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Hayden Building, historic gem of the Combat Zone, to be restoredEric Moskowitz June 2, 2012With the Combat Zone facing demolition in 1970, a graduate student in architectural history set out to survey the neighborhood. Peering above adult bookstores and X-rated cinemas, Cynthia Zaitzevsky admired the forlorn...

Past Comes Alive Putting History To Work In Boston's NeighborhoodsBy Matthew Kiefer and Kathy KottaridisSpecial To Banker & TradesmanMonday, May 28, 2012As Boston?s economy gradually recovers, high-profile projects ? apartment buildings, hotels and office buildings downtown, in the Back Bay and on the South Boston waterfront...

Please join Historic Boston Inc. and Special Guests Mayor Thomas Menino and developer Ronald M. Druker, for a special groundbreaking celebration at the Hayden Building, 681  Washington Street, on Monday, June 4th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy food, drink, and hard hat tours...

HBI congratulates everyone involved in the rehabilitation of the Presentation School in Brighton?s Oak Square as they cut the ribbon on their new facility today.  The volunteers, who moved mountains to create a community center from this former parochial school, are true leaders.  While their...

Handyman special steeped in history Builder fixes up Animal Rescue league founder's homeBy Greg TurnerMonday, May 7, 2012Stacey Cordeiro searched for her first house for years, hunting for an affordable fixer-upper where she could put her carpentry and gardening skills to use, but established real estate...

An early Celebration of the Anniversary of Hyde Park in the collection of the Hyde Park Historical Society The decades seem to have flown by, but 2012 marks the 100th anniversary the Hyde Park neighborhood becoming a part of the city of Boston. Hyde Park was...

In celebration of Preservation Month, beginning May 1, you?ll be able to learn first-hand about some of the most historic buildings in Boston's Downtown Crossing neighborhood. This project is sponsored by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and the Boston Landmark Commission (BLC), and is supported...