Author: Historic Boston Inc

Jorge Epstein and his wife Ida bought the Fowler Clark farm in Mattapan in 1941 and lived there for 57 years until Jorge’s death in 1998. In the 1940s, Jorge was a jeweler and operated a retail business in downtown Boston, but he later operated...

June 3, 2019 HBI was saddened to learn of the passing on May 27th of Carmela Vertullo Pearce at the age of 87. Carmela was a lifelong Hyde Park resident and, except for a brief stint after she was first married, resided in the Vertullo Building...

Throughout the cities, hills and mountains of the former Yugoslavia, vast Modernist monuments recall the heroism of anti-fascist Partisans and revolutionaries. Once upon a time, these striking sites were busy with tour buses and school children, but ever since the collapse of Yugoslavia, the visitors...

To HBI, a preserved building has the potential to be the launch pad for a new business where there was once an abandoned or underutilized historic building. Or it might become a place where a family can build a home. When a historic building is...