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HBI is proud to learn that its rehabilitation of Roxbury’s Alvah Kittredge House (1836) will received a Boston Preservation Alliance Award in October.   The $3.8 million project, completed in August 2014, transformed the long-blighted Greek Revival mansion into five residential units, two of which are...

Last week, HBI joined staff from the Urban Farming Institute to visit Newton Community Farm (NCF). Located on the historic Angino farmstead in Newton, MA, the city-owned site spans nearly 2 ¼ acres. Newton Community Farm is a nonprofit organization that strives to educate the...

In June guest blogger/architect/Boston resident Susan Pranger wrote about the potential future impacts of climate change on historicbuildings.  In part two of her blog, Sue discusses possible climate-related damage to wood at the 1786 Fowler Clark Farm in Mattapan, which was recently acquired by HBI. ...

Boston Society of Architects’ Guide to Boston, dated 1970: Map of Roxbury/Washington Park (above)List of distinct Properties in Roxbury/Washington Park (below)Guest Blogger Jennifer Gilbert is a Boston area development consultant as part of VIVA Consulting and has taught Historic Preservation Law and Finance at the Boston Architectural...

Back in December, guest blogger Dr. John Steinberg of the Fiske Center for Archeological Research at UMass Boston wrote about his survey work at the Fowler Clark Farm in Mattapan which HBI recently acquired.  Using ground penetrating radar (GPR), the UMass team surveyed all of...