The Preservation Bucket List + Photo Competition

The Alliance is turning 40 this year! To celebrate, we're sending you out with a Bucket List to explore the city. Prizes will be awarded for best photos and creative interpretation of The Bucket List. Download your guide for all of the details.


1. Where do I post #preservationbucketlist photos?
Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

(While you're there, we hope you follow us and our Young Advisors, too!)

2. When is the deadline for submissions?
September 5, 2018 

3. Who can compete? 
Anyone can participate, but Board of Directors, Young Advisors, and Staff are not eligible for prizes or publication in the Annual. Top judge of the competition portion will be premier Boston architectural photographer and Alliance Board Member, Peter Vanderwarker.

4.  I’ve already read the guide. What’s the shorthand?  

1.   Skyline view. 
2.   Architectural cruise. 
3.   Be Heroic. 
4.   Ghost hunt. 
5.   Details. 
6.   Famous park. 
7.   Your Commute/Historic elements of the T. 
8.   Bridges 
9.   Historic district/Self-Portrait  
10.  Milestones.
11.  Heart of the city.
12.  Interiors   
13. Legacy, local, and small business owners in historic buildings 
14. North End 
15. North star/favorite view shed

5. When will the winners be announced? 
October 22, at our 40th celebration and awards event at the State Room in downtown Boston. 

Additional questions or comments? Contact:  

Hannah Spicher, Communications Manager 
617-367-2458 x 203 





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