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Not long after HBI acquired the Alvah Kittredge House in 2011, we gathered with Mayor Tom Menino, friends and neighbors for this photograph.   As you can see, there were only four of six ionic columns standing, and those that remained were rotting...

Urban planner Kevin Lynch (1918-1984) is best remembered for his influential book The Image of the City from 1960, a study of how people perceive and pilot the landscape of the city. HBI board member Henry Moss recently sent us this remarkable video drive through...

At its annual meeting on June 18th, the Southwest Boston Community Development Corporation  (SWBCDC)honored HBI with a Community Recognition Award for its preservation work in the Hyde Park neighborhood.  As the award states:  Southwest Boston CDC salutes and honors Historic Boston Inc for...

The final pieces are quickly coming together to make the redevelopment and historic preservation of the Roslindale Substation a reality.  Agreement has been reached with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) leading to the disposition of the Substation to the Joint Venture Partnership of HBI, Peregrine...

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...