Announcing the Winners of the 2017 Preservation Achievement Awards!

Ten projects demonstrating a variety of exciting contributions to the character of Boston's built environment have been selected from an outstanding group of nominations. We are honored to recognize the efforts of the talented teams behind these projects at our biggest and most anticipated event of the year, the Preservation Achievement Awards Ceremony and Reception, which will be held this year at Fenway Park.


Boston Globe Profiles "Advocate-in-Chief" of City's Layered Architectural Character

In "Five Things You Should Know About Greg Galer" our executive director talks about how he developed an interest in the city's built environment and what "makes Boston so cool."

Boston Red Sox Take Home Highest Preservation Award

The Boston Preservation Alliance is pleased to announce the Boston Red Sox as recipients of the 2017 President's Award for Excellence for their dedication to the preservation of Fenway Park (1912) and its catalytic impact on the entire neighborhood. The presentation of the award which will take place September 19 at Fenway Park. Tickets and sponsorships are available now.

Restored Boston Theaters featured in Architectural Digest

Three historic buildings (the Boston Opera House, the Paramount Theatre, and the Modern Theatre) are featured in Architectural Digest, following national recognition for their remarkable restorations. "The inclusion of the Boston theaters is a major coup for the Boston Preservation Alliance, who tirelelessly advocated for the theaters through building public and government support," the article states.

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Alliance Events:

Libations for Preservation

July 13 | 6-9 PM
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Join the Young Advisors of the Boston Preservation Alliance as they host the 4th Annual Libations for Preservation, a cocktail hour of historic proportions! You'll have a great time AND raise funds for the Alliance's educational programs!


Preservation Achievement Awards

September 19 | 5:30 PM
Fenway Park


The Preservation Achievement Awards are bestowed annually to honor oustanding achievements in historic preservation and compatible new construction in Boston.



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Boston, MA 02114