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For our research into the history of the 50 Cedar Street Church, HBI asked architect and stained glass historian, Lance Kasparian for his help in identifying the origins of the church’s gorgeous stained glass windows. While a designer nor maker name surfaced in the research, Lance was able to uncover some extraordinary...

For Immediate Release July 2, 2020 Contact: Patricia Spence, President/CEO, Urban Farming Institute 617.680.5378 pspence.ufi@gmail.com Mattapan —The Urban Farming Institute is pleased to announce that the Boston Foundation’s Open Door Grants program has awarded a $30,000 grant for UFI’s Fit Around the Farm program.  Fit Around the...

The Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts and Parish of St. John St. James in Roxbury are planning structural stabilization measures and envelope repairs for the historic St. Luke’s Chapel this summer. The work will address the water penetration through the roof, and rebuild a collapsing brick...

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Our hearts are broken for the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breeona Taylor, the most recent in a long list of Black Americans who have lost their lives to the consequences of our country’s institutional racism and injustice. Historic Boston...