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Historic Boston is pleased to announce the expansion of its Council of Advisors, a select group of forward-thinking urbanists committed to historic preservation and the work of HBI in Boston's neighborhoods. Eleven new members have joined the Council, expanding the group from 15 to 26. New...

Each time we visit the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm, we discover something that we never noticed before. Sometimes we find photos, magazines or other remnants from previous occupants. And because the property was last owned by Jorge Epstein, an architectural salvage dealer who brought home...

More than 160 representatives of historic preservation, affordable housing and open space organizations squeezed into the Boston City Council's chambers this week to advocate for the Community Preservation Act (CPA) to be placed on the November 2016 ballot. CPA is a tool designed to help Massachusetts...

HBI is pleased to announce that Brian Awe, Barbara Boylan, Karilyn Crockett, Marla Curtis, Michael Durand were elected to membership of HBI's Board of Directors at the organization's annual meeting on March 23rd. At the same meeting, HBI bid a sad farewell to outgoing board...

Last week, the first year preservation carpentry students from North Bennet Street School paid a visit to the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm in Mattapan to conduct an exploratory investigation of the circa 1786 farmhouse. Instructor Steven O'Shaughnessy led the effort to carefully peel back the...

Noah Hicks and The Sip & Spoke Bike Kitchen wrapped up their Indie Go Go fundraising campaign this week. With over 200 donors, Noah and his team were able to raise $18,732 in start-up capital for the new business in the historic Upham's Corner Comfort...