Posts Tagged ‘Massachusetts Most Endangered’

Believe in Preservation, RSVP Today!

| October 4th, 2012 | No Comments »

RSVP Today for PM’s “Believe in Preservation” event, taking place on November 8 at Tuckerman Hall in Worcester! The focus of the evening will be the public presentation of the 2012 Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources, along with our Community Spirit Awards. Check back for more updated information in the next few days.

Visit our Eventbrite page to RSVP online today!

2012 Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources!

| October 4th, 2012 | No Comments »

Preservation Massachusetts has released the list of this year’s Most Endangered Historic Resources! Taken from nominations submitted by concerned groups and citizens, this PR and education program aims to spotlight threatened resources and work with the nominators, owners and the community to inspire and hopefully collaborate on options and solutions for preservation success!

This year’s list includes:
Outbuildings at Elm Hill Farm, Brookfield
Durgin Garage, Brookline
Fitchburg City Hall
Herbert M. Farr Residence, Holyoke
North Brookfield Town House
Mechanics Hall, Princeton
Methodist Episcopal Church, Ware
“Orchard House”, 917 Belmont Street, Watertown
Charles Bowker House, Worcester
The Palladium, Worcester
Quinsigamond Firehouse, Worcester

For more details on this year’s resources, visit our Most Endangered page, and RSVP for our Believe in Preservation event on November 8th!

Massachusetts Most Endangered on YouTube!

| November 10th, 2010 | No Comments »

Get acquainted with the resources on Preservation Massachusetts 2010 Most Endangered List. Visit our YouTube page and watch the 2010 MER video and see incredible images and learn about these incredible yet threatened resources.

Click here to watch the video and don’t forget to subscribe to PM’s channel on YouTube!

Editorial: Historic house on Elliot Street in Springfield deserves reprieve

| September 27th, 2010 | No Comments »

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25-27 Elliot Street was listed on Preservation Massachusetts’ Most Endangered list for 2010

Historic House on Elliot Street in Springfield deserves reprieve

Editorial| Springfield Republican| September 15, 2010

Springfield — Now it’s time for the heavy lifting. Preservation Massachusetts has placed the nearly 140-year-old building at 25-27 Elliot St. in Springfield on its list of the state’s most endangered historic sites.

City officials and preservationists have fought for more than two years to save the fire-damaged, red-brick structure built in 1872.

The building is under the control of a court-appointed receiver, but its owner wants to knock it down, saying renovations would be too costly. Estimates to rehabilitate the house…

For the full article, click here.

25-27 Elliot Street on MA Most Endangered List

| September 27th, 2010 | No Comments »

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Preservation Massachusetts staff visited 25-27 Elliot Street in Springfield on September 13 with Congressman Richard Neal and others concerned about the future of this building.

Endangered Springfield duplex listed among most endangered historic sites in Massachusetts

By Peter Goonan| Springfield Republican| September 14, 2010

Springfield — A fire-damaged duplex on Elliot Street has been listed by a statewide historic preservation organization as one of the most endangered historic sites in Massachusetts.

The designation was revealed Monday as city officials, state and federal historic preservation organizations, and U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, gathered outside the duplex at 25-27 Elliot St., to discussed options aimed at saving the building from demolition.

Preservation Massachusetts, a nonprofit historic preservation group, added the local building to its “Massachusetts’ Most Endangered Historic Resources” list. The duplex was built in 1872, and is located in the Quadrangle-Mattoon Street Historic District adjacent to the new federal courthouse on State Street.

The building has been boarded since a fire in January of 2008…

For the full article, click here.