Community Preservation Act

The Community Preservation Act may be coming to Boston. Learn how these funds can be used for a variety of historic preservation projects across Boston.

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Fort Point Channel Bridge

General Electric Saves Quirky Fort Point Channel Bridge

When GE chose Boston over the likes of Palo Alto, Boston's unique character played an important role in the decision.

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The Fight to Save the Citgo Sign Is a Proxy War for Boston's Soul

This is about a lot more than a big, red triangle in the sky. . Are we losing what makes us uniquely Boston in the granite-countertopped euphoria of the city’s building boom?

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Greg Galer

Tower proposals raising eyebrows. Overdevelopment a serious concern.

Residents and advocates are raising red flags about a rash of new high-rise towers and skyscrapers planned for Downtown Crossing — an area with outdated building rules that the Boston Redevelopment Authority has no pressing plans to update even as the Hub undergoes its largest building boom in city history.

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2016 Preservation Achievement Awards

October 24, 6:00 p.m.

The Alliance is excited to host our annual Preservation Achievement Awards where we will celebrate the accomplishments of eleven outstanding projects as well as the recipient of our President's Award for Excellence. Join us at the historic Paramount Center for the ceremony and reception on October 24, 2016. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available now.

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Vote for Your Fan Favorite Now!

With eleven diverse projects representing a range of exciting contributions to Boston's built environment, we are dying to know YOUR favorite Preservation Achievement Award winner! Vote once per day, every day, until October 24. This year's Fan Favorite winner will be announced at the Awards ceremony.

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The Boston Preservation Alliance

141 Cambridge Street

Boston, MA 02114