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HBI received several calls last week from neighbors to the Palestinian Cultural Center for Peace and Yousef Mosque at 41 Quint Avenue in Allston. The newest owner of the property, Anwar Faisal, has been making significant landscape changes to the south side of the property with...

Historic Boston is excited to be partnering with mytown, Inc. and several Dorchester-based organizations to develop MyDotTour—a program of youth-led historic walking tours of Fields Corner, one of HBI’s Historic Neighborhood Centers program districts.MyDotTour’s local partners also include the Dorchester Environmental Health Coalition, the Dorchester...

If we’ve learned anything from HBI’s Historic Neighborhood Centers program so far, it is that commercial property owners often need some special convincing before embarking on a preservation-based improvement project.By late summer, HBI will begin construction at 1510-1514 Dorchester Avenue in Fields Corner, and the...

HBI’s paper and electronic files for the Eustis Street Fire House are thick with 31 years of efforts to save the building: a 1981 Boston Landmarks Commission study report that placed the fire house in the Eustis Architectural Conservation District; the 1979 HBI Casebook calling...

What makes a place important to you? A personal experience? A family memory? An interesting story? A place of beauty or familiarity? If you take a look at the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s website, you can see images of people holding white signs in...

We at HBI are very excited and grateful to have been chosen by Secretary of State William Galvin and the Massachusetts Historical Commission to receive a generous allocation of Massachusetts Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits for the preservation of the Eustis Street Fire House. State and...