Author: Historic Boston Inc

The Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts and Parish of St. John St. James in Roxbury are planning structural stabilization measures and envelope repairs for the historic St. Luke’s Chapel this summer. The work will address the water penetration through the roof, and rebuild a collapsing brick...

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Our hearts are broken for the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breeona Taylor, the most recent in a long list of Black Americans who have lost their lives to the consequences of our country’s institutional racism and injustice. Historic Boston...

Jenny Nathans is a public health professional, a burgeoning preservationist and a resident of Jamaica Plain. She recently published a version of this research on the historic house at 197 Green Street in Jamaica Plain for the Jamaica Plain Historical Society. In it she tells the...

Jamaica Plain's Sumner Hill is a National Historic District and is an architectural treasure trove of wood frame homes. Perched on the highest point of JP's hilltop, the densely settled area is comprised of homes that were built in the latter half of the 19th...