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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...

MEDIA RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE USE Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 Photos are available upon request. HBI’S HISTORIC FOWLER CLARK EPSTEIN FARM WINS PRESTIGIOUS PRESERVATION AWARD Boston’s Oldest Farm Wins National Trust’s Driehaus Foundation Commendation __ BOSTON – The Fowler Clark Epstein Farm, the oldest farm still in existence in Boston, restored and...

Once a part of the bustling MBTA and the Boston Elevated Railway, the Roslindale Substation was one of seven trolley transportation hubs throughout the city. The building was designed in the Revival Style by Robert S. Peabody with Stone & Webster Engineers. The building retains...