Maritime Farms Townline Market

Rockland, Maine Client: Susan Ware Cost: $1,100,000 Completed: 2009 The design of this new convenience store for Maritime Energy marked a departure from their other convenience stores. The Barn style store marks an entry into Rockland and serves to improve the local commercial design aesthetic. “Merriam Architects helped us bring a concept for a new…

Bluenose Inn

Bar Harbor, Maine Cost: $3,600,000 ($74.50/S.F.) Completed: May 1995 This project entailed designing a 48,500 square foot hotel and conference center to replace an existing hotel destroyed by fire in the spring of 1994. The constraints involved keeping the hotel open and operating during construction and a tight design phase to close-out time frame for…

The Strand Theater

Rockland, Maine Client: Matthew & Ellen Simmons Cost: $4,000,000 Completed: 2005 This historic renovation of the Strand Theater required a concerted team effort to bring the building back to its former glory. Much care was taken to ensure that the vintage 1923 theater can be enjoyed as it once was. From the sign and marquee…

Market Square Commons

Client: Coastal Enterprises, Inc.,¬†Houlton, Maine Cost: $3,500,000 Completed: July 2010 With the only open site in historic downtown Houlton, the Owner desired a design that respected this history while utilizing the technology of today to make this building truly sustainable. Some of the strategies used to achieve this included use of spray foam insulation in…