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The past has clearly not been forgotten in Roxbury. Our behind-the-scenes tour of the historic Alvah Kittredge house attracted many current and former neighbors who have personal memories of the people who once lived or worked in the Greek Revival period Home. They noted how...

Did you know?In 1836, Alvah Kittredge, a prominent local businessman, a deacon in Roxbury Congregational Church, and one of Roxbury's five elected aldermen built a house on the site of the Revolutionary Roxbury Lower Fort. Also that year: The territory of Wisconsin was created.The Battle of...

Before and after photographs help tell HBI?s story, but it?s not the whole story.  They don?t always explain why historic places and preservation are important to communities.  Watch this innovative video, created by Boston University student Angela Owens, to see some of Historic Boston?s most recent...

If the lines are any indication, the cupcake company Sweet is a new Downtown Crossing hit. Historic Boston Inc. welcomes this very saavy home-grown Boston business as our new retail tenant at 9 School Street. They?ve been expanding rapidly with stores on Newbury Street, in...

?? HBI went to Fenway Park?s EMC club recently to help launch the Red Sox organization?s 2012 celebration of Fenway Park?s 100th anniversary. No other baseball park exudes the rich tradition of America?s Favorite Pastime or better embodies the exultations and heartbreaks of the sport....

The graveyard next to the Eustis Street Fire House, the building that will soon be Historic Boston?s new headquarters, is undergoing an extensive conservation effort to restore and preserve its remarkable and historically significant markers. Initial conservation efforts were made in 1989 through a project that Historic Boston...

My Dot Tour is now recruiting teen guides for the second year of an innovative project to explore the past, present and future of Fields Corner in Dorchester. Starting in August, these guides will offer a unique perspective on this neighborhood story that has been developing for more...