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.
The Pierce Building is an anchor of Dorchester’s Upham’s Corner, which was first settled in 1630 and annexed to the City of Boston in 1870.
17-23 West Street
Under Review By City
17-23 West Street in the historic Ladder Blocks of Downtown Boston is currently an empty parcel used for surface parking.
Upham's Corner Comfort Station
Have you ever had dinner in a bathroom? You have if you’ve dined at the Comfort Kitchen in Dorchester!
Temple Israel Levi Auditorium
National Register Historic District
Located at the intersection of The Riverway and Longwood Avenue, Temple Israel sits at 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 —