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HBI hosted a special visitor to the Alvah Kittredge House this week.  Former Massachusetts Governor and Northeastern University Distinguished Professor Michael Dukakis and his wife Kitty stopped in to visit HBI at the 1859 Eustis Street Fire House.  Boosters for Dudley Square and...

The important work of preserving historic neighborhood business centers continues as HBI takes on the next phase of work on the oldest remaining structure from Hyde Park’s settlement, the Bonnie-Keith Block (1868). Home to an immigrant cobbler and his family for the last...

Are you up to the rafters with your home-based business and need more space? Is the food truck getting just a bit too small and you want to plant some retail roots? Have you been wondering where the next hot and hip neighborhood...

 Over the course of six weeks this summer seven Boston young people are researching the history of the Dillaway-Thomas House and the Roxbury Heritage State Park and its immediate surrounding areas.   Sponsored by MYTOWN (Multicultural Youth Tour of What’s Now) and the Commonwealth’s...

Not long after HBI acquired the Alvah Kittredge House in 2011, we gathered with Mayor Tom Menino, friends and neighbors for this photograph.   As you can see, there were only four of six ionic columns standing, and those that remained were rotting...