From a “house that wants to be saved” in Canton, to a 14 year journey in Dalton to preserve a tiny house with big significance to the African American community, we have been fortunate to share some amazing stories from local preservationists through our Storytellers series. Stories tell where you have been and where you are and where you hope to go in the future. Through Storytellers we share local preservation stories that can serve to educate and inspire others, and our
Though there is a lot going on in the world right now, it doesn’t mean your preservation projects have to come to a stop. Now is a great time to keep them moving along and make the best of what can only be described as "unprecedented" times.. So what can you do from home to move your preservation project forward? Check out our tips below! Tip #1: Research your historic property through the Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System (MACRIS). If your property is indivi
With everything that is going on right now, it would be easy to be discouraged or lose sight of where your preservation journey could take you. However, even with the world on hold, the preservation battle never stops. This is the perfect moment to regroup and reprioritize so that you can hit the ground running when the time comes. With this in mind, we are holding a Preservation Pop Up Office Hours on April 1st from 10:00am-11:00am where you have the opportunity to ask our
Walking The Halls & Not Shaking Hands... National Preservation Advocacy Day in Washington DC On March 9, Jim Igoe and Erin Kelly traveled to Washington, D.C. for National Preservation Advocacy Week, an annual gathering of preservationists to advocate for legislation, programs and support from our respective delegations. This trip has been made many times before (a little birdie told us that this was Jim’s 37th year advocating on Capitol Hill, not all of them with PM though)
To Our Members, Partners and Colleagues,
As you are more than well aware, the Covid-19 situation in our Commonwealth and country is rapidly changing day to day. We hope that you are staying in, staying healthy and heeding the directives of community health officials.
Preservation Massachusetts' offices are now officially closed for the next few weeks. Our staff will continue to work remotely, provided they are healthy and able to do so. All in person meetings with PM
Wednesday March 25, 2020 (SNOW DATE 3/31/2020) 10am-12pm At the John W. Olver Transit Center, First Floor Allen Meeting Room, 12 Olive Street, Greenfield, Massachusetts, 01301 Hosted by the Franklin Regional Council of Governments Topic: The Benefits of Historic Preservation: Economic, Environmental, Educational, and Emotional More details to come as the speakers and agenda are finalized. For questions, please email Stacia Caplanson at email@example.com