Author: Historic Boston Inc

HBI recently set about protecting Roxbury’s St. James African Orthodox Church from incurring any further damage due to weather and deterioration while its rehabilitation is planned. After closing off openings in the building envelope to myriad wildlife that had begun to call the building home,...

Michael "Mars" Marston of Daedalus Co. prepared this article on the company’s restoration of a 1930 bronze marker that commemorates Anne Hutchinson. The plaque once hung on the Old Corner Bookstore building and was recently discovered by the Boston Planning and Development Agency hidden away...

HBI recently set about protecting Roxbury’s St. James African Orthodox Church from incurring any further damage due to weather and deterioration while we plan its rehabilitation. Squirrels were entering the church at the roof line, and it was obvious that larger animals had also gained...

Published in The Dorchester Reporter By Daniel Sheehan, Reporter Staff November 29, 2018 Construction on the building that formerly housed the Upham’s Corner Comfort Station is finally underway, signaling that the end of a five year-long effort to convert the neglected and long-vacant structure into a cafe/bike repair...

On November 13th, friends and colleagues of Anthony “Tony” Pangaro came together for an evening of warm tributes to the career of Anthony “Tony” Pangaro at the Omni Parker House Hotel in Boston. The event also raised funds to benefit a new program of preservation...

HBI is pleased to share an album of photos from the Fowler Clark Farm taken by Peter Vanderwarker, a member of HBI's Council of Advisors. From the ground and from the sky, Vanderwarker's shots show every angle of the recently completed farm at 487 Norfolk...

For the second consecutive year, HBI’s Old Corner building has been a featured canvas for the annual Illuminus light festival in downtown Boston. Last year, HBI unveiled an augmented reality project “Look Again” that used smart phones and tablets to overlay 150 years of photographic...