Northshore Magazine recently featured an article on a model unit for Bob Ansin, developer of Monarch Lofts, and his fiancée Christine Gosselin.
Tocci constructed Ansin’s vision by transforming 300,000 square feet of the derelict wood mill building into 198 apartment units.
Ansin describes the significance of the mill’s history and the value of its rebirth:
To live in an old mill building is to appreciate what went on there in the past. All those lives are depicted in the flooring, the years of people standing in front of machinery. I decided to rename the project The Monarch to represent transformation…like the caterpillar that turns into a butterfly, I also meant this [metamorphosis] for the broader community of Lawrence.Bob Ansin, CEO of MassInnovation
Read the full post here.