Annual Preservation and Restoration Awards

Calling for Nominations!

2018 Annual Preservation and Restoration Awards
 

The Swampscott Historical Commission invites residents to submit nominations for the 2018 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 award categories are restoration/rehabilitation, stewardship, adaptive re-use and landscape preservation.  Awards are presented in consideration of the following criteria:

  • The historical and architectural integrity of the property preserved.
  • The exceptional quality ofa rehabilitation project.
  • The extent to which the project contributed to the preservation of the property.
  • The impact of the preservation of the neighborhood and town's historic resources.

Please complete the form below, including a minimum of 4 photographs (of various angles) and mail, email or drop it off no later that Tuesday, August 21, 2018 to:

Swampscott Historical Commission, 22 Monument Avenue, Swampscott MA  01907 OR e-mail to:  hpc@swampscott.ma.us

Download the Nomination Form here.

The primary consideration for awards is from the exterior public view, although interior preservation efforts are also considered.  The winners will be announced in September and will be presented with an award at a Selectmen's Meeting in December.

Property location:

Owner:

Description of preservation or restoration efforts:

 

Work completed by:  (contractor, architect, tradesman, etc.)

Additional Comments:


2017 Preservation Award Winners

The Swampscott Historical Commission is pleased to announce the Winners of the 2017 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:

  • 34 Sheridan Road - Mr. & Mrs. Goldman (owners)
  • 108 Humphrey Street - Mr. & Mrs. Scott (owners)

The following previous Award Recipients were honored last year with a historic plaque:

  • 143 Burrill Street (Former First United Church) - Mr. Bedard
  • 1050 Humphrey Street -  Mr. and Mrs. Dilisio

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.