100 Barber Avenue :: Worcester, MA

For Sale: ±42,000 SF Historical Building


CBRE/New England is pleased to bring to your attention the opportunity to purchase 100 Barber Avenue in Worcester, MA. 100 Barber Avenue, the former Higgins Armory Museum, is a historical landmark in the city of Worcester, MA listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The unique construction elements, conceived by John Woodman Higgins, were developed to achieve a practical and beautiful structure adapted from the construction of single-story industrial/mill buildings to showcase modern materials and artistic elements. Since its opening in 1931, the building has been an integral part of the Worcester landscape, serving as a museum and office building since its inception.

Located in the Greendale area of the city and sited with prominent highway visibility, the building has been an important part of the city's skyline and offers a unique opportunity for preservation or redevelopment. The property's convenient location at the intersection of Interstates 290 and 190 makes it easily accessible from the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90), downtown Worcester and its surrounding areas.

The building totals ±42,000 SF on four stories plus mezzanine. The floor plates are approximately 9,500 SF and offer generous column spacing of 11' off of the core, with the third floor being entirely column-free.