Author: Historic Boston Inc

MEDIA RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE USE Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 Photos are available upon request. HBI’S HISTORIC FOWLER CLARK EPSTEIN FARM WINS PRESTIGIOUS PRESERVATION AWARD Boston’s Oldest Farm Wins National Trust’s Driehaus Foundation Commendation __ BOSTON – The Fowler Clark Epstein Farm, the oldest farm still in existence in Boston, restored and...

Once a part of the bustling MBTA and the Boston Elevated Railway, the Roslindale Substation was one of seven trolley transportation hubs throughout the city. The building was designed in the Revival Style by Robert S. Peabody with Stone & Webster Engineers. The building retains...

In October of 1960, HBI’s founders formed a coalition to save the Old Corner Bookstore from being demolished and turned into a parking garage (now the PI Alley Parking Garage). Over six decades, their preservation efforts have spread beyond the boundaries of Boston’s downtown core....

HBI is very sad to report that one of its board members, Richard P. Beal, passed away unexpectedly early on September 21st. Rich served on HBI’s Council of Advisors in 2014 and joined the Board of Directors in 2015. He was an enthusiastic supporter of...

Historic Boston, Inc. (HBI) introduced the first phase of its plan for the former St. James African Orthodox Church at 50 Cedar Street in Roxbury to the Highland Park neighborhood in September.  The proposal outlines the construction of 14 new units of home-ownership units, 100%...