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.
Fenway Neighborhood Preservati…
Revival Styles, Beaux Arts Classicism
This summer, the Boston Preservation Alliance is compiling a list of high-risk preservation priorities,
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.
St. Gabriel's Monastery
Approved by City
St. Gabriel's Monastery is a Boston Landmark, surrounded by historic structures and landscape features.
Saint James African Orthodox C…
National Register Historic District
Under Review By City
The Saint James African Orthodox Church at 50 Cedar Street in Roxbury's Fort Hill neighborhood was built in 1910 and designed in the Neo Gothic Revival style by Edward Thomas Patrick Graham.
The Cutler Majestic Theatre…
Beaux Arts Classicism
Boston Landmark, National Register Listed
One of Boston's finest remaining examples of Beaux Arts classicism, the…
“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. ”