400K Rehab Begins on Historic Town Hall

SAUGUS — For the first time in two decades, historic Town Hall is undergoing a major restoration project to preserve its exterior.

Town Meeting members voted in April to borrow $400,000 for the project. Now their efforts are coming to fruition.

The building was constructed in 1875 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. It was designed in the stick style, a late 19th century American transitional architectural style between the carpenter gothic style of the mid-19th century and the Queen Anne style of the 1890s.

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