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Historic Boston Inc. is pleased to announce allocations of Massachusetts Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits for two HBI projects, each for $300,000.   The 1836 Alvah Kittredge House in Roxburyreceived its second allocation of credits, bringing that project’s total to $600,000 of the $814,000 for which it...

It's been awhile since we reported on the status of HBI’s  progress toward rehabilitating the 1836 Alvah Kittredge House, so an update is in order.  From the outside of the building it might appear that nothing is happening, but solid progress in the quiet phase...

Photo source:  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David P. Coleman,  released via www.history.navy.mil/ussconstitutionBlog post by HBI's new Director of Real Estate Development, Jeffrey Morgan What did you do for the Fourth of July this year? I was one of 499 guests aboard the USS...

Mayor Thomas M. Menino joined the residents of Highland Park in unveiling the new Alvah Kittredge Park on Saturday, July 28th. The newly renovated park, located opposite HBI’s project at the historic Alvah Kittredge House at 10 Linwood Street, includes new walkways, granite walls, and other...

Historic Boston’s completion of H.H. Richardson’s Hayden Building is moving along nicely, with construction completion scheduled for early 2013.  Each of the upper four floors will contain one very special apartment (available to reserve), with commercial retail space on the ground floor. HBI decided the...

Blackstone Block circa 1722*Historic Boston board member, Emily Axelrod, a planner by training and former director of the Rudy Bruner Foundation, has been inquiring about Boston’s Blackstone Block, a hidden gem in downtown Boston between Government Center and the North End. She contributes some thoughts here...

On July 4th, thousands of visitors to Boston explore downtown Boston’s historic places including the Freedom Trail.  This 2.5 mile long, 16-historic site experience is loaded with wonderful stories of revolutionary spirit, sacrifice, and ingenuity that are fun and interesting.  It’s also a pretty long...

Click here for more images of the Hayden Groundbreaking event.All images courtesy of Craig Bailey and Perspective PhotoAt the festive June 4th groundbreaking for the Hayden Building, HBI announced the TrilogyFund, a $1 million fundraising campaign for three important HBI preservation projects.  The campaign, to...