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Coastal Engineering Company of Orleans Cape Cod
Chatham Public Library 3

Eldredge Public Library

Constructed in 1644 for the Reverend John Lothrop, founder of Barnstable, the house which forms the original part of Sturgis Library is the oldest library building in the United States. The building is also one of the oldest houses remaining on Cape Cod and the oldest structure still standing in America where religious services were regularly held. Today, Sturgis Library is a national treasure listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Coastal Engineering Company provided engineering services for building and site improvements, addressing stormwater runoff ponding issues, site access, parking, and structural repairs.

Services

  • Existing conditions site plan
  • Civil engineering design for improvements to site layout, parking, drainage, hardscape and landscape
  • Stormwater runoff design analysis and stormwater report
  • Permitting support with the Historic Committee and Chatham Planning Board
  • Construction documents