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.
Under Review By City
Hotel Buckminster represents the development of Kenmore Square at the turn of the 20th century, and today remains the oldest historic building at the western end of the square.
The Edward A. Hatch Memorial Shell Dome Rehabilita…
NEWS & EVENTS
What we’ve done
316 Shawmut Avenue
Located at a prominent corner in the South End Landmark District, this project site required a…
The Verb Hotel
As the Fenway neighborhood in Boston changes and evolves, certain places within it reflect its…
“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 —