Author: Historic Boston Inc

With the start of construction at the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm in Mattapan earlier this month, Historic Boston is looking forward to an exciting 2017.? ?But, first we?d like to take a moment to reflect on 2016 and a year of many successes. Here are...

?Historic Boston is beginning to explore the history and evolution of two related buildings at 149 Roxbury Street in Roxbury?s John Eliot Square.? Ionic Hall, Roxbury?s oldest brick building, dates to 1800, and in form, exemplifies Federal Period style, a period of architecture inspired by...

After more than two years of planning, we?re pleased to announce that we have started the first phase of construction of the rehabilitation of the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm in Mattapan.? Our general contractor, M.J. Mawn, Inc., has begun much-needed structural and envelope repairs to...

2016 has been an exciting year for HBI. The historic Roslindale Substation is nearing completion, Mattapan's Fowler Clark Epstein Farm begins construction next month and Upham's Corner Comfort Station's rehabilitation begins in March. There's more to do and 2017 brings a new pipeline of historic places...

Visitors to Roslindale Village can expect to see big changes at the historic Roslindale Substation which is being redeveloped for Chef Chris Douglass? new concept restaurant, The Third Rail. The project, the result of five years of planning and collaboration between HBI, Roslindale Village Main Street...

Bostonians overwhelmingly approved the Community Preservation Act (CPA) for Boston last night.? 73% of votes cast favored the measure -- an unprecedented level of support in the 15 year history of CPA in Massachusetts' municipalities.? The coalition of preservation, housing and open space organizations and...

In early June, scaffolding went up on the First Church in Roxbury, marking the beginning of the exterior restoration of Boston?s oldest surviving wood-frame church and home to the Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry. ?Over the past five months a preservation carpentry team led by consultant...