Co-Creative Center

Co-Creative Center

Are you interested in …fostering emerging artists? …repurposing historic buildings? …a vibrant streetscape? Thank You to All Patronicity Supporters! With your help we have been able to raise $50,000 through…

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Revolving Loan Fund: 149 Allen St.

Revolving Loan Fund: 149 Allen St.

Investing in our Neighborhoods WHALE was founded in 1962 when city centers were in decline, buildings were decaying and Urban Renewal was demolishing historic downtown areas. WHALE worked to save…

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One Washington Square

One Washington Square

WHALE’s original intention was to restore a historic Victorian house that graced Washington Square, however, the building was lost due to arson and had to be razed.  Because the site…

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Howland House

Howland House

Howland House Project History: Saved from the Wrecking Ball: In January 2005, a three-alarm fire ravaged the 1834 John Howland Jr. House located at 38 South Sixth Street in New Bedford,…

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Seamen’s Bethel And Mariners’ Home

Seamen’s Bethel and Mariners’ Home

Aimed at restoring and preserving two of the city’s most iconic buildings, the Waterfront Historic Area League and the New Bedford Port Society and have joined forces to collaborate on the restoration of the Historic…

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First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church

The restoration of the First Baptist Church will provide an elegant venue for community theatre while retaining a home for the congregation. The project is a national model in the effort…

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