incorporated Steeples Project.
  • 1999 Urgent Repairs – developed work scope for repairs to exterior building envelope and assisted with construction phase administration.
  • 2003 Sanctuary Wall Preservation – developed construction documents and grant application for repair and restoration of the timber frame walls and stone foundation of the sanctuary.
  • 2004 Food Pantry Expansion – assisted with expansion and relocation of food pantry for Haitian congregation’s compassionate ministry program.
  • 2006 Roofing Replacement – provided technical assistance with re-roofing of the Sanctuary and Chapel portions of the facility under a matching grant from Historic Boston Incorporated.

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