Citgo Sign

BREAKING: Deal Reached on Citgo Sign!

The Boston Globe reports: "The Citgo sign will remain atop its longtime home in Kenmore Square after the petroleum company reached a deal with its new landlord Wednesday, ending a months-long affair that had threatened one of the most recognized landmarks of the Boston skyline...The agreement was welcome news to Greg Galer, executive director of the Boston Preservation Alliance, whose group collected more than 16,000 signatures on an online petition to save the sign." Read the article for details on the deal orchestrated with the help of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.

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Federal Historic Tax Credit at Risk

The Federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC) is the most significant federal investment in historic preservation. Since its inception, the program has leveraged nationally over $120 billion in private investment, revitalizing often abandoned and underperforming properties. However, the HTC is likely to be eliminated in the next federal budget. We're taking a letter to Washington and ask for your signature.

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Community Preservation Act

You voted YES! The Community Preservation Act will be coming to Boston! Learn how these funds can be used for a variety of historic preservation projects across Boston.


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2017 Annual Meeting

Michelle Wu

Join us for our Annual Meeting! This year we are excited to be hosting guest speaker Michelle Wu, President of Boston City Council, at the Museum of African American History. Our Annual Meeting is for Alliance members only, so now is a perfect time to join or renew your membership and come hear Councilor Wu speak about preservation in Boston!


Thursday, March 30 at 6:00 p.m.


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Please note our new address as of November 2015:


The Boston Preservation Alliance

141 Cambridge Street

Boston, MA 02114