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.
Northern Avenue Bridge
National Register Listed
Under Review By City
The Northern Avenue Bridge was constructed in 1908 spanning the active Fort Point Channel, then a major industrial transportation route.
Hub History Podcast
Boston has always been a city built on history: museums, iconic buildings, and monuments are an essential part of the city’s self-definition and tourism draw.
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.
Boston Landmark District, National Register Historic District
Marlborough Street, with its rows of brownstones, brick sidewalks, and wrought iron fences, has…
John Adams Courthouse
Boston Landmark, National Historic Landmark
The restoration of John Adams Courthouse reinstates a historic courthouse, which is listed on…
“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 —