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
Upham's Corner Comfort Station
Have you ever had dinner in a bathroom? You have if you’ve dined at the Comfort Kitchen in Dorchester!
The Huntington Theatre was built in 1925 as America’s first nonprofit playhouse.
The Edward A. Hatch Memorial Shell Dome Rehabilita…
The Pierce Building is an anchor of Dorchester’s Upham’s Corner, which was first settled in 1630 and annexed to the City of Boston in 1870.
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.
Philosophy Mural, Boston Public Library
Boston Landmark District, National Register Historic District
French painter Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824-1898) is held in regard as one of the greatest…
“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 —