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Red Lion Inn honored with 2012 Paul E. Tsongas Award for Preservation
The Red Lion Inn was recently honored by Preservation Massachusetts for it’s 2006 renovation of the South Wing of the Inn at the 2012 Paul E. Tsongas Awards Dinner at Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston.
Across Massachusetts, 31 projects and their development teams received the Paul E. Tsongas Award, Preservation Massachusetts’
President of Preservation Massachusetts, Jim Igoe, said, “The Red Lion Inn is one of the most well known historic inns in all of Massachusetts, if not the entire country. Its continual presence and popularity as a Stockbridge destination shows how historic preservation benefits our communities, both large and small. Their use of the Massachusetts Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit demonstrates how the program can successfully be used for ‘main street’ projects.”
The Fitzpatrick Family previously received the award in 1999 for their dedication to preservation projects in Stockbridge. “Preservation is a critical factor in the core values of our business,” said The Red Lion Inn’s General Manager, Bruce Finn. “The success of our renovation project would not have happened without a collaborative team effort from the ownership of The Red Lion Inn, the vision and guidance of our architects, Einhorn Yaffee Prescott, and the general contractor, David J. Tierney, Jr. Inc.”
About The Red Lion Inn
A charter member of Historic Hotels of America and winner of the Wine Spectator award for excellence, The Red Lion Inn (c. 1773) has been providing food and lodging to guests for over two centuries. It offers 108 antique-filled rooms and suites, formal and casual dining, a gift shop, pub with nightly entertainment and a full range of amenities including free WiFi, a year-round heated outdoor pool and in-room massage therapy. The Inn is recommended by National Geographic Traveler, The New York Times and The Boston Globe and has won awards and been noted for its commitment to sustainability. For more information, contact 413-298-5545, or visit www.redlioninn.com.