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This mural in the living room of the Fowler Clark Farm depicts an artists interpretation of the farm in earlier days Those who regularly read HBI?s blog have probably seen historic photos of all of our projects. Finding historic images can be a bit of...

Preserving significant historic homes and the stories they can tell is important work in the field of historic preservation. House museums, however, are one of the great challenges of the field because they introduce funding challenges not experienced when a home is in continued...

Rosanne Foley of Dorchester was recently named Executive Director of the Boston Landmarks Commission. A long time neighborhood activist in Dorchester and a friend to history and historic preservation, Rosanne was most recently executive director of Fields Corner Main Street, advancing the revitalization and management...

While the completion of the exterior rehabilitation of the Vertullo Building in Hyde Park is on hold until spring when it will receive its final coats of paint, we think the recent addition of window shutters has made a huge impact in its appearance. ...

John Horner PhotographyJohn Horner PhotographyHBI?s Hayden Building in downtown Boston currently has one apartment available to rent.  There are only four residential units in the building ? one per floor.  The available apartment is on the 4th floor, which was the first to rent when the...

Join the preservation staff of the City of Boston as it presents the 2014 accomplishments of the Boston Landmarks Commission, Local Historic District Commissions and the City Archaeology Program, and hear about our plans and priorities for 2015.This public event will be held in the...