Author: Historic Boston Inc

Mark your calendars and save Friday May 18thand Saturday May 19thfor two extraordinary events heralding the new Roxbury Cultural District. The Roxbury Cultural District was designated by the Massachusetts Cultural Council in a competitive process that evaluated the art and cultural offerings of the neighborhood and...

Historian Karilyn Crockett’s recent book People Before Highways is one of the first studies of the neighborhood leaders who, in the 1960s and 70s, built an extraordinary coalition of grassroots support that stopped the ill-conceivedI-695, also known as the Inner Belt.   The proposed eight-lane superhighway would have...

Historic Boston Inc. congratulates Christopher Scoville as he becomes Chair of the Board of the Boston Preservation Alliance at the organization’s annual meeting on April 9th. Professionally, Chris also works closely with HBI on project financing and is a trusted advisor to the organization.   As Senior Vice President...

PLAN: Dudley Square, a BPDA initiative to strategize about the uses and scale of development for DND and BPDA owned and/ or managed parcels in Roxbury and Dudley Square, is close to meeting its objective of issuing Request for Proposals (RFP) for eight parcels in...

Grant supports restoration of the Upham’s Corner Comfort Station Historic Boston Inc. is pleased to announce the receipt of a $100,000 grant from The 1772 Foundation of Newport, Rhode Island for capital costs associated with rehabilitation of the 1912 Upham’s Corner Comfort Station. The 1772 Foundation is...