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You are Invited!

are going out and we want to make sure you get your tables and tickets early; we have filled the ballroom for the past several years! Watch your mailbox for your invite, or click below to see it. You can RSVP online as well. See you May 10 at the Copley! Click to view the invitation Click here to RSVP

PM Internship Opportunity

Calling all who are interested in historic preservation! Preservation Massachusetts is looking for a summer intern to work with us in our Plymouth office. This opportunity focuses on expanding educational resources used with our Circuit Rider Program, as well as helping us better track projects, connections and networks. This is a great chance for college and grad students to complete any required internship hours and also see how a statewide organization operates! For the details please click here or email Erin Kelly, Associate Director. Applications are due May 18.

Leading Locally Workshop, June 2

Join preservation professionals from Historic New England, the Massachusetts Historical Commission, and other organizations for a series of workshops on management issues related to local preservation. Preservation restrictions are an important tool for municipalities, especially in communities that use Community Preservation Act funds. This second of three workshops covers the development and monitoring of preservation restrictions held at the local level. Hear case-study examples from towns using restrictions and learn about issues related to holding and enforcing preservation restrictions. Gain confidence by learning from professionals who have experience working with these restrictions.

Be Our Guest!

The awardees have been announced and Preservation Massachusetts is pleased to be taking RSVP's for our May 10 Paul & Niki Tsongas Awards Dinner! This premier event is held annually at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston, and typically draws 500 attendees from all areas of the preservation industry, from development, finance, consulting, construction, architecture and more! Sponsorship and table sales are now active and space is limited! Last year we filled the Grand Ballroom so get your seats early! To RSVP click here!

Active Preservation Opportunity in Springfield! 60 Byers Street in Springfield

The RFP for 60 Byers Street in Springfield has been amended! The City has removed an affordable housing restriction, meaning the property can be purchased and restored as a single or multi family property. This is a fantastic opportunity for those looking their own unique piece of Springfield's historic fabric! This property is in Springfield, MA, right across from the Historic Armory. The property was built by a local architect Thurston Munson in the International Style with inspiration from Frank Lloyd Wright. The Springfield Historic Preservation Fund is also adding $50,000 from the their funds as further incentive for the property's restoration. RFP submissions are due on April 14. Fo

And The Awardees Are...

This week Preservation Massachusetts announced the recipients of the 2017 Paul & Niki Tsongas Awards! 22 projects from Plymouth to Pittsfield were selected to be honored this year for their embodiment of the Power of Preservation. Our theme highlights the tremendous benefits that preservation brings to our communities and how we need to be diligent about educating and advocating for its use as a tool in the 21st century. Here are the awardees who will be celebrated on May 10 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston. For more details on the dinner and to register, click here. Congratulations to the awarded projects and their teams!

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