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.
Northern Avenue Bridge
National Register Listed
Under Review By City
The Northern Avenue Bridge was constructed in 1908 spanning the active Fort Point Channel, then a major industrial transportation route.
St. Gabriel's Monastery
Approved by City
St. Gabriel's Monastery is a Boston Landmark, surrounded by historic structures and landscape features.
Dock Square Garage
Built in 1979, the Dock Square Garage is not a building anyone would consider historic nor architecturally distinctive, however it is located near some of the most significant historic…
Winthrop Square Tower
Approved by City
Millennium Partners has been approved to build a tower on the former site of the Winthrop Square Garage.Though the garage itself was not historically significant, the site at Winthrop…
Shawmut Design and…
As technology continues to alter our work culture, companies face increasing pressure to…
Philosophy Mural, Boston…
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 —
“Preservation is about more than old buildings. It's about creating spaces for people. ”