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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Isaac Blair Performs at Berklee College of Music

| Katherine Marr

150 Massachusetts Avenue Improvement Project General Contractor: Columbia Construction Berklee College of Music is undertaking a large renovation and restoration project at 150 Massachusetts Avenue, one of Berklee’s core academic and student life buildings on the Boston campus. Since last summer, Isaac Blair & Co. has been working for general contractor Columbia Construction to install […]

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Electric Mast Climbers Make a Difference in Cambridge

| Katherine Marr

The Manning Apartments Shawmut Design & Construction Mast Climbers, Construction Elevator at Work  At the Frank J. Manning Apartments, a public housing development for the elderly and disabled in Cambridge, MA, Marr Crane & Rigging and Marr Scaffolding’s Mast Climber Division are working for Shawmut Design and Construction on a complete interior and exterior rehabilitation of the units. […]

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Northeastern’s New ISEC

| Katherine Marr

Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex   In October 2015, Marr Scaffolding Company began work for General Contractor Suffolk Construction at Northeastern University’s Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex (ISEC), a state-of-the-art 220,000-square-foot complex on Columbus Avenue, which is scheduled to open in 2016.   Marr installed Systems Scaffolding in three interior spaces: the Atrium, Auditorium and […]

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Marr Climbs One Canal

| Katherine Marr

Working for John Moriarty & Associates, Marr’s Hydro Mobile Division has supplied over 20 mast climbers for façade work on One Canal, a mixed use development on a 1.5 acre lot near TD Garden and adjacent to the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Due to site logistics, the tight space and load limitations with the building sitting […]

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Marr JLG Telescoping Booms Help Create Art

| Katherine Marr

In September Marr Aerial Lifts supplied two JLG Telescoping Booms, a 660 SJ and an 860 SJ, for the painting of the new Rose Kennedy Greenway mural in Dewey Square Park.  The current mural, “Seven Moons Junction” by Shinique Smith, has been replaced by a textural art work by internationally known artist Lawrence Weiner called […]

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