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protecting places. promoting vibrancy. preserving character.

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.

NEWS & EVENTS

Tiny Story: Helen's Leather Shop
Written and photographed by Anan Shen, 2022 Summer …
The West End: What We Will Lose
Written by Anan Shen. This is the first of a series of…

What we’ve done

project star
2016 award winner
Boston University School of Law Tower
Fenway/Kenmore
Brutalism/Heroic
Completed

With each new wave of architectural trends, past styles and preferences can seem increasingly…

project star
2010 award winner
The Ames Building
Downtown/Financial District
Revival Styles
Boston Landmark, National Historic Landmark
Completed

Built in 1890, the Ames Building was designed by Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge and stood as…

Thank you to all our corporate members, including: