Historic Tax Credit Saved!

The federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC) has been preserved at 20 percent in the final tax reform bill thanks to the tireless work of advocates from around the nation. Although the proposed legislation weakens some elements of the HTC, this is a major win for the preservation community. We pulled the HTC from the precipice with your help as you joined us in reaching out to Congress with your letters and calls. Special thanks to Boston City Council, Mayor Walsh, and all of you who contacted your legislators when we asked for your support!


See the list of Historic Tax Credit projects in Massachusetts

Investing in National Parks Will Create Thousands of Jobs

An analysis commissioned by The Pew Charitable Trusts and prepared by Cadmus Group shows that investing in the maintenance of our Parks could create or support more than 2,261 jobs in Massachusetts and 110,169 jobs across the country.

See the press release featuring Greg Galer, Executive Director of the Alliance
(VIDEO) Fix Our Parks: Revolutionary War Sites

East Boston Rallies Behind Rowhouses

UPDATE: Boston Landmarks Commission imposed a two year moratorium for 144-146 Maverick Street preventing their demolition until at least 2019. Commissioners also voted to accept a petition for further study. The buildings are now pending historic Landmarks.

Read The Letter We Sent To Mayor Walsh
See News Clip With East Boston Resident Dan Bailey
Sign the Petition

Watch the News Clip: "That's Our History"


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Alliance Events:

Community Preservation Neighborhood Forum:



January 18 | 6-8 PM
270 Columbia Rd.

02121 Dorchester

Neighborhood Forums are designed to help residents to learn more about the Community Preservation Act implementation and how to identify and submit projects for funding. The first Neighborhood Forum will be hosted by City Council President Andrea Campbell. The forum will include breakout workshops to offer guidance for potential project applicants.


Save the Date:
Alliance Annual Meeting



March 21 | 6 PM
New Old South Church
645 Boylston Street