Business Award Recipients

This award recognizes businesses that have contributed or contribute to the culture and development of Somerville through: 1) length of time in operation, such as multigenerational family businesses and/or, 2) impact on the history or culture of Somerville, changing the face of the City. The number of recipients for this award are limited to no more than three businesses each year.

2019 Recipients

Over the coming months, the museum will share more about the history and contribution of each awardee on our home page.

Buddy’s Diner
113 Washington Street, Somerville

Chicken and Shakes Automotive
6 Beach Avenue, Somerville

The Neighborhood Restaurant and Bakery
25 Bow Street, Somerville

Nellie’s Wildflowers
72 Holland Street, Somerville

2018 Recipients

Atlas MetalsEd Weisberg
International OpticalEdson Lino
Macchu Picchu RestaurantRosy Cerna
Lyndell’s BakeryBill Galatis
Caesar’s Pizza and SubsLou Trotta