News:

Updated interior renderings with finishes.

See Design Documents.

Status:

Building permit has been issued.

Questions?

Contact Community Center Building Committee, or

Matthew Bachtold, Library Director,  508-529-6272.

Project Description:

The Upton Community Center is a new facility of 15,132 square feet to house the Upton Town Library and the Council on Aging, at an estimated project cost of $12.4 million.

Located at 9 Milford Street, the facility includes a redesigned playground and shared parking with the adjacent VFW.

Approved by Upton Voters:

Town Meeting  5/8/2021

Town Election  5/11/2021

Interior Framing

Aug 16, 2022

The building committee had an opportunity to tour the inside of the community center under construction.

The roof framing is nearly complete, with insulation and shingles being installed.

Inside, some of the interior walls and ceiling are framed with the beginnings of the plumbing and hvac rough work.

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Aug 17, standing at the future circulation desk, looking south through the staff areas, offices and conference room.  To the left are the vestibule restrooms.

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Aug 17, just past the Library circulation desk, looking down the spine of the building.  At the far end is the main window of the classroom, and on the right is the open area for library stacks.

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Aug 17, the west side of the building, showing the open space for future library stacks and large windows that will have seating looking out over Centerbrook.  The gentleman to the left is Paul Flaherty, acting chairman of the Building Committee.

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Aug 17, the Greatroom at the north end of the building.  Looking out the windows across 140 you can see Fin and Feather sports.  The small door in the back right leads to a chair storage room, and on the left side is the kitchen with serving window.

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Aug 17, Matthew Bachtold and Lee Ann Murphy enjoying the tour.