Menders, Torrey, and Spencer, Inc. [Architects], Boston, MA

W. Remsen teamed with other architects to perform an assessment of exterior conditions of eight historic buildings at Wesllesly College in preparation for a major renovation campaign.  W. Remsen also developed and coordinated a conference for 25 professional heritage managers, conservators, architects and engineers entitled: Round Table Discussion: The Introduction Of Modern Mechanical Systems Into Historic Buildings In New England, with funding from the Getty Conservation Institute, as part of the conservation work at the Lancaster Unitarian Church, designed by Charles Bulfinch in 1816, in Lancaster, Massachusetts. 

Preservation Society of Newport County (PSNC), Newport, RI

Following up on W. Remsen's previous work as full time Chief Preservation Architect for the organization, a variety of architectural services were subsequently provided, including:

-The development of the Isaac Bell House Museum restoration project and the presentation and audio-visual tour.  This included the preparation of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for museum exhibition design.

-A review of re-roofing work and Condition Survey of the plaster ceiling of the Chateau-sur-Mer Historic House Museum stair hall.

-The development of a conservation plan for the massive wrought iron gates and fences of The Breakers Historic House Museum.



Associates, Inc.

Lancaster Unitarian Church, Lancaster, MA


Wellesley College Wellesley, MA


The Breakers, Newport, RI

Chateau-sur-Mer Museum, Newport, RI


Isaac Bell House Museum, Newport, RI


Photos: W. Remsen

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