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  Located adjacent to the Eustis Street Burying Ground in Roxbury, the Owen Nawn Factory is a reminder of Roxbury's commercial industrial past. Built in 1880, it is a modest two-story vernacular factory building exhibiting no particular style. It was named for its owner, Owen Nawn,...

Thursday, January 28th was a big day for HBI. After twenty years, the new design for the Hayden Building, H.H. Richardson's last surviving commercial building in Boston, was unveiled. The Ribbon Cutting was a celebration of Boston architecture, preservation, and the Chinatown neighborhood that the...

by Jeffrey Gonyeau, Senior Program ManagerOn the one hand, it is hard to believe that it has been 5 years since HBI first launched the Historic NeighborhoodCenters program in Hyde Park and Fields Corner. The time seems to have flown by in a flurry of...

After 12 years, HBI bids farewell on March 8th to Jeffrey Gonyeau, our Senior Program Manager for the Historic Neighborhood Centers program.   Jeff has accepted a new position as the fundraising coordinator for the comprehensive restoration of All Saints, Ashmont in Dorchester. While the project...

In previous blog posts we discussed the IRS?s decision to deny the allocation of federal historic tax credits to the corporate member of a redevelopment project partnership associated with the rehabilitation of the Historic Boardwalk Hall in New Jersey.  In United States Tax Court the...