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A few months ago when we started construction in the basement of the Kittredge House, we made an exciting discovery. The remnants of a Roxbury Puddingstone retaining wall were found in the basement. It’s hypothesized that this wall may be a relic of the original...

Last week, the Hayden Building was one of a select few projects that was honored by the Massachusetts Historical Commission with a Preservation Award. HBI and our partners on the project, CUBE Design and Research and Marc Truant & Associates, were honored to receive such...

A couple of years ago, HBI posted a fascinating You Tube video on the Freedom Trail Pop Up Book developed by designer Denise Price.  Denise has significantly refined the book and is getting it ready for publication, hoping for help with initial publication costs through...

Quite a bit of work has been going on at the Vertullo Building in Hyde Park, and it's about time that we shared some of the great progress being made by our team. The most notable change is the extension of the storefronts around the...

It’s been about four months since we checked in at the Kittredge House, and there has been a lot of progress made. Now that drywall is up, and the kitchen cabinets are in, the spaces are really starting to feel like apartments. Some of the...

HBI is thrilled to announce that the Hayden Building will receive one of this year’s Massachusetts Historical Commission Preservation Awards HBI’s restoration of the Hayden Building, H. H. Richardson’s last standing commercial building in Boston, resulted in four new apartments and a retail space in...

Spring has brought rapid progress on the rehabilitation of the Alvah Kittredge House, which is on schedule for completion in June.  If you might be interested in living in one of these beautiful, unique apartments, here’s what you need to know....