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In response to the Plan Nubian Square Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Owen Nawn Factory, Historic Boston Inc. (HBI) recently submitted a fresh vision for the historic building as home to the Wellness Collaborative and a Roxbury History and Orientation Center. HBI proposes to transform...

In 2011, when HBI moved to the restored Eustis Street Fire House, one of our proudest supporters was Clarence "Jeep" Jones.  Historic Boston was saddened to learn of his passing earlier this month at the age of 86. Born and raised in Roxbury, and devoted to...

Born in 1915 to Lithuanian immigrants, renowned artist Jack Levine grew up in Roxbury during the early 20th century, a neighborhood that exemplified the American melting pot of Jewish Eastern European, German, and Irish settlers. In his years as a professional artist, Levine earned a...

HBI recently visited the historic Dudley House at 167 Centre Street in Roxbury as part of the State’s current RFP process for the building’s long term lease and re-use.  Closed for nearly a decade, the circa 1825 Federal Period mansion has endured considerable deterioration and...