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HBI held its annual holiday open house this past Tuesday evening at the Eustis Street Firehouse. Friends and neighbors braved the cold to gather for a celebration of 2015's successes and raise a glass to the promises of 2016. Our guests enjoyed food and drink from...

HBI is looking forward to an exciting 2016, but we're taking a moment to reflect on 2015 and a year of great accomplishment. Here's our list of HBI's top ten successes of 2015: Wine Gallery opened for business at the 1875 Hayden Building in Chinatown Mayor Walsh...

This fall the Boston Landmarks Commission commissioned a study report of the 1834 Alvah Kittredge House in Roxbury a mandatory step in designating the Greek Revival structure a Boston Landmark. The study report detailing the nomination is available here. Historic Boston is no stranger to Landmark...

HBI is very grateful for new charitable donations to its projects at the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm in Mattapan and the Upham's Corner Comfort Station in Dorchester. The generosity of these Boston-based foundations has been a further boost to project planning this fall with a...

Historic Boston is pleased to announce the upcoming Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of Transformations, a natural and toxin free skin and nail care studio at HBI's Vertullo Building at 74 Fairmount Ave. in Hyde Park.The opening will be held on Thursday, December 17th from...

In this season of giving, we are grateful for your support and hope you will join us before the end of 2015 with a tax deductible contribution to Historic Boston (HBI). Thanks to you, 2015 was a banner year of achievement for us. In addition to...

1. HBI Strengthens Boston's Main Streets In 2015, HBI completed restoration of the 1868 Vertullo Building in Hyde Park, one of the few surviving commercial buildings dating from the year in which Hyde Park was established as an independent town. HBI acquired the mixed use building...

Each year at Thanksgiving, staff at Historic Boston share their favorite Thanksgiving recipes. But this year we changed it up a little; we asked our new friend Phyllis Tobin of Newton to share one of her favorites. Mrs. Tobin grew up in Mattapan just down the...