The panelists addressed important issues facing historic preservation today, including the impact of climate change on historic properties, the role and influence of new technologies, and the importance of preservation amidst Boston’s current development boom.
Rivero is the executive director of the Museum of African American History in Boston and Nantucket, and chair of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Carl R. Nold is president and chief executive officer of Historic New England, the oldest and largest regional preservation organization in the United States. Greg Galer is executive director of the Boston Preservation Alliance.
Beacon Hill Civic Association committees and special events comprise volunteers working together from all over the neighborhood to assure a good quality of life here. All residents are welcome to jump aboard.
Wednesday, June 7: Cambridge Street Quality of Life Committee Meeting. 6:30 p.m., 74 Joy Street.
Zoning & Licensing Committee Meeting. 7:30 p.m.,
74 Joy Street.
Thursday, June 22: A Summer Evening. Harrison Gray Otis House.
Wednesday, July 19: Evening on the Esplanade. Opening Night of the Boston Landmarks Orchestra Summer Concert Series.
Sunday, September 24: Fall Hillfest, annual neighborhood block party.
Visit the Beacon Hill Civic Association website bhcivic.org and/or call the office (617-227-1922) for more information on how to get involved.