As architectural consultant for the Maplewood School project, Kirk Noyes is deeply involved in the design and construction of this historic building, the Maplewood School. Within Gloucester’s Central Historic District, he has developed through adaptive reuse, 150 condominium or rental units with a mix of low, moderate, and upper income residences including 92-94 Main Street, Hovey School Condominiums and Wesley Condominiums.
In addition to receiving The Gloucester Award from the Gloucester Civic and Garden Council for lifetime achievement, Kirk also served as a Trustee of the local hospital, Chair of the Historical Commission and a member of the Downtown Development Commission, Harbor Master Plan Commission, and the Mayor’s task force on affordable housing.
Kirk has over 50 years of real estate development experience involving the design, financing, construction, and marketing of historically significant adaptive reuse projects that included 11 National Register Properties. His work is the subject of the film “Back to School to Live”, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts. A feature speaker at the annual convention of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and at various regional conferences on adaptive reuse and Main Street revitalization, he is credited with the country’s first major adaptive reuse of a school (1974) and the first limited equity condominium (1985).
Kirk earned a Bachelor of Architectural Science and Master of Architecture degrees from Washington University, School of Architecture in St. Louis, Missouri.
Jim Perrine is the president of Commonwealth Community Developers (CCD) and in partnership with the nonprofit Gloucester Development Team, Inc. founded Schoolhouse Residences, LLC. This unique private-nonprofit team is creating market-rate residential housing in the former Maplewood School.
Jim has extensive experience creating affordable and mixed-income housing. As a Senior Consultant with Alodgio Consulting, a consulting firm specializing in the development of affordable housing, he advised private, nonprofit and housing authority clients on the best strategies for development, finance, marketing, asset management and regulatory matters for a variety of housing project types in several states, and successfully positioned projects to win awards of tax credits and state funding.
Prior to that, he was with The Community Builders as Senior Project Manager where he led multi-disciplinary teams in formulating and realizing complex housing development and preservation projects.
Jim received his Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Harvard University, concentrating in Government, and his Master of Science in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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