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We were saddened to learn this week of the passing of long-time HBI board member William Osgood on July 25th at his home in Vermont.   Bill was the last surviving member of HBI’s founders, among those who worked together in 1960 to save the Old...

Historic Boston is very pleased and honored to announce that it has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Lynch Foundation to support preservation of the 1836 Alvah Kittredge House, one of three preservation projects of HBI’s Trilogy Fund capital campaign.  The Lynch Foundation’s support...

HBI is honored to announce that the Hayden Building is one of 13 recipients of the Boston Preservation Alliance’s 2013 Preservation Achievement Awards. For 25 years, the Preservation Achievement Awards have served to honor the creative ways that Bostonians have utilized their historic resources. This...

A blog post by HBI Intern, Ben Berke The groundbreaking for the Alvah Kittredge house on June 18 marked the 7th HBI project in Roxbury's Fort Hill/Highland Park neighborhood.  It's one of our favorite neighborhoods for a number of reasons.  Beyond just the historic houses and...

Join your colleagues from across the state at the 2013 Massachusetts Historic Preservation Conference, to be held in Lexington on Friday, October 18th.  Read about the conference details and descriptions of twenty-two sessions and round tables at the conference website:    Conference registration opens August 15th. The 2013...

Dudley Square Call for Artists!The City of Boston has announced three separate calls for artists to provide public art pieces at the new Dudley Square Municipal Center. The first round of responses is due August 4th.The City is requesting three types of art:1) A painted or sculptural...

The Ferdinand Building isn’t the only Roxbury structure with construction cranes around it this summer.  A little further south, the Cochituate Standpipe, or the Fort Hill Tower, is undergoing considerable preservation repairs to the 144-year-old structure. The City of Boston will soon complete the Tower project...