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 After Before The art deco details of the Lenox Building in Fields Corner literally sparkle these days now that work is largely complete on a rehabilitation project carried out by the Cappelletti family with the help of HBI, Fields Corner Main Street (FCMS), and...

Get a new perspective on Dorchester during a MY Dot Tour in August. These free, multi-media tours are led by local teens who will talk about the past, present and future of the community.The hour-long tours take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 6...

The past has clearly not been forgotten in Roxbury. Our behind-the-scenes tour of the historic Alvah Kittredge house attracted many current and former neighbors who have personal memories of the people who once lived or worked in the Greek Revival period Home. They noted how...

Did you know?In 1836, Alvah Kittredge, a prominent local businessman, a deacon in Roxbury Congregational Church, and one of Roxbury's five elected aldermen built a house on the site of the Revolutionary Roxbury Lower Fort. Also that year: The territory of Wisconsin was created.The Battle of...

Before and after photographs help tell HBI’s story, but it’s not the whole story.  They don’t always explain why historic places and preservation are important to communities.  Watch this innovative video, created by Boston University student Angela Owens, to see some of Historic Boston’s most recent...

If the lines are any indication, the cupcake company Sweet is a new Downtown Crossing hit. Historic Boston Inc. welcomes this very saavy home-grown Boston business as our new retail tenant at 9 School Street. They’ve been expanding rapidly with stores on Newbury Street, in...

 HBI went to Fenway Park’s EMC club recently to help launch the Red Sox organization’s 2012 celebration of Fenway Park’s 100th anniversary. No other baseball park exudes the rich tradition of America’s Favorite Pastime or better embodies the exultations and heartbreaks of the sport....