Heli Meltsner's new book, The Arts and Crafts Houses of Massachusetts, focuses on the state’s Arts and Crafts architecture. Her talk identifies qualities of this difficult-to-describe movement, and includes discussion of examples found in the Forest Park neighborhood in Springfield.
Heli Meltsner, a historic preservation expert, has served on the Cambridge Historical Society Council and was the Society's Curator. She has also written the book The Poorhouses of Massachusetts: A Cultural and Architectural History
Copies of her new book will be available for purchase following the program. Adults and Teens 13+.