Author: Historic Boston Inc

HBI?s Council of Advisors spring meeting took place in the tallest building in Downtown Boston yet focused on one of the neighborhoods smallest buildings ? the Old Corner Bookstore. HBI welcomed the group of 45 Advisors and special guests to the 58th floor of the Millennium...

Matthew Kiefer, Co-chair of HBI's Council of Advisors, marks the passing of architectural historian Abbott Lowell Cummings with memories of Cumming's many contributions to the field of historic preservation, and his devotion to teaching and learning. Abbott Lowell Cummings, the pre-eminent New England architectural historian and...

On June 1, 2017 Dig Inn, a New York-based fast casual eatery opened its doors at 277 Washington St. It is the second of three Boston locations planned this year. The restaurant serves customizable bowls in which diners build a meal by choosing a base...

The Common Boston Festival, a program of the BSA Foundation, is an exciting and unique opportunity to explore the area's rich architectural, cultural, and historic sites. On Saturday and Sunday June 3 and 4, 2017, more than 50 sites throughout Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, and Brookline...

Architectural historian, and co-founder of Archipedia New England, Brian Pfeiffer presents the first in a series of blog posts that highlight his research on the exterior treatment of early American masonry structures, and question the work of early preservationists whose restoration choices have shaped perhaps...

The interdisciplinary team redeveloping the historic Fowler Clark Epstein Farm in Mattapan will present the project's urban farming program, preservation plans and landscape design at the next meeting of the BSA's Placemaking Committee on Monday, June 26th at 6:00 p.m. at the BSA Space, 290...

In the process of reinforcing the structure of the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm's Barn, we found what are commonly known as "Carpenter Marks", roman numeral marks that appear throughout the interior timbers of early frame structures and are thought to mark the timbers on the...