One and Two Brookline Place Children’s Hospital Expansion

| Katherine Marr

Boston Children’s Hospital is expanding its facilities and care beyond its Longwood campus to One and Two Brookline Place. The new facility will allow for patients and families to receive ambulatory-clinic care in a less congested and more convenient neighborhood setting, located near Route 9 and close to the Brookline Village MBTA Green Line station.   […]

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Dewey Park Square Wall Art

| Katherine Marr

Marr Aerial Lifts participated once again in the creation of the Greenway Wall Art in Dewey Square Park.  For 2018, Shara Hughes’ Carving Out Fresh Options, a boldly-colored imaginary landscape, was chosen to be displayed on this popular wall. This is Hughes’ first large-scale mural — the original painting on canvas is on view at the […]

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Emerson Little Building Is Big Work

| Katherine Marr

Emerson’s Little Building Named for Boston businessman John Mason Little, the modern Gothic-styled Little Building opened in 1917 as an office building and at 12 stories, was considered a skyscraper in Boston. Emerson College purchased the building in 1994 and a year later converted it into a dormitory and dining hall.  Shoring for New Building […]

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Two New Managers Appointed at Marr

| Katherine Marr

Two new management positions have been established to complement the companies’ current administrative team:   Vice President, Administration Daniel Flannery was recently hired as Vice President, Administration for The Marr Companies.  In this role, Dan will focus on the development and implementation of corporate plans and policies to support the operational objectives of all the […]

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Celebrating 120 Years in 2018: a brief look at our beginning

| Katherine Marr

THE EARLY DAYS Daniel Marr arrived in America just before the turn of the 20th century.  A skilled sea captain from Ireland, he came by way of Nova Scotia to start a new venture.   Daniel was able to transfer his seaman’s skills as a rigger and erector to business entrepreneur and in relatively short time, […]

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Marr Creates Pedestrian and Vehicular Access over Seaport’s Silver Line

| Katherine Marr

Built by Marr Steel, Trucks, Cranes and Powered Equipment Work to Create Pedestrian and Vehicular Access  Over two consecutive weekends in June, Daniel Marr & Son Company (DM&S) installed a vehicular bridge and a pedestrian bridge over the Silver Line right-of-way connecting a new 1,500-spot Seaport parking garage (currently under construction) with Congress Street and Waterside […]

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What’s on the Horizon at Daniel Marr & Son

| Katherine Marr

What’s on the Horizon at Daniel Marr & Son 35 Cambridge Park Drive In August Daniel Marr & Son will begin the steel erection on a five-five-story, 200,000-square-foot addition located on top of an existing two-story building on Cambridge Park Drive, Cambridge, MA.  Working for general contractor John Moriarty & Associates, Winchester, MA, DM&S will […]

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Marr Sets the Stage at Boston Opera House

| Katherine Marr

Marr Sets the Stage the Boston Opera House Since opening its doors in 1928, the Boston Opera House (originally known as the B.F. Keith Memorial Theatre) has celebrated dignitaries and some of the greatest performers of all time. Located at 539 Washington Street in Boston, MA, the theatre was designed by architect Thomas White Lamb […]

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Scaffolding at Harvard University

| Katherine Marr

Andover Hall, Harvard Divinity School Marr Scaffolding is working for Folan Waterproofing at Andover Hall installing sectional scaffolding to provide access for needed masonry restoration.  Built in 1911, Andover Hall is Harvard’s only example of what is known as the “Collegiate Gothic” architectural style — a style that can challenge even the most experienced scaffold […]

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Mast Climbers at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government

| Katherine Marr

Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government is modernizing its campus by creating new teaching spaces, common spaces and upgrading the courtyard.  General Contractor Lee Kennedy Company contracted with Marr to install three F200 Hydro-Mobile Mast Climbers for use by multiple trades for the installation of paneling, drywall, and masonry work on the exterior perimeter of the […]

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