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The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) today announced the expansion of the Boston Civic Design Commission (BCDC) with the appointment of two additional members by Mayor Martin J. Walsh. Jonathan Evans of MASS Design Group and Mimi Garza Love of Utile will fill newly created positions,...

Mayor Martin J. Walsh declared January 5th “Paul McDonough Day” in Boston, and Boston Planning and Development Director, Brian Golden presented McDonough with a mayoral proclamation to honor Paul’s many years of service on the Boston Civic Design Commission (BCDC).  After more than 30 years serving...

Derek Lumpkins, an HBI board member and the principal/founder of Re|Fresh Strategies, shares the story of Boston's Civil Rights Era and the relationship between Martin Luther King Jr. and Corretta Scott.  Through his career, Derek has pursued ways to engage our communities differently and to...

For nine years, HBI’s offices overlooked the 1630 Eliot Burying Ground and the abandoned 1880s Owen Nawn Factory in Nubian Square. As a preservation organization, HBI has been pushing to see the historic building preserved and rehabilitated for new uses ever since the building first...

In a year that has challenged us all, Historic Boston Inc. (HBI) continued its important preservation mission while also rising to meet the challenges of Covid-19 and our city’s demands for racial equity. As we approach year-end, please consider a gift to HBI that will...

If you’re looking for a quiet place to work with a lot of flexibility, the new Workhub at the Substation is now open! Workhub, a new co-working space in Roslindale Village, occupies the lower level of the historic Roslindale Substation, completes the redevelopment of the building...