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Mayor Walsh said it best: ?I?m proud of the Alvah Kittredge House because this iconic but long vacant property is an investment that creates housing for the future while respecting the building?s storied past.?While the past was clearly present on the evening of August 11th...

Whoever said ?patience pays off in the end? must have been thinking of the redevelopment of the Roslindale Substation. The stars are finally aligning for historic preservation work to begin on the Substation with the final designation from the BRA anticipated to...

HBI hosted a special visitor to the Alvah Kittredge House this week.  Former Massachusetts Governor and Northeastern University Distinguished Professor Michael Dukakis and his wife Kitty stopped in to visit HBI at the 1859 Eustis Street Fire House.  Boosters for Dudley Square and...

The important work of preserving historic neighborhood business centers continues as HBI takes on the next phase of work on the oldest remaining structure from Hyde Park?s settlement, the Bonnie-Keith Block (1868). Home to an immigrant cobbler and his family for the last...

Are you up to the rafters with your home-based business and need more space? Is the food truck getting just a bit too small and you want to plant some retail roots? Have you been wondering where the next hot and hip neighborhood...

 Over the course of six weeks this summer seven Boston young people are researching the history of the Dillaway-Thomas House and the Roxbury Heritage State Park and its immediate surrounding areas.   Sponsored by MYTOWN (Multicultural Youth Tour of What?s Now) and the Commonwealth?s...