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  • The Hub History Podcast tells the stories of Boston’s history through a medium that has surged in popularity.

  • Now a dorm for Boston University, this stately anchor in Kenmore Square was built as a hotel in 1925 and housed many notable individuals over the years, from Babe Ruth and the Yankees to Martin Luther King, Jr. to Howard Stern.

  • Built in 1750 as the parsonage for the First Church of Roxbury, the Dillaway-Thomas house is one of the surviving anchors that links Boston directly to the Revolution.

  • Mid-century architecture, like that of the 1953 YWCA building, is finding renewed appreciation combined with an environmental ethic that prioritizes reuse of existing buildings.

  • Literally surrounded by history, North Square has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1961, greeting visitors to the North End with historic charm.

  • Once a space for electrical currents that powered trolleys, the Substation in the heart of Roslindale is now a beloved community gathering space.

  • The Cathedral of the Holy Cross, built in 1866, stands in the South End like a monument to the history of the Catholic immigrant community.

  • Shining about nine miles off the coast of Boston, the lighthouse was completed in 1905 and guided ships for over 100 years before being purchased by a brave, ambitious family who authentically restored the site, creating a uniquely historic home in the harbor. 

  • Inserting a bold yet contextual new building in one of the most historic and treasured neighborhoods in Boston is no easy feat–neither is joining it with a historic building, but this talented and experienced team met the challenge with remarkable success.

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