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Last updated: 5/16/19

Preservation Month 2019 kickoff

Every May, Boston Preservation Month encourages public awareness and appreciation of the City's historic resources.

Preservation Month Kick-Off - May 1 at 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
New England Historic Genealogical Society
99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116

Join the Boston Landmarks Commission to kick-off a month long celebration of the buildings, structures, sites, and areas that inform us about the people that have lived and worked in Boston and the events that have shaped the City from its beginning to the present.

Program:
Mayor Martin J. Walsh Proclamation – Preservation Month 2019
Remarks: Chris Cook, Chief of Environment, Energy, and Open Space
Presentation: Lynn Smiledge, Chair, Boston Landmarks Commission

Presentation: 3rd Annual Citizen Preservation Awardees.

  • Alison Pultinas - Preservation Advocacy
  • Carole Mooney - Archaeology
  • Byron Rushing - Lifetime Achievement.
  • Susan Prindle - Lifetime Achievement.

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Presented by: Boston Landmarks Commission | boston.gov/landmarks
Special Thanks: New England Historic Genealogical Society

Register online at: https://preservation2019kickoff.eventbrite.com

Pre-Event Tour at 5:00 PM
Meet in front of the Arlington Street Church

Highlights will include:
Arlington Street Church (1859-1861 - Arthur Gilman Architect)
Taj Hotel (1927 - Strickland, Blodget, and Law Architects)
Emmanuel Church (1862 - Alexander Estey Architect)
Restoration Hardware/Former Museum of Natural History (1862 - William G. Preston Architect)
Church of the Covenant (1865-1867 - R. M. Upjohn Architect)