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May Day House Walking Tour and Children’s Scavenger Hunt
“If This House Could Talk…”
How We Can Protect Historic Charlestown
Charlestown is a special place, steeped in history. The mission of the Charlestown Preservation Society (CPS) is to find ways to retain this important history and unique character now and for future generations.
Union Street Architectural Conservation District
Last fall, CPS was asked to help a group of neighbors save a historic house in the Union Street neighborhood from demolition. We worked closely with Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) and 35 residents to oppose demolition, implement a 90-day demolition delay, and create a petition for an Architectural Conservation District. In the fall, the BLC accepted the […]
Community Preservation Act Grants
Community Preservation Act Grants We are pleased to announce that 3 projects in Charlestown have been recommended to receive a combined total of $1,100,000.00 in grant funding from the Community Preservation Act! We worked closely with the Community Preservation Act staff and our local non-profits to secure this funding for Charlestown. Charlestown Working Theatre, invasive landscape clearance […]