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.
John Adams Courthouse
Boston Landmark, National Historic Landmark
The restoration of John Adams Courthouse reinstates a historic courthouse, which is listed on…
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 —