Austin-Pickering House

Portsmouth, NH



Historic Assessments



A remarkable example of the area’s finest early 19th century craftsmanship, ARCove’s historic assessment for this sea captain’s mansion focuses on the distinguished evolution of this connected residence. With a legacy of excellent workmanship and colorful characters, the building is now under the care of the Portsmouth Historic Society. Our report will offer a detailed inventory of needed restoration of its historic character defining features. Life safety and accessibility needs will be assessed along with programmatic options, costs and phasing strategies for successfully continuing this building’s legacy for generations to come.