Author: Historic Boston Inc

Roslindale Village Main Street recently unveiled Roslindale’s Engineering Marvel, a history exhibit that traces the construction, operation, decline and renewal of the 1911 Roslindale Substation, on the lower floor of the renewed substation at 4228 Washington St. It is available for public viewing during business...

Literary historian Rob Velella presents the fourth of four installment of a presentation made in the fall of 2017 at the Old South Meetinghouse on the extraordinary history of Ticknor and Fields whose 19th century publishing hegemony made the Old Corner Bookstore one of the most importance places in American literary history....

Historic New England presents Preserving Affordability, Affording Preservation: Prospects for Historic Multi-Family Housing on Friday, April 27, 2018, at the All Saints’ Church in Boston. The conference gathers leading advocates in affordable housing and historic preservation to look at the past, present, and future of our region’s historic multi-family...

HBI Advisor Chrystal Kornegay has been appointed Executive Director of MassHousing, an independent, quasi-public agency that provides financing for affordable housing in Massachusetts. Chrystal leaves her post as Undersecretary of Housing and Community Development with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, a position she has held since January...

HBI is pleased to announce the appointment of Shaurya Batra as Director of Real Estate Development. Shaurya co-established an architecture design practice and a construction business in New Delhi, India, and recently earned a Master of Science Degree in Real Estate Development at the Massachusetts...

Over the past year of rehabilitation, the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm has benefited from many talented craftspeople, and Wojciech Wasilewski of WW Woodworks is one who merits some attention. General Contractor MJ Mawn hired WW Millworks to restore the Fowler Clark barn windows, make new...

Compared to most of HBI’s projects, the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm has a lot more land – almost ¾ of an acre – and therefore we have a lot more landscaping and site work than is typical.   In addition to the farm vegetable beds, we...