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With rain in the forecast, more than a dozen students hurried to finish painting old and newly installed clapboards on the Anna Clapp Harris Smith house, a Federal period home thought to be built on an earlier 17th century foundation at 65 Pleasant Street in...

On the first sunny afternoon in a long time, a crowd of nearly 100 well-wishers gathered in Fields Corner for the ceremonial ribbon cutting at the newly-renovated Golden Building.  Co-hosted by Historic Boston and Fields Corner Main Street,...

Historic Boston Inc. and Mayor Thomas M. Menino just celebrated the major rehabilitation and restoration of the Golden Building in Dorchester, Historic Boston said.The $320,000 project, which included giving the 116-year-old building a new facade, is designed to spur...

HBI's Jeffrey Gonyeau and Michael Tilford hang a banner on the Old Corner Bookstore in downtown BostonHistoric Boston, Inc. is celebrating Preservation Month 2011 by taking part in a campaign to show the world a few of the places that matter the most to our...

HBI's Jeff Gonyeau examines the new windows at the Anna Clapp Harris Smith houseOne of our board members (who shall remain nameless) thinks that the Anna Clapp Harris Smith house is ?terribly ugly.? While we disagree, we admit that, when we first came across the...