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In June, the scaffolding began rising at the front of First Church Roxbury, and I imagined a collective sigh of relief at this concrete symbol that this iconic Boston building would be preserved into the future I sighed myself, certainly, but was confident others joined me:...

At an awards luncheon on May 19th, the Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) award an Individual Lifetime Achievement Award to Andrea Gilmore for her many years of work and service in historic preservation and conservation. Gilmore, who recently retired from Building Conservation Associates, a company she established...

This week Tove Olaussen Freeman is guest blogging for HBI. Tove Olaussen Freeman graduated from Brandeis University in May 2016, with a major in Health: Science, Society, and Policy. This year I took a capstone course on the effects of neighborhoods on health with Professor Sara...

This week Historic Boston Incorporated attended Preservation Massachusetts’ 2016 Paul and Niki Tsongas Awards. This year Preservation Massachusetts celebrated the successes and accomplishments of women in preservation, honoring over fifty women. HBI’s President Kathleen MacNeil and HBI’s Executive Director Kathy Kottaridis were among the honorees...

Since purchasing the Vertullo Building on Fairmount Avenue in Hyde Park, HBI has been pursuing a five-year historic preservation and redevelopment strategy for the building. Now, with only a few "hiccups" along the way, it is with great pleasure (and some relief) that we announce...