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 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...

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 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 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...

April 19, 2019

Preservation Massachusetts joins preservation partners across the state and country in our extreme concern regarding proposed revisions to the National Register of Historic Places.  The proposed rule changes would substantially impact how historic resources are no...

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December 5, 2019