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.
The Huntington Theatre was built in 1925 as America’s first nonprofit playhouse.
The Edward A. Hatch Memorial Shell Dome Rehabilita…
NEWS & EVENTS
What we’ve done
Cathedral of the Holy Cross
Boston Landmark District
The Cathedral of the Holy Cross (1875) stands like a monument to the history of the Catholic…
Temple Israel Levi Auditorium
National Register Historic District
Located at the intersection of The Riverway and Longwood Avenue, Temple Israel sits at 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 —