The Historical Commission preserves, promotes and develops the historic assets of the city. The Commission reviews alterations proposed to properties that are located in local historic districts and administers the city’s Building Demolition Delay Ordinance.
Nominations for the 2021 Worcester Preservation Awards will be accepted from January 4, 2021 until September 24, 2021.
The Worcester Historical Commission, in partnership with Preservation Worcester, has established an annual awards program to recognize outstanding restoration, renovation and development projects that foster historic preservation in the City. Awards will be considered in a variety of categories:
Meet twice monthly on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.
Please review the Meeting Schedule for meeting dates and application deadlines.
Date/Time of Next Meeting: TBA
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HC-2021-010 - 60 FRANKLIN STREET (BDDW)
HC-2021-011 - 81 ELM STREET (BDDW)
HC-2021-012 - 8 MONTVALE ROAD (COA & BDDW)
HC-2021-013 - 144 PLEASANT STREET (COA)
HC-2021-014 - 12 MONADNOCK ROAD (COA & BDDW)
HC-2021-015 - 3 HAVILAND STREET (BDDW)
HC-2021-019 - 144 PLEASANT STREET (CNA)
Please view the Historical Commission's Local Historic Districts Rules & Regulations
For information on all city permits, licenses and fees, visit Permit Center
Planning & Regulatory Services
City Hall Room 404
455 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.