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Celebrating Additions to Lincoln Historic District 

On Sunday evening, November 19, 2017 approximately 85 members attended an Annual Members Event celebrating the proposed Modern additions to the Lincoln Historic District at the deCordova Museum in Lincoln.

This Annual Meeting highlighted FoMA’s collaboration with the Lincoln Historic District Commission to increase the number of Modern houses in the Lincoln Historic District reflecting the importance and centrality of the Modern legacy within Lincoln. Twenty-two homeowners whose houses have been submitted for consideration for the Lincoln Historic District were recognized. A short slide presentation highlighted the houses.

The Historic District By-law enables the Town to establish a Lincoln Historic District “intended to preserve and protect as a permanent legacy the significant historicalareas and distinctive architectural characteristics of the Town of Lincoln in their settings.”

The purpose of the By-law is to promote the educational, cultural, economic, and general welfare of the residents of Lincoln through the preservation and protection of the distinctive architectural characteristics of buildings and places significant in the history of the Commonwealth and of the Town, through the maintenance and improvement of the settings for such buildings and places, and through the encouragement of the spirit of sensitive and innovative design compatible with the conceptual significance of the Town’s historical development. This By-law does not
seek to establish an architectural museum, but instead to inform the historical process of architectural growth and adaptation with a sense of educated pride in our heritage.

Guests enjoyed refreshments and conversation.