Author: Historic Boston Inc

The board of the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) recently voted to accept the sale of a long-term lease for the City-owned Old City Hall at 45 School Street in Boston from the non-profit Architectural Heritage Foundation (AHF) to Synergy Investments for $30.1 million. The...

HBI?s 1859 Eustis Street Fire House is one of more than 50 sites to explore in this year?s ?on Saturday and Sunday, June 3rd and 4th.?? A program of the Boston Society of Architects and the BSA Foundation that invites the public to explore Boston?s...

There aren't many historic photographs of the Upham's Corner Comfort Station but one that we've never seen turned up this week on the Dorchester Historical Society's blog. In 1979, during his much celebrated visit to Boston, Pope John Paul II's parade route of included Upham's...

MASS Design Group is working on conceptual studies for the restoration and re-use of the 1880s Owen Nawn Factory, a building at the entry to Dudley Square that has been empty for nearly five decades. MASS project architect Alicia Ajayi describes research conducted by the...

It was announced several weeks ago that the owners of the 161-acre Suffolk Downs had been purchased by Boston developer HYM Investment Group for new development. After several years of speculation  and 87 years of horseracing and entertainment -- this Boston landmark is on a...

Barbara Knecht, R.A., is the Urban Farming Institute's Project Leader for Farm Site development. She has worked in, on and for cities for more than thirty years. Her work has included development projects in the public and private sector as well as research, publications, education...