Author: Historic Boston Inc

The second in a series of blog posts that focus on the exterior treatment of early American masonry structures, architectural historian, and co-founder of Archipedia New England, Brian Pfeiffer, suggests that the restoration choices of early preservationists on some of our greatest historic buildings today...

With the City of Boston's new fiscal year 2018 beginning July 1st, you may have noticed the new Community Preservation Act (CPA) surcharge on your first quarter tax bill. In November, Bostonians overwhelmingly approved a 1% property tax-based surcharge on residential and business property taxes...

Boston's historic hotels serve as incredible looking glasses into the past and not only showcase different architectural styles, but demonstrate how historic preservation can transform a building. In addition to the abundance of history here, Boston is home to many historic hotels as recognized by the...

HBI is pleased to learn that Matthew Kiefer, Co-chair of HBI?s Council of Advisors, has been named an honorary member of the Boston Society of Architects (BSA). While BSA membership is typically reserved for those practicing in the field of architecture and design, the organization presented...

Historic Boston, Inc is delighted to announce new members of our Board of Directors and Council of Advisors. In June, Cheis Garrus was elected to HBI's Board of Directors, and John Cannistraro Jr. joined the Council of Advisors. Cheis Garrus is currently the Director of Finance...

June was a busy month for MJ Mawn and his team at the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm.? Much of the work completed to date is structural, but more visible are the envelope repairs on the barn which are now complete (except for paint). Carpenters John Abdelnour...

Preservation Massachusetts (PMI) is traveling around the Commonwealth this summer to conduct a series of listening sessions with local and regional partners, preservation groups, and citizens that will shed light on community priorities for preservation in the state. As the only statewide preservation advocacy organization,...