The Internet can be a great resource for those looking for more information about historic preservation, whether researching their historic house, seeking assistance with a neighborhood initiative, or looking to get involved in state or nationwide programs. The following links represent some of the most established assistance programs and advocacy groups. Remember that your local historic commission can be an invaluable resource and a gateway to the rest of the preservation community.
  Boston Landmarks Commission
  "The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) functions in conjunction with the local Historic District Commissions as the City's stewards of Boston's historic buildings, places, and neighborhoods."
  Boston Main Streets
  "Boston Main Streets provides funding and technical assistance to 21 neighborhood-based Main Streets districts throughout the City of Boston. The Boston Main Streets program focuses its effort on providing merchants and community residents with the tools for their historic commercial districts to compete in today's market."
  Boston Preservation Alliance
  "The BPA believes that Boston�s distinct architectural heritage is a national treasure which contributes greatly to the economy of the city and the quality of life for its residents and visitors. With more than 50 organizations and hundreds of individuals as members, the Alliance provides a respected voice for preservation in the city of Boston."
  Historic Boston, Inc.
  "Historic Boston Incorporated (HBI) is a private, non-profit organization that puts people and resources together to preserve endangered historic sites in the city of Boston. It gives priority to projects which will leverage additional public and private commitments, embody thoughtful restoration standards, catalyze neighborhood renewal, and protect significant cultural resources."
  The Bostonian Society
  "Founded in 1881 to save the Old State House from being moved to Chicago, The Bostonian Society is the historical society for the city of Boston. Through library and museum collections which date from the 1630s to the 21st century, through exhibitions on the American Revolution and Boston's neighborhoods, and through programs for adults and children, the Society brings Boston history to life."
Massachusetts and New England
Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits
Historic Homes
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