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HBI is pleased to welcome Gabrielle Chapman to the organization as its Office Manager and Social Media Coordinator. Gabrielle brings a keen interest in Boston history and historic preservation to her new position.  She is also completing an MA in public history at Northeastern University. In her...

Historic Boston has begun the process of purchasing the building and land at 50 Cedar St, ending a nail-biting period of suspected demolition. The building at 50 Cedar Street has been a highlight of the Highland Park neighborhood in Roxbury since its construction in 1910. Though...

My name is Kemi Akande, and I am the summer intern at HBI. I am a rising senior at Wellesley College, where I am pursuing a degree in Economics and Africana Studies. Through the Commercial Real Estate Success Training (CREST) Program, which offers women and...

Historic Boston has been studying the Boston neighborhood of Allston and its historic buildings in order to better understand the neighborhood’s history, buildings and character as it faces dramatic new development. HBI’s Shaurya Batra takes a look at the neighborhood’s evolution over four centuries and the...

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Historic Boston Inc. and its three partners, Urban Farming Institute, Trust for Public Land and North Bennet Street School, celebrated the opening of a 21stcentury urban farm, residence, and teaching center at the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm on June 25thwith...

Historic Boston Inc. (HBI) is very pleased to announce a generous grant of $250,000 from the Harold Whitworth Pierce Charitable Trust to support current and future HBI projects. Specifically, the funds will be added to HBI’s project investment fund for emergency acquisitions, project equity or patent...