250 Main Hotel has won Yankee Magazine’s 2017 designation as Best Boutique Hotel in Maine. Editors celebrated that: Industrial-chic design warmed with reclaimed wood sets the up-to-date tone for this 26-room Rockland hotel, which also boasts museum-quality works by contemporary Maine artists and midcentury-modern furnishings. Most rooms have harbor views and some have balconies, but… Read more »

Travel writer Malerie Yolen-Cohen showcased twelve hotels from Washington DC to Maine as the “Top New and Renewed Hotels in the Northeast for 2016” in the Huffington Post.  Two of the twelve were the work of Scattergood Design. “Since it opened in May 2016, 250 Main has won raves from guests, and it’s no wonder,”… Read more »


April 12 2016

Rooms have already been reserved at 250 Main Street Hotel in Rockland, set to open in May 2016.   Finishing touches were underway when we stopped by on March 25th, the day after our lecture at the Alamo Theatre in Bucksport. From the welcoming living room/lobby with its glowing gas fireplace and banquettes to sweeping views… Read more »

Maine Home + Design has featured our design philosophy and work in their January 2016 issue. You can read more here: http://mainehomedesign.com/aia-design-theory/inspiration-abstraction-connection/

The Edith Belle Libby Library welcomed patrons to renewed and expanded facilities in Old Orchard Beach on April 28, 2015. Less than two months later, the new multipurpose room hosts community activities morning, noon and night. Children and adults have been mesmerized by the saltwater aquarium that separates the Children’s area from the Circulation Desk,… Read more »

On June 5th, Pamela Hawkes was among about 100 architects, contractors, engineers, and developers invited to participate in a Leadership Summit organized by the Northern New England Committee on the Environment of the American Institute of Architects. Participants from Maine, New Hampshire, Boston and Vermont gathered to develop personal, corporate and regional strategies for implementing… Read more »

The Waterville Opera House, built in 1900 as an integral part of City Hall, brought world-renowned vaudeville performers to the city and surrounding communities. After World War II, its splendor dimmed as it was converted to a movie theater, but by the 1970’s, community theatricals once more brought life to the stage. In 2007, the… Read more »

Boutique Hotel in Rockland

February 5 2015

Steel rising at 250 Main Street framed a tranquil view of Rockland Harbor two weeks ago. When the hotel opens this summer, sailing and power craft will bob at the moorings and tourists fill the streets.

Construction begins this fall on a five-story boutique hotel project on Main Street in Rockland that complements the community’s growing reputation as an art mecca—including the 60-year-old Farnsworth Art Museum and Center for Maine Contemporary Art.  Developed by Cabot Lyman of ADZ properties, the 17,000 square foot project will offer guests twenty-six rooms on four… Read more »