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.
240A Newbury Street
Boston Landmark District
240A Newbury Street was originally built in 1880 as two residential brownstones at 39 and 41 Fairfield Street. The two homes were combined in the 1960s with an insensitive infill project.…
39 Stanhope Street
The quirky brick building at 39 Stanhope Street was originally constructed as a stable, but its evolution in use illustrates the changing dynamic of its vibrant neighborhood.
2101 Washington Street
Since its construction, this commercial building has played a central role in the culture of Dudley Square. It was built in stages starting in the 1880s. Madison Park Development…
John Adams Courthouse
Boston Landmark, National Historic Landmark
The restoration of John Adams Courthouse reinstates a historic courthouse, which is listed on…
Trinity Church at Copley…
National Register Historic District, National Historic Landmark
Trinity Church is a National Historic Landmark considered by architects to be…
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