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In early June, scaffolding went up on the First Church in Roxbury, marking the beginning of the exterior restoration of Boston’s oldest surviving wood-frame church and home to the Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry.  Over the past five months a preservation carpentry team led by consultant...

On October 6, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that HBI will receive a $150,000 grant from the Edward Ingersoll Browne Fund for the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm.  A trust of the City of Boston, the Browne Fund allocates funds for the improvement of Boston's public...

The New England Chapter of docomomo-US, in collaboration with Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc. (PAL), presents a walking tour of Roxbury modern architecture on Saturday October 8th at 9:30 a.m.  Please meet in front of the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building – the restored Ferdinand's Department...

Last week Jeff Brussel’s blog post, “The Epstein Legacy at Fowler Clark Farm” captured the eccentricities of the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm and the preservation challenges they present. This week we decided to give you a glimpse into some of the farm’s oddities and treasures...