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 Huntington Theatre was built in 1925 as America’s first nonprofit playhouse.
Boston City Hall Conservation Management Plan
Boston City Hall is a building people tend to either love or hate, and often love to hate.
MGH Clinical and Campus Services Building
Under Review By City
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) proposes expansion of its West End campus across two blocks on Cambridge Street.
NEWS & EVENTS
What we’ve done
Cathedral of the Holy Cross
Boston Landmark District
The Cathedral of the Holy Cross (1875) stands like a monument to the history of the Catholic…
In 1972, the architectural firm of Kallman, McKinnell, & Knowles (the same firm responsible…
“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 —