RiverMills Senior Center

Chicopee, MA


This 21,000 SF senior center occupies an industrial brownfield site. Architectural and interior design blends modern forms with elements, recalling the site’s former historic industrial factory and warehouse buildings. Interior spaces include: administration, health and social services offices, lounge spaces, library, fitness and exercise rooms, commercial kitchen, classroom and flexible small and large multi-purpose rooms. The project is designed and engineered to achieve LEED Silver certification.

Services Provided

  • site evaluation & selection
  • programming
  • architectural design
  • code analysis/update
  • interior design
  • FF&E
  • LEED & sustainable design
  • mechanical design
  • electrical design

Client Testimonials

“I’ve never worked on a project that went so smoothly. The clarity of construction and bid documents kept RFI’s and change orders to a minimum... edm has exceeded our expectations with a creative and well-grounded design that provided superior energy efficiency and a clear-cut construction process.”

Carl Dietz, Director: City of Chicopee, Office of Community Development