The 2015 Massachusetts Historic Preservation Conference is presented by Preservation Massachusetts with local host Preservation Worcester, with the support of the Massachusetts Preservation Coalition.

The 2015 Massachusetts Historic Preservation Conference is made possible by the contributions of The Kuehn Charitable Foundation, conference venue host Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, our many sponsors, as well as Mechanics Hall and the City of Worcester. It is with great pride and appreciation that we look forward to hosting a comprehensive and meaningful historic preservation conference on the 14th of August.

Preservation Massachusetts

Preservation Massachusetts is the statewide non-profit historic preservation organization dedicated to preserving the Commonwealth's historic and cultural heritage. It was established in 1989 and is supported entirely by members and concerned citizens. In keeping with its original mission, the organization works in partnership with national, state and local preservation organizations and individuals across the Commonwealth.

Preservation Worcester

Preservation Worcester is a private, not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to the preservation of buildings, sites, and neighborhoods which represent the culture, history, and architecture of Worcester, Massachusetts.


Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS University) has a legacy built on the pursuit of excellence in healthcare education. We take pride in our history, but are motivated by a curiosity about the future. We commit to training professionals for the future of the exciting, ever-expanding healthcare industry and helping them achieve their career goals. Our students, alumni, and faculty have impacted countless disciplines across the healthcare world and beyond through their proactive efforts.

Mechanics Hall

Mechanics Hall – an acoustical masterpiece – is internationally regarded as one of the world's great concert halls for its superb acoustics and inspirational beauty. It is regarded regionally as Worcester's finest meeting place. The Hall is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization owned and operated by the Worcester County Mechanics Association (established 1842). It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.