A nonprofit 501(c)3 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.
What we’re doing
The Edward A. Hatch Memorial Shell Dome Rehabilita…
Illuminating the Unseen
The buildings and places that survive from our shared history are a small, curated collection of the breadth of the human experience on this land.
Under Review By City
Hotel Buckminster represents the development of Kenmore Square at the turn of the 20th century, and today remains the oldest historic building at the western end of the square.
NEWS & EVENTS
What we’ve done
The Godfrey Hotel
National Register Listed
Downtown Crossing has experienced many highs and lows since the city of Boston first took shape.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, Mattapan Teen Center
The Mattapan Branch Library building was built in response to the rapid growth of the Mattapan…
“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 —