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In spite of the cold, more than 20 East Boston residents and business owners gathered at the Central Square Social Center to discuss what was important to them about their neighborhood. The meeting, convened by the Neighborhood Preservation Partnership (a collaboration of Historic Boston Incorporated...

Welcome to HBI’s Virtual and Progressive Thanksgiving Dinner! We won’t wait until year-end to express our gratitude for the professional guidance and good will of so many project partners and friends who helped us launch construction on several important preservation projects in 2010. Instead, the...

Scaffolding pinned up against the exteriors of buildings is a pretty common sight around Boston, but on the inside? Sometimes that’s what it takes to get a close look at high-up architectural features inside soaring interior spaces like those found in many houses of worship.Starting...

Historic Boston and the North Bennet Street School Preservation Carpentry program were thrilled to receive a visit from Boston Neighborhood Network (BNN) news last month at the Anna Clapp Harris Smith House at 65 Pleasant Street in Dorchester. Check out the video below for more...

While Stephanie Meeks declared herself to be on a listening tour to Boston on October 1st, she gave the distinct impression of someone who recognizes preservation as a community revitalization tool for urban neighborhoods.As the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s new president, Stephanie visited HBI’s...