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.
What we’re doing
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.
125 Lincoln Street
Under Review By City
125 Lincoln Street is a 1955 parking garage, formerly home to the popular Hei La Moon restaurant and other commercial spaces, situated along the Greenway in the Leather District…
The Huntington Theatre was built in 1925 as America’s first nonprofit playhouse.
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!
NEWS & EVENTS
What we’ve done
Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library
The charming public library building in Jamaica Plain was built in 1909 to serve the local…
Carleton, Cooper, and Walnut Houses
National Historic Landmark
Since 1892, the Home for Aged Couples has stood stately over Franklin Park near Egleston Square.
“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 —