Historic Preservation

City Hall

Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds can be used for preservation, rehabilitation or restoration of eligible historic resources.


Eligible Historic Resources

  • A building, structure, real property, document or artifact that is listed on the state register of historic places.
  • Determined by the local historic preservation commission to be significant in the history, archeology, architecture or culture of a city or town.

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Contact Information

Chair - Lisa Peterson,
Deputy City Manager

Principal Budget Analyst - Angela Pierre

Budget Office - 617-349-4267

Sr. Management Analyst - Karen Preval

City Manager's Office - 617-349-4221

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA 02139


Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm