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Historic Boston bid farewell to Gabrielle Chapman, HBI’s Office Manager and Social Media Coordinator, in September as she departed for a new position at MIT in Cambridge. Gabrielle joined Historic Boston in 2018 as she completed a graduate degree in Public History at Northeastern University.  She...

Sammy Nabulsi is a Partner at Rose Law Partners LLP and Treasurer of Historic Boston, Inc.’s Board of Directors.  He is outside permitting and litigation counsel to the City of Boston on the Long Island Bridge superstructure replacement project and advises on compliance with federal,...

JLCD Development LLC and Roxbury’s Cruz Development have recently submitted a proposal for the redevelopment for 554-562 Columbia Road, better known as the historic Fox Hall. The proposal is a 86,130 square foot residential and commercial development with 72 new apartment units across the historic building...

Mayor Kim Janey designated Roxbury’s Shirley-Eustis Place a Boston Landmark on August 20th, permanently protecting the 18th century site, now a museum. [caption id="attachment_4342" align="aligncenter" width="757"] Mayor Janey press conference, Shirley Eustis House and 42-44 Shirley Street[/caption] The designation honors the rich history and architecture embodied in...

The Summer 2021 edition of Preservation magazine features a lengthy article that chronicles the 2017 renewal of the 1911 Roslindale Substation, a project of HBI, Roslindale Main Street and Peregrine Group LLC.   Prepared by Amy Sutherland,  a Charlestown-based writer and journalist, the article recounts the...

Brueggers Bagels and the restaurant Dig (formerly Dig Inn), are re-opening at the historic Old Corner Bookstore complex after 15 months of closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Historic Boston Inc. (HBI) also resumed full office operations this month on the 4th floor of 3...