Author: Historic Boston Inc

This week Tove Olaussen Freeman is guest blogging for HBI. Tove Olaussen Freeman graduated from Brandeis University in May 2016, with a major in Health: Science, Society, and Policy. This year I took a capstone course on the effects of neighborhoods on health with Professor Sara...

Today the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm stands on a half acre of land, seemingly small for a farm plot, but a rarity in an urban setting such as Mattapan. Sandwiched between tightly packed triple-deckers and apartment complexes, it is a wonder that the farm that...

This week Historic Boston Incorporated attended Preservation Massachusetts' 2016 Paul and Niki Tsongas Awards. This year Preservation Massachusetts celebrated the successes and accomplishments of women in preservation, honoring over fifty women. HBI's President Kathleen MacNeil and HBI's Executive Director Kathy Kottaridis were among the honorees...

Since purchasing the Vertullo Building on Fairmount Avenue in Hyde Park, HBI has been pursuing a five-year historic preservation and redevelopment strategy for the building. Now, with only a few "hiccups" along the way, it is with great pleasure (and some relief) that we announce...

Each time we visit the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm, we discover something that we never noticed before. Sometimes we find photos, magazines or other remnants from previous occupants. And because the property was last owned by Jorge Epstein, an architectural salvage dealer who brought home...

More than 160 representatives of historic preservation, affordable housing and open space organizations squeezed into the Boston City Council's chambers this week to advocate for the Community Preservation Act (CPA) to be placed on the November 2016 ballot. CPA is a tool designed to help Massachusetts...