What’s the history of my home– is it on the Historic Inventory?
Detailed information about the historical development of Holyoke is available in the 1982 MHC Reconnaissance Survey Town Report.
The Holyoke Historic Inventory of individual property addresses is available here. Historic property information may be available online from the MA Cultural Resources Information System (MACRIS).
If you are using HUD funds (like the CDBG or RNIP programs) for the rehab work, the Massachusetts Historical Commission must approve your work before you begin. Rehab and renovation work must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation. The Office for Community Development will coordinate MHC review for you as part of the Environmental Review Process.
How do I renovate in a historically sensitive manner?*
Preservation Mass Consultant Directory
New England Window Restoration Alliance
Secretary of the Interior Standards
*Please note that OCD provides these links for public information
purposes only and in no way endorses, recommends or suggests
any specific service, contractor or advertiser.