Author: Historic Boston Inc

One of the most visible architectural features of the Upham's Corner Comfort Station is the clay tile roof, which is typical for a Mission Revival style building, but not especially common in New England. [If you drive by the building today, you won't see the...

Joining Historic Boston as our new summer intern is Francely Pinales, a current student and a rising senior at The English High School. Francely, who has lived in Boston since the age of 9, is part of her school's Debate team and is a specialist...

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...