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.
Government Services Center
It is important to provide some context for this unique complex of buildings.
Media reports in September 2019 suggested that the iconic Doyle’s Cafe in Jamaica Plain would soon be closing.
Northern Avenue Bridge
National Register Listed
Under Review By City
The Northern Avenue Bridge was constructed in 1908 spanning the active Fort Point Channel, then a major industrial transportation route.
Boston City Hall and Plaza
Boston City Hall, a building a shrinking number of Bostonians love to hate, is one of the most significant examples of Brutalist (Heroic) architecture in the world.
Mattapan Heights, Phase III,…
Planned and built by owners Trinity Financial, Inc., architectural firm Bergmeyer Associates,…
Fort Hill Tower in Highland…
National Register Listed, National Register Historic District
The iconic Fort Hill Tower overlooks Roxbury from the top of historic Highland Park, 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 —