Calling for Nominations!
2016 Annual Preservation and Restoration Awards
The Historical Commission invites residents to submit nominations for the 2016 Annual Preservation and Restoration Awards. You can nominate yourself, a friend or a neighbor to celebrate their efforts to preserve and restore historic properties that maintain our town’s character and beauty. These properties can include residences, commercial buildings, or other structures whose preservation or restoration maintains or is faithful to the original design or style. Eligible project categories are restoration, rehabilitation, adaptive use, neighborhood conservation and landscape preservation.
At a May 2016 Selectmen's meeting and reception, Winners will be presented with a:
- Report detailing the history of the house and neighborhood, list of owners, and an in-depth architectural description;
- Historical plaque for their home.
Please complete the nomination form and submit no later than March 31, 2016.
Download the Nomination Form here.
2015 Preservation Award Winners
The Swampscott Historical Commission is pleased to announce the Winners of the 2015 Preservation and Restoration Award. This award was created by the Historical Commission to celebrate outstanding efforts to preserve and restore historic properties that maintain our town’s character and beauty.
These properties include residences and public buildings whose preservation or restoration maintains or is faithful to the original design or style. The following award-winning projects embody the goals of preserving, protecting and celebrating Swampscott’s historic architecture and unique sense of place:
- 16 Reid Terrace - Sean and Ingrid Pichler Hale (owners)
- 43 Devens Road - Anthony Waite and Rick Rawlins (owners)
- 56 Walker Road - Michael and Jennifer Shaughnessey (owners)
- 76 Banks Road - Michael and Nancy Moran (owners)
Swampscott residents submitted nominations for projects they believed worthy of this distinction. The Commission hopes that by getting the community involved in this process it increases public awareness of such efforts, and helps emphasize the importance of maintaining historic properties.