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Renovated, repurposed buildings in Mass.Boston is well-known as a historical city — the Cradle of Liberty produced some sturdy buildings. If one goes into disrepair, there are numerous restoration societies that aim to keep the city's historic buildings up and running. Here’s a look at...

Reflections on Boston’s First City-Wide Preservation Month CelebrationEllen Lipsey, Executive Director, Boston Landmarks CommissionDudley Municipal Office Facility Model and Renderings, photo courtesy of JazzBoston             "That was the most fun ever!"              "Who knew?"  "This is so wonderful.""It took a bit...

The Future of the Hayden BuildingBoston.com Jeremy C. FoxTown Correspondent  June 13, 2012Historic Boston Inc. bought Chinatown’s Hayden Building in 1993, when the burned-out shell of this historic building faced demolition.Now, the historic-preservation organization plans to reopen the building with four new apartments and...

Hayden Building, historic gem of the Combat Zone, to be restoredEric Moskowitz June 2, 2012With the Combat Zone facing demolition in 1970, a graduate student in architectural history set out to survey the neighborhood. Peering above adult bookstores and X-rated cinemas, Cynthia Zaitzevsky admired the forlorn...

Past Comes Alive Putting History To Work In Boston's NeighborhoodsBy Matthew Kiefer and Kathy KottaridisSpecial To Banker & TradesmanMonday, May 28, 2012As Boston’s economy gradually recovers, high-profile projects – apartment buildings, hotels and office buildings downtown, in the Back Bay and on the South Boston waterfront...