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HBI is pleased to present architect, Chris Brown of b architecture studio, who is currently working on the Vertullo Building in Hyde Park. Chris has written a guest blog post on how he went about recreating the storefronts on this project.As we know, the buildings...

Proposals are now being accepted by the Departmentof Conservation and Recreation (DCR) for the rehabilitation and reuse of the 1899 CharlesRiver Speedway Building. Having submitted a reply to the previously issued Request for Expressions of Interest earlier this year, HBI is closely following the recently...

HBI is pleased to present the next installment in actor, and Greek Revival enthusiast, Bronson Pinchot's blog series. It is clear from this and his last post that Pinchot is a passionate lover of Greek Revival architecture, and an outspoken advocate for its restoration. His...

Kathy Kottaridis, Executive Director of Historic Boston Inc., has been awarded the Preservation Massachusetts' 2013 Paul E. Tsongas Award for making significant contributions to preserving the Commonwealth's historic resources.PreservationMassachusetts (PM), a statewide non-profit historic preservation organization dedicated to preserving the Commonwealth's historic and cultural heritage, presented...

If you have not yet seen the interior of the newly redesigned Hayden Building, now is your chance to see the newest images of these hip new apartments. All photos courtesy of John Horner Photography. Furniture courtesy of Design Within Reach, and paintings courtesy of...

Guest Blogger Brian Pfeiffer of Preservation Advisory Services, consultant to HBI on easement management, begins a series of four blog posts on preservation restrictions and their importance to historic preservation and their value to donors.   HBI holds seven easements, mostly on properties where the organization...

HBI hired Mills Whittaker Architects to complete comprehensive assessments of conditions and systems at two important frame churches in Boston -- First Church in Roxbury and Second Church in Dorchester.  As that work draws to a close, Don Mills continues the Tale of Two Churches...

This just in from DND: Want to redevelop a piece of history? Last week, DND put the Charlestown Battalion Armory out for RFP.  Located at 374-398 Bunker Hill Street, the Armory provided drill space for four local military companies, including the 192nd Infantry Regiment -...