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Five local organizations are collaborating with the City of Boston on Saturday April 28th, 2012 to host Our Dudley Square, a day of special activities that celebrate the rich history of Dudley Square and its people.  The special day is planned to coincide with the...

Historic Boston Inc.'s rehabilitation of Roxbury’s Eustis Street Fire House will be honored with one of this year’s Paul E. Tsongas Awards from Preservation Massachusetts. The award, established in 1987 and named for the late Massachusetts senator, is presented each year to exemplary preservation projects in Massachusetts. ...

In honor of Women’s History Month, which is celebrated annually in March, we thought that we would share this fascinating look at a very early manifestation of the women’s suffrage movement that took place in Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood. It is worth working your way through...

National Trust for Historic Preservation President, Stephanie Meeks met with HBI’s Board of Directors last week, followed by a festive reception at the Omni Parker House that included Mayor Thomas Menino and 75 friends of preservation.Ms. Meeks joined HBI’s quarterly board meeting to talk about...

Saving the Speedway; An 'unconventional' developer sought for historic Brighton siteBy Greg TurnerMonday, February 27, 2012The Charles River Speedway headquarters, a decaying symbol of Brighton’s harness racing heyday, appears unlikely to attract a private buyer willing to pony up the nearly $3 million that’s needed...