2022 Award Recipients
The 2022 award recipients demonstrate how preservation goes beyond historic buildings and landscapes to include our stories, our neighborhoods, and important lessons for our future. This year our theme of Bringing Communities Together celebrates projects and people that have encouraged collaboration among the Commonwealth’s diverse constituents.
The 2022 preservation award recipients will be honored during National Preservation Month in May. The celebration culminates on May 11 with a live event at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston.
For information on each award category, see below. To see past award recipients, visit our awards archive.
The Paul & Niki Tsongas Award
The Tsongas Award is Preservation Massachusetts' highest honor, honoring people and projects that have displayed the highest level of commitment to historic preservation in the Commonwealth.
Robert H. Kuehn, Jr. Award
The Kuehn Award recognizes projects that meld collaborative partnerships with creative and cutting-edge ideas for the rehabilitation and active reuse of historic buildings.
Frederick Law Olmsted Award
The Olmsted Award is given to those organizations and individuals for their dedication to the promotion of our cultural landscapes.
Mayor Thomas M. Menino Legacy Award
The Menino Legacy Award celebrates projects that are transformative, catalytic, embrace the community, create partnerships, and revitalize the best of the past to make something good for the future.
People's Preservation Choice Award
The People's Preservation Choice Award is your chance to vote and pick this year's award winner from our field of nominees.
Voting starts on April 11!
Charles Eliot Award
The Eliot Award is given to organizations with exceptional vision and excellence in planning for preservation.