Author: Historic Boston Inc

Click here for the Official Comfort Station Press Release. HBI is pleased to announce construction has at long last begun on the Upham’s Corner Comfort Station!  Together with our community partner, The American City Coalition, Historic Boston was designated in 2015 by the City of Boston’s Department...

Over the course of its 300-year existence, the Old Corner Bookstore has been home to dozens of commercial storefronts including, an apothecary, the famed book publisher Ticknor and Fields, a cigar emporium, a lunch counter, tailor workshops, a pizza joint, real estate and lender's offices,...

Guest writer, Earl Taylor of the Dorchester Historical Society worked with the community to nominate the Calf Pasture Pumping Station as a Boston Landmark. Read his history of the building and hopes for the future of the space.  On October 9, 2018 the Boston Landmarks Commission...

Historic Boston is pleased to unveil a tribute to the many very generous donors to the preservation of the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm in Mattapan.  Taking inspiration from former owner Jorge Epstein’s stone walls, we commissioned a stone table, engraved with each of the project’s...

Historic Boston is pleased to announce our official ownership of the former public restroom:  the Upham’s Corner Comfort Station. The City of Boston transferred the historic building to HBI in anticipation of construction starting later this month for the Sip and Spoke Bike Kitchen. [caption id="attachment_2991"...