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 Huntington Theatre was built in 1925 as America’s first nonprofit playhouse.
The Edward A. Hatch Memorial Shell Dome Rehabilita…
Under Review By City
Hotel Buckminster represents the development of Kenmore Square at the turn of the 20th century, and today remains the oldest historic building at the western end of the square.
Temple Israel Levi Auditorium
National Register Historic District
Located at the intersection of The Riverway and Longwood Avenue, Temple Israel sits at the…
Fort Hill Tower in Highland Park
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 —