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Get a new perspective on Dorchester during a MY Dot Tour in August. These free, multi-media tours are led by local teens who will talk about the past, present and future of the community.The hour-long tours take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 6...

Scroll through the pictures on boston.com to get a closer look at what the Alvah Kittredge House looks like now. We'll be sharing updates as the renovations progress.Inside the Alvah Kittredge Mansion - Boston.com...

The past has clearly not been forgotten in Roxbury. Our behind-the-scenes tour of the historic Alvah Kittredge house attracted many current and former neighbors who have personal memories of the people who once lived or worked in the Greek Revival period Home. They noted how...

On Monday, July 18, we'll be giving people a behind-the-scenes look at the Alvah Kittredge House, a home that is about to be restored to its former glory. We are looking forward to sharing our plans and getting the community more involved. This exciting project...

The story of the Old Corner Bookstore continues to evolve with a new lease. Read more in today's Boston Globe about the tenant, Chipotle, the history of this significant building, and the ongoing mission of Historic Boston to preserve our city's historic resources in a way...

Did you know?In 1836, Alvah Kittredge, a prominent local businessman, a deacon in Roxbury Congregational Church, and one of Roxbury's five elected aldermen built a house on the site of the Revolutionary Roxbury Lower Fort. Also that year: The territory of Wisconsin was created.The Battle of...

Before and after photographs help tell HBI?s story, but it?s not the whole story.  They don?t always explain why historic places and preservation are important to communities.  Watch this innovative video, created by Boston University student Angela Owens, to see some of Historic Boston?s most recent...

If the lines are any indication, the cupcake company Sweet is a new Downtown Crossing hit. Historic Boston Inc. welcomes this very saavy home-grown Boston business as our new retail tenant at 9 School Street. They?ve been expanding rapidly with stores on Newbury Street, in...

?? HBI went to Fenway Park?s EMC club recently to help launch the Red Sox organization?s 2012 celebration of Fenway Park?s 100th anniversary. No other baseball park exudes the rich tradition of America?s Favorite Pastime or better embodies the exultations and heartbreaks of the sport....

The graveyard next to the Eustis Street Fire House, the building that will soon be Historic Boston?s new headquarters, is undergoing an extensive conservation effort to restore and preserve its remarkable and historically significant markers. Initial conservation efforts were made in 1989 through a project that Historic Boston...