Move over David Letterman. Historic Massachusetts, a preservation group, has issued a top-10 list of its own, with a much more ambitious twist.
Move over David Letterman. Historic Massachusetts, a preservation
group, has issued a top-10 list of its own, with a much more ambitious
The organization has added Boston’s legendary Fenway Park, home since
1912 to the star-crossed Red Sox, to its list of endangered
The group wants to save Fenway from being replaced by a more modern
ballpark - one, say, boasting better sightlines and seats wide enough to
accommodate fans weighing more than 100 pounds.
Margaret Dyson, president of Historic Massachusetts, admitted that
Fenway was an unusual addition to the list, which includes lesser-known
landmarks such as schoolhouses, covered bridges, theaters and dairy
Can the backing of Historic Massachusetts really save the ballpark?
’Physically, the answer is yes, said Dyson. ’But in terms of whether
there is the will to do it by politicians and the business community, I
If the organization’s track record is any indication, Fenway will remain
where it is - Historic Massachusetts has lost only three of its past 70
sites listed for demolition or deterioration.
If only the Red Sox had such an impressive record.