Islesboro Central School

Islesboro Island, Maine


Design and construct an addition and renovation of an existing building and provide new parking, terraces, seating walls, walkways, play areas and a new/revised service access drive layout.

BCE Role

Provided design development, construction documentation, bid administration, construction administration and regulatory permitting. The School comprises two buildings. The main building was constructed circa l927 as a single family home. The building was converted to a school circa 1950 and now serves grades K-12. This building formerly housed classrooms, a library, an art room, computer & science laboratories, and administrative facilities. The second building known as the Kinnicut Center was added at a later date and served as the school's multi-purpose room, gym, performance area, and dining space.

Project Highlights

  • 19 +/- acre parcel, 1.83 acres impervious area
  • School serves K-12 and comprises 2 buildings
  • Construction was phased to keep school in session during construction
  • School was originally built in 1928 as a summer cottage
  • Replaced sewer pump station with gravity main
  • 1 building serves as the Town Community Center

Related Projects

Keywords: Schools, Redevelopment


  • Islesboro Central School
  • Islesboro, Maine


  • Stephen Blatt Architects
  • Portland, Maine

Landscape Architect

  • Carroll Associates
  • Portland, Maine

Start to Completion Date

  • November, 2008 to July, 2009

BCE Services Provided

  • Regulatory Permitting for MDEP and for Town
  • Planning Board Approvals
  • Utility Design
  • Grading and Drainage Design
  • Erosion & Sedimentation Control Plan
  • Construction Documents
  • Specifications for earthworks, erosion and sedimentation control, water supply system, sanitary sewer, drainage system and bituminous paving
  • Bid Administration
  • Construction Administration
  • Construction Details