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This week, we are pleased to have David Amory, architect of the restoration of the Kittredge House, as our guest blogger. As current architect of the building, he has an interesting vantage point from which to view the decisions made by previous designers.The restoration and...

When: Friday, November 8, 2013 from 8:30am-5:00pm Where: The Waterworks Museum, 2450 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02467 Cost: FREE!Join Jean Carroon of Goody Clancy, James Petersen of Petersen Engineering, Inc., and William Rose of the University of Illinois for a full-day workshop on developing a long-term stewardship...

Redevelopment of Roslindale Substation OK'd By City's Zoning BoardBoston.comPatrick RossoTown CorrespondentOctober 22, 2013A project by Historic Boston Inc. that proposes converting the Roslindale Substation and surrounding property into a restaurant and housing was approved by the city?s Zoning Board of Appeals Tuesday morning.Plans call for the conversion...

Thanks to the continued success of the HBI Trilogy Fund Capital Campaign and a recent ReStore grant from the City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development, the Vertullo Building in Hyde Park, the third of the HBI Trilogy buildings, will undergo the first phase of...

This week we are linking you over to the blog "The Handmade House", written by Stacey Cordeiro, the owner of the Anna Clapp Harris Smith House in Dorchester. Stacey bought the house after HBI and the North Bennet Street School worked to stabilize it. Her...

Historic Boston is excited to announce that our recent rehabilitation of H.H. Richardson's Hayden Building has achieved LEED Platinum certification in the LEED for Homes category. Developed and implemented by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a standard...

With the rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of H. H. Richardson?s Hayden Building now complete, Chris Johns, Partner at CUBE design+ research, would like to share more on how their research informed elements of project design and inspired CUBE?s art and interpretive installations throughout the building?s public...