A nonprofit organization that protects and improves the quality of Boston's architectural heritage. Through advocacy and education, we bring people and organizations together to influence the future of Boston's historic buildings, landscapes, and communities.
protecting places. promoting vibrancy. preserving character.
Media reports in September 2019 suggested that the iconic Doyle's Cafe in Jamaica Plain would soon be closing.
39 Stanhope Street
The quirky brick building at 39 Stanhope Street was originally constructed as a stable, but its evolution in use illustrates the changing dynamic of its vibrant neighborhood.
Fowler Clark Epstein Farm
Built in 1786, the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm is a rare example of an intact urban farmstead. Historic Boston Inc preserved the original fabric of the home while continuing the legacy of an…
85 West Newton Street (Villa V…
Boston Landmark District
Under Review By City
The German Gothic-style church at 85 West Newton Street in the South End was built in 1899 as All Saints' Lutheran Church.
The Cutler Majestic Theatre…
Beaux Arts Classicism
Boston Landmark, National Register Listed
One of Boston's finest remaining examples of Beaux Arts classicism, the…
Alvah Kittredge House
Boston Landmark, National Register Listed, National Register Historic District
The Alvah Kittredge House, a magnificent Greek Revival home built in 1836, is now restored and…
“The quality of our architectural heritage, its pedestrian scale—we have some of the greatest streets in this nation.”
— Howard Elkus —
“We all want progress in Eastie, but we do want to see history preserved.”
— Meg Grady, East Boston resident —
“There’s a reason why this bridge is still here. It means something to Bostonians.”
— Greg Galer —