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.
Media reports in September 2019 suggested that the iconic Doyle's Cafe in Jamaica Plain would soon be closing.
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…
Government Services Center
It is important to provide some context for this unique complex of buildings.
85 West Newton Street (Villa V…
Boston Landmark District
Under Review By City
The German Gothic-style church at 85 West Newton Street in the South End was built in 1899 as All Saints' Lutheran Church.
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…
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