Author: Historic Boston Inc

This summer, we are joined at Historic Boston by James Breen, coming to us on a summer fellowship through the Corcoran Center for Real Estate and Urban Action's summer internship program at Boston College, where he is about to enter his senior year studying economics...

A massive ceiling crane in the historic, pre-MBTA power Substation in Roslindale that served Boston's transit system was moved into position this Wednesday, an impressive industrial relic that will grace the restaurant now being designed for the historic space. As a handful of representatives of the...

In June, the scaffolding began rising at the front of First Church Roxbury, and I imagined a collective sigh of relief at this concrete symbol that this iconic Boston building would be preserved into the future I sighed myself, certainly, but was confident others joined me:...

HBI's Council of Advisors gathered for its annual meeting on June 15th, this year at Mattapan's Fowler Clark Epstein Farm. Thirty-eight Advisors and Board members traveled to Mattapan by coach from downtown Boston and enjoyed a behind-the-scenes look at the 18th century farm and 19th...

The Historic Roslindale MBTA Substation being developed by Peregrine Group LLC in partnership with HBI and Roslindale Village Main Street will be undergoing brick masonry restoration work through this summer. We asked Lincoln Andrews, fourth generation owner of The Stiles & Hart Brick Co, to...

At an awards luncheon on May 19th, the Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) award an Individual Lifetime Achievement Award to Andrea Gilmore for her many years of work and service in historic preservation and conservation. Gilmore, who recently retired from Building Conservation Associates, a company she established...