Northern Avenue Bridge

Steampunk in the Seaport

The nuts and bolts of the Northern Avenue Bridge are part of Boston's history.

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Northern Avenue Bridge

Note of pause is urged before rushing to take down Northern Avenue Bridge

Our Executive Director Greg Galer urges the City to rehabilitate the historic Northern Avenue Bridge.

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City Hall Exterior Lighting

Mayor decides it's time to brighten up dreary City Hall

The Alliance is pleased with the proposal to update the lighting on City Hall, making it safer and highlighting its unique architectural features.

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February 4

Urban Forum: Boston's Changing Neighborhoods

Boston is experiencing unprecedented levels of development and growth, and our neighborhoods are changing rapidly as a result. In addition to substantial changes to the streetscape, communities throughout the city are experiencing population growth and shifting demographics. Join us for a conversation and Q&A session about what these changes mean for Boston’s neighborhoods, and how you can preserve your community’s character while embracing the future. More...

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We've Moved!

The Boston Preservation Alliance has moved to a new office in The Otis House at 141 Cambridge Street in Boston's West End. We are delighted to be sharing space with Historic New England who owns and operates the historic Harrison Gray Otis House as a museum of cultural history. Come see us and take a tour while you're here!


Please make a note of our new address. Our phone number has not changed.


The Boston Preservation Alliance

141 Cambridge Street

Boston, MA 02114