The City is excited to share that the Beverly Powder House restoration is now complete! Read the updated historic resource survey of the property (PDF), including photos of the restored structure.
See construction drawings and a landscape plan (PDF). For the physical restoration process, the City of Beverly hired contractor Louis C. Allegrone, Inc., to complete the physical restoration. The restoration process was overseen by project architect Richard Smith and the City Historic District Commission, Planning Department, and Engineering Department. This restoration project has been funded by the Citizens of Beverly through the Community Preservation Act, a matching grant from the Massachusetts Preservation Projects Fund through the Massachusetts Historical Commission, a donation from Beverly Crossing, and a grant from the Essex National Heritage Commission.
National Register Listing
Beverly has a new property on the National Register of Historic Places! On August 15, 2019, the National Park Service, Department of the Interior, accepted the City's nomination of the Beverly Powder House for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. In September 2018, the City hired a historic preservation consultant to complete the National Register nomination for the Beverly Powder House. The nomination was completed and submitted to the Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) in January 2019, and the MHC approved and forwarded the nomination to the National Park Service in June 2019. The National Register nomination for the Beverly Powder House (PDF) can be viewed online.