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Local Preservation: Recent CLG awards

CLG grant awards have assisted a wide range of projects, from National Register nominations to underwater archaeology. Click here for a list of grant awards from 2000-2019. Recent recipients include:

2019

Town of Cumberland ($10,000)
To fund a conditions assessment of Town Hall.

Town of Hopkinton ($7,000)
Tto hire a consultant to complete a survey of the 14-acre Manitou Hassanassh Preserve.

Town of North Providence ($8,000)
To hire a consultant to complete a conditions assessment of the North Providence Old Town Hall.

City of Pawtucket ($9,000)
T to hire a consultant to complete an architectural assessment of the Pawtucket Public Library Sayles Building.

City of Providence ($6,000)
To hire a preservation consultant to prepare all necessary documentation to nominate the former Plymouth Congregational Church at 1014 Broad Street to the National Register of Historic Places.

City of Providence ($10,000)
Delegated to Providence Preservation Society to fund construction documents for the rehabilitation of PPS headquarters at the 1769 Old Brick School House.

The Commission also reserved $10,000 to fund planning and coordination of the 2020 Rhode Island Statewide Historic Preservation Conference.

2018

Town of Cumberland ($10,000)
To hire a National Register consultant to prepare a nomination for Cumberland Town Hall and the former Post Office building.

Town of South Kingstown ($7,000)
To hire a consultant to prepare an update to the existing National Register nomination for the Wakefield Historic District.

City of Newport ($15,000)
To hire an architect to complete an existing conditions assessment for Newport City Hall.

City of Newport ($7,100)
To hire a consultant to develop an interpretive plan for Miantonomi Park, and to support the purchase of two replacement bronze markers to be installed on Miantonomi Tower.

Town of North Kingstown ($8,000)
To purchase and install interpretive signage in the Lafayette Historic District.

City of Providence/Preserve Rhode Island ($12,500)
Planning and coordination for the 34th Annual RI Statewide Historic Preservation Conference to be held in spring 2019.

2017

City of Newport/Preservation Society of Newport County ($13,600)
A study to analyze, report, and disseminate the statewide economic impacts of historic preservation in Rhode Island.

Town of Cumberland ($8,000)
Engaging a consultant to develop design guidelines for Ashton Village Historic District.

City of Providence/Providence Community Libraries ($12,000)
Hiring an architect to complete an architectural assessment of the library that will identify work required and establish priorities for addressing the most critical needs.

Town of North Kingstown ($10,000) 
Consultant's fee to complete design guidelines for Wickford’s commercial corridor.

Town of North Kingstown/Cocumscussoc Association ($4,300) 
Design, construction, and installation of outdoor educational signage and a brochure to enable self-guided tours of the Smith’s Castle grounds.

City of Providence/Preserve Rhode Island ($10,000)
Planning and coordination for the 33rd Annual RI Statewide Historic Preservation Conference to be held in spring 2018.