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On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 Millennium Partners broke ground on their next big project in Boston. The project, called Millennium Tower, is located at Downtown Crossing and will be part restoration and part new construction, as it fuses the old and much loved Filene’s Building...

Boston's Historic South EndIn part one of this story, the IRS was not successful before the First Circuit Court of Appeals in disproving the validity of the preservation easement created by a South End couple. While the appeals court acknowledged that the couple arguably failed...

Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced the City of Boston has been selected as a recipient of a $15.5 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER discretionary grant, to fund alternative transportation projects under the “Connect Historic Boston” initiative.“Connect Historic Boston” will create safe,...

Much like the historic rehabilitation tax credit, private donations of historic preservation easements have been an effective federal-level historic preservation initiative. The Internal Revenue Service, however, launched a broad investigation into perceived abuses of the easement program over the last few years. One such investigation...

Historic Roxbury Mural RelocatedPatrick RossoTown CorrespondentBoston.comAugust 26, 2013The mural that adorned the foyer of the Alvah Kittredge House will now call the National Center for Afro-American Artists home, after it was relocated so it wouldn’t be damaged during the restoration of the historic house.Read the Rest of...

HBI welcomes Washington D.C.-based frozen yogurt franchise, FroZenYo, to its first Boston location, at HBI’s Old Corner Bookstore at 277 Washington Street, downtown.  Opening day on August 16th featured a ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Thomas Menino and Attorney General Martha Coakley, and free yogurt...