Author: Historic Boston Inc

HBI is pleased to welcome Kathleen Ustas to the organization as a research intern for the St. James Orthodox Church project. Kathleen brings a keen interest in real estate development, architecture, and Boston’s history to her internship. Currently, Kathleen attends Northeastern University and will graduate...

Kit Haggard is the Director of the Boston Literary District - a collection of 87 historically significant literary sites spread throughout Boston’s Downtown, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Theater, and South End neighborhoods. Kit earned her BA from Sarah Lawrence and her MFA from Emerson College....

The St. James African Orthodox Church has been an icon in the Highland Park neighborhood since its construction on the corner of Cedar Street and Hawthorne Street in 1910. Originally built for a Norwegian Evangelical congregation, the church changed hands to the African Orthodox Church...

Guest blogger, Barbara Mikolajczak leads the Immersive Education club at Saint John School in the North End using Minecraft to teach history, architecture and Math. The STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) students in her class have used Minecraft to recreate sites along The Freedom Trail using specifications...

In January, the Boston Society of Architects opened an exhibition of stunning photographs by HBI Council of Advisor member, Peter Vanderwarker. The show, entitled “Surface Tension: Architectural Photographs From Peter Vanderwarker”, features photographs that, according to Vandewarker capture “the nature of surfaces, in both the built...