Author: Historic Boston Inc

This year Americans celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution and a citizen’s right to vote, regardless of sex.  But more than a century of bold activism and sacrifice by thousands of women (and men) preceded this achievement, not...

Mayor Martin Walsh and the City of Boston’s Community Preservation Committee recommended $3,465,000 in grants for 16 historic preservation projects in the latest round of grants to be made from the City’s Community Preservation Act (CPA) Funds.  The preservation projects were among 40 projects recommended...

Historic Boston submitted a proposal this month to rehabilitate the historic Dudley House at 167 Centre Street in Roxbury for seven home ownership units.  While the building is significantly distressed from years of vacancy, break-ins and water infiltration, it is a beautiful example of Federal...

In response to the Plan Nubian Square Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Owen Nawn Factory, Historic Boston Inc. (HBI) recently submitted a fresh vision for the historic building as home to the Wellness Collaborative and a Roxbury History and Orientation Center. HBI proposes to transform...

In 2011, when HBI moved to the restored Eustis Street Fire House, one of our proudest supporters was Clarence "Jeep" Jones.  Historic Boston was saddened to learn of his passing earlier this month at the age of 86. Born and raised in Roxbury, and devoted to...