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.
Boston City Hall and Plaza
Boston City Hall, a building many Bostonians love to hate, is one of the most significant examples of Brutalist (Heroic) architecture in the world.
Media reports in September 2019 suggested that the iconic Doyle’s Cafe in Jamaica Plain would soon be closing.
Fowler Clark Epstein Farm
Built in 1786, the Fowler Clark Epstein Farm is a rare example of an intact urban farmstead. Historic Boston Inc preserved the original fabric of the home while continuing the legacy of an…
Walter Baker Lofts
National Register Historic District
The Walter Baker Chocolate Factory Administration Building in Dorchester’s Lower Mills…
“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 —