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.
Kenmore Square Redevelopment
A development proposal calls for the demolition of six buildings and the construction of two office complexes in Fenway's Kenmore Square.
Roxbury, South End
After over 30 years of vacancy and deterioration, the historic Alexandra Hotel, which is within the South End Landmark District, is now part of a new project proposal.
Community Preservation Act
Approved by City
In November 2016, 74% of Boston voters approved the Community Preservation Act to raise funds for affordable housing, historic preservation, and open space.
MGH Clinical and Campus Servic…
Under Review By City
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) proposes expansion of its West End campus across two blocks on Cambridge Street.
National Register Historic District
Built in 1859, this 3-story Italianate double house is a contributing
“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 —