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.
85 West Newton Street (Villa V…
Boston Landmark District
Under Review By City
The German Gothic-style church at 85 West Newton Street in the South End was built in 1899 as All Saints’ Lutheran Church.
Boston City Hall and Plaza
Boston City Hall, a building many Bostonians love to hate, is one of the most significant examples of Brutalist (Heroic) architecture in the world.
Hub History Podcast
The Hub History Podcast tells the stories of Boston’s history through a medium that has surged in popularity.
2101 Washington Street
Since its construction, this commercial building has played a central role in the culture of Dudley Square. It was built in stages starting in the 1880s. Madison Park Development…
Boston Landmark District, National Register Historic District
Marlborough Street, with its rows of brownstones, brick sidewalks, and wrought iron fences, has…
“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 —