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February 12, 2020

 It Takes Action! 

Preservation is active, from the physical work of restoring and rehabilitating a building, to work of organizing and informing communities and stakeholders of an advocacy campaign.  Whether the work is reactive (all to often) or proactive (yay fo...

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...

November 6, 2019

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

February 11, 2019

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Historic buildings across the state face challenges. This organization is sounding the alarm on them

-Jennifer Fenn Lefferts

February 8, 2019

The 2018 Most Endangered Historic Resources list included (l-r) the GAR Hall in Lynn, Echo Bridge railings i...

January 16, 2019

Taken from the Clinton Church Restoration Inc. website.

GREAT BARRINGTON (January 16, 2019) — Clinton Church Restoration has announced the hiring of Huff + Gooden Architects as the project architect for the restoration and adaptive reuse of the historic Clinton A.M.E. Z...

November 14, 2018

 On November 7, PM publicly introduced the 2018 Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources. The sites range from Boston to the Berkshires and encompass important parts of communities that are facing uncertain futures. Now they are priority projects for our organi...

August 9, 2018

 The Elm Arch Inn in Falmouth has a new owner and a new vision! The historic inn was placed on the 2014 Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources list when it was proposed for demolition. Local advocates and the Falmouth Preservation Alliance worked to promote t...

July 27, 2018

#TBT is this week's #FBF (it was a busy week...) so flashing back to 2005 when the Reverend Samuel Harrison House in Pittsfield was listed as a Most Endangered Historic Resource. Samuel Harrison was born into slavery in 1818 and by 1850 found his way to Pittsfield and...

June 1, 2018

Preservation Massachusetts is now accepting nominations for our 2018 Most Endangered Historic Resources program.  Nomination forms are available online and due by 5:00 PM EST on August 15. 

Please contact Stacia Caplanson with questions.

May 31, 2018

Do you remember the feeling you had the last time you heard from your college roommate? Received a call from your cousin? Got an email from a former student? Calls, emails, Facebook posts, holiday letters, are some of the many ways we hear from those who are fellow tra...

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