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.
240A Newbury Street
Boston Landmark District
240A Newbury Street was originally built in 1880 as two residential brownstones at 39 and 41 Fairfield Street. The two homes were combined in the 1960s with an insensitive infill project.…
Government Services Center
It is important to provide some context for this unique complex of buildings.
2101 Washington Street
Since its construction, this commercial building has played a central role in the culture of Dudley Square. It was built in stages starting in the 1880s. Madison Park Development…
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.
Granary Burying Ground
Established in 1660 in the heart of downtown Boston, Granary Burying Ground is famous for its…
“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 —