Historical Renovations

  • Flying Monkey Theater December 29, 2010

    Dating back to the days of vaudeville, this building was in serious need of renovation.  The renovation, however, had to be completed within an exacting budget.  Working closely with the client, Samyn-D’Elia Architects provided a cost effective design that included energy efficient solutions for the theater, dining area and restaurant facilities that was awarded a 2011 Plan NH award.

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  • Renovation of Ashland Historic School Building in Ashland, NH December 29, 2010

    Built in 1878, the building served as a school for the town for over 100 years.  In 1991, the building was closed and remained vacant, until in 2009, when New Hampshire’s Tri-County Community Action Program contacted Samyn-D’Elia Architects to embark on a bold plan to bring the building into the 21st century while keeping the historic details.  It is now being used for office space and Head Start.  Read More..

  • Renovation and Adaptive Reuse of Historic Gristmill January 17, 2010

    In 1977, NH Architect, Tom Samyn of Samyn-D’Elia Architects, bought the historic Gristmill in Ashland, NH.   Builder News magazine featured The Gristmill in Ashland, NH in the article History Lesson as an example of an historic building that was renovated for adaptive reuse as mixed and multifamily purposes.  Read More..





  • Daniel Webster Recovery Center April 4, 2009

    NH Architects, Samyn-D’Elia Architects, worked with the Owner to design a renovation and rehabilitation plan for the historic Daniel Webster Farm.   This renovation was so successful that it earned the Plan New Hampshire Merit Award and a prestigious NH Preservation Alliance Achievement Award.  Read More…

  • Restoration of Historic Church Steeple December 11, 2008

    In the historic oceanside city of Portsmouth, NH the glowing steeple of North Church proudly displays the careful restoration recently completed.  This restoration was documented in Clem Labine’s Traditional Building magazine in the December 2008 issue and received the 2007 NH Preservation Alliance Achievement Award.

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  • Great Glen Trails & Outdoor Center March 12, 2002


    Samyn-D’Elia Architects designed the renovations and an expansion to the historic Glen House to create new headquarters for the Great Glen Trails Center and the administrative offices for the Mount Washington Auto Road.  Read More…


  • St. Paul’s Church in Concord, NH Renovation and Addition May 12, 1999

    Samyn-D’Elia Architects provided the architectural and engineering services for an addition and renovations to St. Paul’s Church in Concord, New Hampshire.  Read More…





  • Ashland Railroad Station January 27, 1999


    NH Architect firm of Samyn-D’Elia Architects, worked with the Ashland Historical Society and local railroad enthusiasts to provide full architectural and engineering services and construction administration in the restoration of the Ashland Railroad station.   This station is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Read More…


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