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CPS/Design Review Committee Letter to the Zoning Board on Hood Park

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in News, Slider, Uncategorized | Comments Off

CPS/Design Review Committee Letter to the Zoning Board on Hood Park

Hood Park: CPS has been actively engaged throughout the community process for Hood Park’s Master Plan notice of Project Change. We believe that Hood Park LLC can achieve their and our desired objectives for providing open green space for the community while creating an interesting development pattern through varying building heights without building to a 275-foot height. Unfortunately, on November 7, 2018 the Commission voted to accept the BPDA proposal for a 275-foot limit on the parcel. This does not automatically give the developer the...

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Historic House Tour Coming Sat Sept 22—Buy a Ticket or Become a House Sitter

Posted by on Aug 2, 2018 in News, Slider | Comments Off

Historic House Tour Coming Sat Sept 22—Buy a Ticket or Become a House Sitter

Come tour some of Charlestown’s wonderful historic houses on Saturday, September 22 from 11 am to 4 pm at the 2018 CPS Historic House Tour, followed by a Lemonade Reception from 4 to 5pm. The 2018 Charlestown Historic House Tour is a rare chance to explore private houses and public spaces in Boston’s oldest neighborhood. From a meticulously restored 1804 Federal style house on Warren Street with exceptional attention to period and detail- -to a Greek-Revival rowhouse unattended for fifty years reimagined as a modern interior using...

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CPS successfully launched the ‘Historic Charlestown Walking Tour’!

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CPS successfully launched the ‘Historic Charlestown Walking Tour’!

The ‘Historic Charlestown Walking Tour’ is a mobile-friendly, self-guided 1.5 mile route that winds through charming neighborhood square and streets past historic houses and monuments. Read about Charlestown’s history and peek inside many of these buildings through interior photographs. Click here to visit the tour on a PC: http://cps-ris.org/walking-tours/historic-charlestown/ or visit www.WalkingTourCharlestown.com on your mobile...

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New Date for Mobile Walking Tour Launch Sunday May 20th

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in News, Slider | Comments Off

New Date for Mobile Walking Tour Launch Sunday May 20th

The Charlestown Preservation Society presents: The New Mobile Walking Tour App Join us for special event! Date: Sunday May 20, 2018 Location: Memorial Hall 14 Green Street 10:30 – 2:00 – Family Day Event to launch CPS’s Mobile Historic Neighborhood Walking Tour. $5 BBQ Lunch.Start at Memorial Hall and follow the map to special events planned along the way with lunch at the end of the tour.

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Join us for a day of fun activities!

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in News, Slider | Comments Off

Join us for a day of fun activities!

The Charlestown Preservation Society presents: A Celebration of Historic Charlestown! Join us for 2 special events! Date: Saturday May 12, 2018 Location: Memorial Hall 10:30 – 2:00 – Family Day Event to launch CPS’s Mobile Historic Neighborhood Walking Tour. $5 BBQ Lunch.Start at Memorial Hall and follow the map to special events planned along the way with lunch at the end of the tour. 6:00 – 10:00 – Party Night A fundraiser to benefit the Memorial Hall Building Renovation Fund. $35/advance, $45/door. 100% of...

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Twenty More CPS Historic House Markers For Charlestown

Posted by on Feb 3, 2018 in News, Slider | Comments Off

Twenty More CPS Historic House Markers For Charlestown

If you were outside yesterday and happened to notice people drilling holes on the sides of buildings, you may have been watching the installation of 17 new historic house markers.   It adds to the over 200 already installed. The markers are appealing for many reasons.  From one perspective they help remind us of our rich architecture and cultural history.   From another, they help validate the importance of Charlestown as the oldest neighborhood in Boston that needs to be preserved. In the past most of our applications came from longtime...

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Fall Update on CPS Activities

Posted by on Oct 1, 2017 in News, Slider, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Fall Update on CPS Activities

We’ve had a busy few months.  Read about what we have been up to and stay tuned for more new. September Update to Members

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CPS Holds Annual Meeting: Charlestown Battalion Armory Recieves Preservation Award

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in News, Slider | Comments Off

CPS Holds Annual Meeting:  Charlestown Battalion Armory Recieves Preservation Award

This year was full of significant events for the Preservation Society.  Please review a copy of the Annual Meeting Presentation. CPS_Annual Meeting 2017

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You’re Invited: 2017 Annual Charlestown Preservation Society Meeting

Posted by on Jun 11, 2017 in News, Slider | Comments Off

You’re Invited:  2017 Annual Charlestown Preservation Society Meeting

2017   CHARLESTOWN PRESERVATION ANNUAL MEETING:  June 22nd:  CPS Annual Meeting St. John’s Church, 27 Devens Street Special Guest Speaker:  Amber Christoffersen, Director, The Mystic River Watershed Association. Dear Members and Guests: We would like to extend a warm invitation to the 2017 Annual meeting of the Charlestown Preservation Society. The meeting will be held at St John’s Church, 27 Devens Street at 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on June 22rd.  This invitation is being extended to all members as well as non-members who wish to learn...

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CPS supports the Surface Solution for the Rutherford Ave. / Sullivan Sq. Design Project

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in News, Slider | Comments Off

CPS supports the Surface Solution for the Rutherford Ave. / Sullivan Sq. Design Project

James Gillooly, Deputy Commissioner, Boston Transportation Department One City Hall Square, Room 721 Boston MA 02201 Re: Rutherford Avenue / Sullivan Square Design Project Dear Mr. Gillooly, Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the current status of the Sullivan Square Design project as presented at the Transportation Department’s public meeting on 28 February 2017.  I have used the slides from the meeting that are available on the https://www.boston.gov/departments/transportation/rutherford-avenue-sullivan-square-design-project...

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