William Maclay - Vermont Architects and Planners
Choices in Sustainability
Historic Preservation Portfolio
Historic Burlington Deep Energy Renovation

BurlingtonRetrofit 2Renovations to this 1894 home in Burlington's south end aimed to preserve and respect the classic historic character, while maximizing energy performance.

Phoenix House - Barre, VT

Phoenix_Cur_ThumbPhoenix House, a nonprofit provider of substance abuse services, purchased an historic 1850’s farmhouse in Barre to house transitional living and support services.

Elmore State Park Beach House - Elmore, VT

elmore_thumb Renovations to this historic CCC Beach House at Elmore State Park balance historic character with modern function. 


Ellis Block Reconstruction - Springfield, VT

EllisBlock ThumbThis mixed-use project, in an historic building in downtown Springfield, provides affordable housing and a multi-theater cinema.

Vermont Land Trust

vlt thumb 2The Vermont Land Trust is a nonprofit land conservation organization located in Montpelier, Vermont, in the historic 1849 George Washington Reed House.

Morrisville Community Housing - Morrisville & Stowe, VT

MorrOpenHouse_ThumbRenovations to these five apartment buildings in Morrisville and Stowe aimed to improve energy efficiency and building durability while preserving historic character.

Crystal Lake Housing - Barton, Vermont

Crystal Lake Housing - Barton, VermontWe worked with Gilman Housing Trust, Housing Vermont, and Rural Development to meet environmental, funding, accessibility, and historic preservation requirements.

Groton Redevelopment - Groton, Vermont

The Groton Village Revitalization Project, completed in 2006, is a mixed use housing, commercial and municipal project which rejuvenated the core of a small rural Vermont village. The recipient of a Smart Growth Award by the Vermont Forum on Sprawl in September of 2006, the revitalization project in Groton Village, a town of 900, is becoming a socio-economic hub for an area which was once void of culture and commerce.

Huntington Post Office - Huntington, Vermont

huntingtonthumb_1Duncan and Megs Keir bought a deteriorated building in Huntington village to allow the Postal Service to avoid moving out of the village center.

Stannard Town Hall - Stannard, Vermont

stannardThe town of Stannard, VT received a grant to develop plans for renovating their existing town hall and for adding on new space for the town clerk.

Marshall Center - St. Albans, Vermont

Marshall Center - St. Albans, VermontA Vermont non-profit housing developer sought to renovate the Marshall Center (also known as the Fairfield Street School) into 14 units of affordable housing; four of the units are reserved for tenants with mental handicaps.

Schmanska Park Barn Renovation - Burlington, Vermont

Schmanska Park Barn Renovation - Burlington, Vermont This late 1800's barn is a classic example of New England agricultural architecture in Vermont. The land and structure were given to the City of Burlington in the mid 1900's for the city's Schmanska Park.