We have many offerings for our members and community

Click here for a complete listing of our upcoming events.

We have new items in our Gift Shop!

Click here to check out our latest arrival: Worcester Post Cards!

Learn About Our Self-guided Walking Tours

Click here to access information about our Around the Common Tour as well as our award-winning self-guided tour of Worcester's Canal District.



"Save the Best to Last"

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A picture paints a thousand words!

Click here to sign our change.org petition to the owner of Notre Dame and Mayor Joe Petty to save Notre Dame des Canadiens from demolition.

For more information or to share your comments or thoughts, visit our Facebook page:
Re-imagined Notre Dame.

Thanks to our sponsors, patrons and volunteers... all who made our Denholms Event a great success!

We extend a special thanks to our event sponsors

The Place on Mod 3 Shop

Immedia Event Productions

The Poise-N-Ivy Shop

Coghlin Electrical Contractors
Commerce Bank
Interstate Specialty Products

Media Sponsor

Worcester Business Journal

The Varsity Shop

M. Pope & Company Fine Jewelers
James Hogan, Inc.

The Escal-Aires

ART Engineering
Ascension Financial Solutions
Bartholomew & Company
Chacharone Properties, LLC
Consigli Construction Co.
Cutler Management Corp.
Dellbrook Construction
Finegold Alexander Architects
Fletcher Tilton PC Attorneys at Law
Joe Lapriore Plumbing & Heating
Knight-Dik Insurance Agency
Law Offices of Andrew J. Schultz
Magay & Barron Eye Center
MCPHS University
Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting
National Grid
Nault Architects
Nitsch Engineering
Quaker Special Risk
Raymond James Restoration
RE/MAX Vision
Sachs Jewelers
Sharfmans Jewelers
Wings Over Worcester
Worcester Business Development Corporation

Denholms Sponsor

184 Main Street Associates
Resellers of America
Webster Five

McKay Sponsor

Butler-Dearden Paper Service
Egan Church Restorations
Sullivan, Garrity & Donnelly Insurance

Other Sponsors

Antanavica Construction Company
Bisceglia, Steiman & Fudeman, LLP
Noar's Oil Company

We celebrate the Stearns Tavern move!


At long last and thanks to the collaborative efforts of our partnership with the City of Worcester, Seven Hills Foundation, Nitsche Engineering, Lamoureux Pagano Architects, CD McGuire and many, many others, have come to fruition.  Stearns Tavern was successfully moved one-half a mile to its new home at Coes Knife Park on Mill Street.

Clock Tower Monument

This photograph was taken on December 10, 2015 at the dedication of the Clock Tower. 
We are excited as to see the completed renovation of the Monument.



About Us

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The mission of Preservation Worcester is to preserve for future generations the sites and structures which are significant to the culture, history, and architecture of the city and to encourage excellence in future design.

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

Preservation Worcester believes that protecting the best of Worcester’sarchitectural heritage and promoting good design encourages community pride andidentity.

To further its goals, Preservation Worcester works with neighborhood groups,developers, city departments, schools, and state and local historical commissions.


Restored Clock on Foster StreetThe Harrington Building  Walking Tour at Higgins House, WPI