Tours of the Month

Bay Village; Public Domain October Tour of the Month Visit one of Boston's hidden neighborhoods, an area that has maintained its residential charm amidst the surrounding city.   This tour begins behind the Park Plaza Hotel, at Statler Park, overlooking the renaissance and classical revival buildings constructed on the site of the old Boston & Providence Railroad and... Read More
September Tour of the Month Discover East Boston’s rich history and dynamic present by exploring the neighborhood of Maverick Square, East Boston’s oldest commercial center.  Trace its roots back to Noddle’s Island and learn how the East Boston Company created a planned community that became today’s vibrant and diverse East Boston. This tour will... Read More
Charlestown Carver Gravestone June Tour of the Month Explore three of downtown Boston's burying grounds and learn about the customs surrounding death and dying in Puritan New England. Dig deeper into the religious views, practices, symbolism, and traditions of death in Boston. Beginning at King's Chapel Burying Ground, this tour will lift the veil of mystery surrounding... Read More
Globe Fountain at Kendall Square July Tour of the Month The Kendall Square area has exploded with new development and is one of the hottest commercial real estate markets in the country. A cater for innovation, it boasts offices for Google, Akamai, Biogen, Microsoft, Facebook, and more. This recent boom has been accompanied by the construction of new living spaces, restaurants,... Read More
Brookline Cottage Farm May Tour of the Month See two of Brookline's most delightful neighborhoods. Longwood and Cottage Farm provide a quiet, bucolic setting apart from its urban borders. This walking tour showcases a remarkable collection of romantic English country style cottages and picturesque churches. Founded by two families, the Sears and Lawrence families, as... Read More
South End Skyline, Tim Grafft/MOTT, Creative Commons License August Tour of the Month Is there a more hip and happening place in Boston than SoWa right now? This area of the South End (the bit that is SOuth of WAshington Street) is experiencing yet another reboot.  The neighborhood first came into being when the South Cove was filled in the 1830s.  Then the area saw a massive transformation in the 1950s... Read More