This year’s Paul & Niki Tsongas Awards program will be a nomination competition in a variety of categories that demonstrate the importance of preservation, its programs, its impact and its intrinsic importance to building a future for our children, our state and our country.
Using Massachusetts as a template, we will show how preservation has been a driver for fantastic projects across our state. We will demonstrate to our elected officials why these programs and the team spirit and collaboration of so many have not only restored historic buildings, but have also saved neighborhoods, created jobs, and
brought economic stability and vitality.
On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Preservation Massachusetts will celebrate those projects that show the Power of Preservation and embody its true essence. Preservation is about more than just a building—it is about relationships, making the old new and relevant again, recycling, up-cycling and sustainability, breathing life back into our community centers and neighborhoods, providing services, and activating appreciation and pride in the places we call home. We must show that preservation is a tool that utilizes the past to make a better future. We as a collective industry, a movement and ambassadors of an ethic, are charged with demonstrating the power of preservation and dispelling the misconceptions and incorporate it as a permanent part of our 21st century thinking. These are the types of projects we are seeking to award for the 2017 Tsongas Awards. Help us demonstrate the Power of Preservation and nominate a deserving project today!
Nomination forms are available on Preservation Massachusetts' website or by contacting Erin Kelly.
Nominations are due by 5:00 PM on Friday, February 24, 2017.
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