Press Releases

Former MBTA Substation Will Be Centerpiece of Roslindale Mixed-Use Complex   ROSLINDALE, September 6, 2014?- Mayor Martin J. Walsh today joined the community and development team to toss a ceremonial shovelful of dirt in Roslindale, officially breaking ground on Parkside at Adams, a mixed-use complex incorporating the...

Stately 19th Century Roxbury Highlands Mansion Will Become Rental Apartments Event: Thursday, May 8, 2014 WHAT Celebration of progress in construction and financing for renovation and restoration of the Alvah Kittredge House, in Roxbury Highlands, a transformation to affordable and market-rate apartments. Includes a tour of the new...

Makes Hayden Building, Kittredge House, Vertullo Building Projects Possible   ROXBURY, MA, April 14, 2104 -?Historic Boston Inc., the nonprofit preservation and real estate group that energizes the economies of neighborhoods by redeveloping historically significant properties, has reached -- and surpassed -- the $1 million capital campaign...

Work Under Way on mid-19th-Century Structure in Logan Square   HYDE PARK, December 26, 2013 -?Historic Boston Incorporated has begun rehabilitation of the historic Vertullo Building, a mid-19th-century commercial and residential building in Hyde Park?s Logan Square . The Vertullo Building at 74-84 Fairmount Avenue dates to 1868...

Student of Greek Revival Style Tours Kittredge House and Examines Exterior Detail   ROXBURY, November 25, 2013?-?TV and Broadway actor Bronson Pinchot, who is also a specialist in the rich history of Greek Revival style buildings in America, today toured one of the few remaining examples of...

Mayor Menino Joins Celebration of New Homes Planned for Roxbury   BOSTON, June 19, 2013 - Historic Boston Inc., joined by Mayor Thomas M. Menino, other public officials, friends of historic buildings, and neighbors of the Alvah Kittredge House, yesterday officially began construction on the restoration and...

1875 Work by H.H. Richardson for Reuse as Four Apartments and Retail Space   BOSTON, February 28, 2013 - Historic Boston Inc., a nonprofit real estate development and preservation organization, today formally opened four new apartments in a historic H.H. Richardson-designed building that it has saved, rehabilitated,...

Deteriorated 1800s Roxbury Treasure Will Become Market, Affordable Housing   ROXBURY, MA, October 18, 2012 - The Boston Redevelopment Authority Board today voted a $200,000 to assist the nonprofit Historic Boston Inc. in turning the historic Alvah Kittredge House in Roxbury into market and affordable homes. Once a...