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protecting places. promoting vibrancy. preserving character.

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.

NEWS & EVENTS

Event: Upham's Corner Heart Bombing
Talk Historic To Me. This Valentine’s Day, show…
John Merrill Norton: 1934 - 2023
John Merril Norton, a long-time friend, neighbor,…

What we’ve done

project star
2010 award winner
The Ames Building
Downtown/Financial District
Revival Styles
Boston Landmark, National Historic Landmark
Completed

Built in 1890, the Ames Building was designed by Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge and stood as…

project star
2012 award winner
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Renovation and Expansion
Fenway/Kenmore
Revival Styles, New Construction
Completed

Isabella Stewart Gardner was an American philanthropist and patron of the arts. In 1903, Mrs.

Thank you to all our corporate members, including: