Author: Historic Boston Inc

Published in The Dorchester Reporter By Daniel Sheehan, Reporter Staff November 29, 2018 Construction on the building that formerly housed the Upham’s Corner Comfort Station is finally underway, signaling that the end of a five year-long effort to convert the neglected and long-vacant structure into a cafe/bike repair...

On November 13th, friends and colleagues of Anthony “Tony” Pangaro came together for an evening of warm tributes to the career of Anthony “Tony” Pangaro at the Omni Parker House Hotel in Boston. The event also raised funds to benefit a new program of preservation...

HBI is pleased to share an album of photos from the Fowler Clark Farm taken by Peter Vanderwarker, a member of HBI's Council of Advisors. From the ground and from the sky, Vanderwarker's shots show every angle of the recently completed farm at 487 Norfolk...

For the second consecutive year, HBI’s Old Corner building has been a featured canvas for the annual Illuminus light festival in downtown Boston. Last year, HBI unveiled an augmented reality project “Look Again” that used smart phones and tablets to overlay 150 years of photographic...

Click here for the Official Comfort Station Press Release. HBI is pleased to announce construction has at long last begun on the Upham’s Corner Comfort Station!  Together with our community partner, The American City Coalition, Historic Boston was designated in 2015 by the City of Boston’s Department...

Over the course of its 300-year existence, the Old Corner Bookstore has been home to dozens of commercial storefronts including, an apothecary, the famed book publisher Ticknor and Fields, a cigar emporium, a lunch counter, tailor workshops, a pizza joint, real estate and lender's offices,...