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Allegrone Honored at 2015 Preservation Massachusetts Awards Dinner

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Preservation Massachusetts (PM) hosted the 2015 Annual Paul E. Tsongas Awards Dinner and honored 30 preservation projects across the Commonwealth.  The event was held at the Fairmont Copley Plaza in downtown Boston, celebrating transformative projects such as Lovejoy Wharf, the new Converse Headquarters in Boston's North End, the Burnham Building in Downtown, Boston, and Allegrone's preservation of The Howard Building, a collaboration with their project team of Durkee Brown Viveiros & Werenfels Architects and the Architectural Heritage Foundation.  Each of the 30 awardees took home the Paul E. Tsongas Award, Preservation Massachusetts' highest honor.  

Take a peak at the video below shown at the awards ceremony in honor of Allegrone and the preservation of The Howard Building.  Click read more below to learn more about the event and Preservation Massachusetts.

 

 

The Howard: Back to the Original Plans

The Howard

Photo: Emily and Allen Phoenix of Chicago Albumen Works

Constructed in 1916 in the Classical Revival Style, which was typical for the era, The Howard Building was originally constructed to house a hardware and agricultural implement business which catered to the surrounding farms and the great estates of the rural Berkshires. The Howard, a popular Pittsfield staple, sold tools, dairy & poultry supplies as well as other important farming implements. But it was best known as a seed company, annually producing a seed catalogue, which it published through 1960 issuing 10,000 copies that year alone. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.

In 2010, The Howard Building was purchased by Allegrone Construction as a Historic Redevelopment project. It is fast becoming one of the most exciting and transformative real estate projects in Downtown Pittsfield. So, you can imagine our delight when Holly Stover the granddaughter of Frank Howard, contacted us with the original plans. 

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