Author: Historic Boston Inc

Jamaica Plain's Sumner Hill is a National Historic District and is an architectural treasure trove of wood frame homes. Perched on the highest point of JP's hilltop, the densely settled area is comprised of homes that were built in the latter half of the 19th...

Read as a .pdf: HBI COVID-19 Response and Update Dear Friends, The Covid-19 pandemic will have long-term effects and change our lives, but Boston has an enduring history of resiliency through crises and pandemics over centuries.  Our city’s age-old ability to find strength in our community, to...

East Boston’s Eagle Hill Historic District is a residential district chock full of single-family and multiple-family wood frame housing that showcase a wide variety of architectural styles including Italianate, Second Empire or Renaissance Revival in style, with earlier Greek Revival and later Colonial Revival and...

Historic Boston Inc. is excited to announce that Mr. Sammy Nabulsi, Associate at Rose Law Partners, has been named a new member of the HBI Board of Directors. Sammy Nabulsi joined Rose Law Partners in 2018. Prior to joining the firm, Sammy was Assistant Corporation Counsel...

HBI recently submitted a proposal to redevelop the historic Dudley house at 167 Centre Street in Roxbury.  Built circa 1825 for David and Hannah Dudley and their family, the house remained in the Dudley family until 1896, though much of the large estate had been...

Call us biased,  but May is one of our favorite months of the year! Each year, Preservation Month comes around and brings a slew of new tours, resources, seminars, and new ways to celebrate our favorite parts of our cities, towns, and everything in between....

This year Americans celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution and a citizen’s right to vote, regardless of sex.  But more than a century of bold activism and sacrifice by thousands of women (and men) preceded this achievement, not...