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We have enjoyed watching construction progress on the City of Boston?s new Boston Municipal Center in Dudley Square, led by Sasaki in conjunction with Mecanoo Architecten.  The project echoes many of the findings of a recent study completed by Victor Vizgaitis and Sasaki that underscores...

On Saturday September 6th at 11:00 a.m. Mayor Martin J. Walsh will join HBI, Roslindale Village Main Street and project developer, Peregrine Group LLC for a public groundbreaking for Parkside on Adams, the new development in Roslindale that includes 43 new residential units, anchored by...

Mayor Walsh said it best: ?I?m proud of the Alvah Kittredge House because this iconic but long vacant property is an investment that creates housing for the future while respecting the building?s storied past.?While the past was clearly present on the evening of August 11th...

Whoever said ?patience pays off in the end? must have been thinking of the redevelopment of the Roslindale Substation. The stars are finally aligning for historic preservation work to begin on the Substation with the final designation from the BRA anticipated to...

Mayor Martin J. Walsh was on hand Saturday to cut the ribbon on Dress With Confidence, a new shop at the historic Vertullo Building at 84 Fairmount Avenue in Hyde Park.   Owner Yolanda John, a native of Barbados, has training in fashion design and accounting...

HBI hosted a special visitor to the Alvah Kittredge House this week.  Former Massachusetts Governor and Northeastern University Distinguished Professor Michael Dukakis and his wife Kitty stopped in to visit HBI at the 1859 Eustis Street Fire House.  Boosters for Dudley Square and...

The Alvah Kittredge House (read- Mansion) atop Boston's Fort Hill was originally built in 1836! It took several years to finish completely renovating this architectural masterpiece, and construction is wrapping up now. Be the first residents to live in these state of...

The important work of preserving historic neighborhood business centers continues as HBI takes on the next phase of work on the oldest remaining structure from Hyde Park?s settlement, the Bonnie-Keith Block (1868). Home to an immigrant cobbler and his family for the last...

Are you up to the rafters with your home-based business and need more space? Is the food truck getting just a bit too small and you want to plant some retail roots? Have you been wondering where the next hot and hip neighborhood...