Concord Historical Commission announces 2023 Preservation Awards

June 1, 2023

The Concord Historical Commission (CHC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Preservation Awards. The program was established by the CHC in 2015 and is aimed at honoring property owners, architects, contractors, local organizations, and individuals for their contributions in maintaining and enhancing the architectural, historical, and cultural heritage of the Town of Concord. This year’s awards were given for the following projects completed between 2019 and 2022:

Proper Rehabilitation/Restoration

1780 House, 15 Monument

Owners: Patrick & Maeve McWhinney

Contractor: Adams & Beasley

19 Thoreau Court

Owner: Robert Young

Design and Construction: Robert Young, New England Stonemasonry

Restoration Consultant: Karl Aghassi

Proper Restoration/Preservation Maintenance

Concord’s Colonial Inn –Honorable Mention

Concord’s Colonial Inn, Alek Adamson, General Manager

Painting and Carpentry: Ventura & Sons

Sensitive Addition/Alteration

17 Laws Brook Road

Brooks Ware, Ashbrook Properties

Architect: Elise Stone Architects

Contractor: Peter Marden, Concord Construction

Landscape Architect: Jennifer Brooke,

Lemon Brooke Landscape Architecture

Civil Engineer: Jonathan Bollen, Stamski & McNary

46 Hubbard Street 

Owners: Kurt and Susan Schwartz

General Contractor: JW Adams Construction

The Lorenzo Eaton House

Owners: David Douglas, Pamela Gannon

Architect: DSK│Dewing Schmid Kearns Architects + Planners

General Contractor: Lipcon Construction

Window Restorer: John Brown

Mason: Bergquist Masonry LLC

Structural Engineer: Thornton Thomasetti

70 Monument Square

Holy Family Parish and Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston

Architect: Dermady Architects

Contractor: Santini Construction

Engineer: Bonardi Structural Engineers

Engineer: Eaglebrook Engineering 

Engineer: Allied Consulting Engineers

Engineering Consultant: Building Envelope Technologies 

Appropriate New Construction

Hollowell Farm

Architect: DSK│Dewing Schmid Kearns + Planners

Civil Engineer: Stamskiand McNary

Landscape Architect: Stimson Studio Landscape Architects

General Contractor: JW Adams Construction

Appropriate New Construction and Sensitive Addition

Concord Academy 

Organization: Concord Academy

Don Kingman, Director of Campus Planning and Construction

Architect: DSK│Dewing Schmid Kearns Architects + Planners

Landscape Preservation

Buttrick Gardens

Organization: Friends of Minute Man National Park

Kathleen D. Fahey, Executive Director,

Friends of Minute Man National Park

Stone Mason: Stan, Stan Jr. and Alex Nobles, Nobles Stone Masonry

Margie Brown, Natural & Cultural Resource Manager

at Minute Man National Park

Interns, Jill Miller and Rachel Farago

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

Organization: Friends of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

Board of Directors of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery,

Kevin Thomas Plodzik, Ed.D., President

Life Achievement/Preservationist of the Year Award

Shirley Blancke, Archaeologist