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January 24, 2020

It's a New Year we are announcing some new updates to the Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources program. 

First, we have expanded our nomination period to be open from NOW until August 7.  The review and selection timeline has not changed, but you now...

January 22, 2020

Preservation Massachusetts is now accepting nominations for our 2020 Awards program! The theme, Building Blocks of Preservation is a celebration of the many pieces that join together to bring about successful projects, advocacy campaigns, new technologies and more.  Fr...

December 5, 2019

 “Work your magic.”

In the world of advocacy, what needs to be done often feels as impossible as pulling a rabbit out of a hat. When buildings are demolished, open landscapes are subdivided, and there are little or no funds to help those owners, stakeholders and steward...

November 22, 2019

A very popular session from the 2019 Massachusetts Historic Preservation Conference, Climate Change: Resiliency & Preservation is being presented again as a webinar on Thursday, December 12 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon.

Rising sea levels, more severe storms and natural di...

November 14, 2019

There are a few opportunities to learn and share with fellow preservationists in the next few weeks!

November 20 - Central Massachusetts Historic Commissions Coalition

Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Visitor Center

3 Paul Clancy Way, Worcester, MA


November 13, 2019

Last week there was a lot of good news surrounding the Community Preservation Act, beginning with the City of Lowell adopting CPA on election day!   The Mill City is now the 176th community to pass the Community Preservation Act, which has gained ground with more citie...

November 6, 2019

Looking back on some past Most Endangered Historic Resources for updates, lessons and inspiration to move preservation forward in Massachusetts.

October 28, 2019

It’s very simple; you have questions and you need answers.  Sometimes knowing where to turn for those answers is just as challenging as the questions themselves.  At Preservation Massachusetts, we strive to be a platform for those answers, or at the very least, a guide...

October 9, 2019

Select session presentations from this year's Massachusetts Historic Preservation Conference are now available online in PDF form! We are very grateful to those speakers who have granted permission for us to post and share these presentations for continued reference an...

September 30, 2019

Preservation Massachusetts is excited to announce a new matching grant opportunity. The 1772 Foundation, in cooperation with Preservation Massachusetts, is making available 1:1 matching grants of up to $10,000 for preservation projects, such as exterior paint...

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