Recent Posts

February 27, 2020

We have really enjoyed sharing ways in which our members work through us to empower, educate and advocate for preservation in communities all across Massachusetts! And we hope you have enjoyed the stories and perhaps felt proud of what you help us accomplish every day.

February 25, 2020

Collaboration: the process of two or more people or organizations working together to complete a task or achieve a goal. In preservation efforts, collaboration allows us to build on each other's strengths, experiences, network, resources and more.

PM is a big proponen...

February 19, 2020

It Takes People!

Preservation is nothing without people; from local advocates working to reuse historic buildings along main street, protect a landscape, to those who serve on commissions, volunteer or staff non profits, research, restore and so much more. Preservation...

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...

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 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...

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