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.
MGH Clinical and Campus Servic…
Under Review By City
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) proposes expansion of its West End campus across two blocks on Cambridge Street.
Kenmore Square Redevelopment
A development proposal calls for the demolition of six buildings and the construction of two office complexes in Fenway's Kenmore Square.
Community Preservation Act
Approved by City
In November 2016, 74% of Boston voters approved the Community Preservation Act to raise funds for affordable housing, historic preservation, and open space.
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…
1801 Paul Revere Bell at Old…
National Historic Landmark
Old South Meeting House's historic clock had been silent since the building's previous bell was…
The Godfrey Hotel
National Register Listed
Downtown Crossing has experienced many highs and lows since the city of Boston first took shape.
“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 —