Schools

North Bennet Street School Open House Highlights Programs and Opportunities

The NBSS (North Bennet Street School) held a two-day open house in November offering visitors an opportunity to learn about its history, programs, and community. Founded in 1881 as the North Bennet Street Industrial School, the school provided newly-arrived immigrants the ability to more easily adjust to their new home by learning useful skills necessary Read More…

Photos & Videos Schools

Historic Neighborhood Photo: North Bennet Street School

Take a look at this photo of the North Bennet Street School back in 1892! The school was originally known as the North End Industrial Home and first opened as a settlement house for immigrants. Since the schools founding, it has been known for its vocational training for students. Although the type of classes offered at the Read More…

Featured Government

Community Use, Possibly NEMPAC, Favored for Vacant Tileston Street Buildings

Boston City Council’s Committee on Planning, Development and Transportation held a hearing Monday morning over several surplus parcels and transferring the custody, control and management of them over to the Property Facilities Commission including 48 and 50 Tileston Street. Tileston Street was acquired by the city as part of the 2012 North Bennet Street School / Read More…

Announcements Schools

North Bennet Street School Graduation Parade Friday, June 1

North Bennet Street School’s Class of 2018 will be parade through the North End to their graduation at the Old North Church at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 1. The group will leave from the School at 150 North Street and travel along Richmond Street, up Salem Street and file into the Old North Church. Read More…

Arts & Culture Schools

North Bennet Street School Annual Celebration of Craft

The North Bennet Street School (NBSS) Annual Celebration of Craft will be on display for nearly two months, taking place at two venues: Two International Place in the Financial District from May 7 – 23, and then at the Windgate Gallery in the North End from June 4 – 30. As part of this celebration, Read More…

Featured Real Estate

Community Voices Strong Support for NEMPAC Bid at 128 North St., Tunnel Administration Building

North End residents packed into the Nazzaro Community Center on Wednesday night for a meeting hosted by MassDOT to discuss the current Invitation to Bid on property at 128 North Street – the historic Tunnel Administration Building. The significant turnout for this meeting was no coincidence; in fact, the majority of attendees came out to Read More…

Community Photos & Videos Schools

North Bennet Street School Holds Open House November 17 & 18

Over the weekend, North Bennet Street School opened its doors to the public as a part of their annual two-day open house event; a behind-the-scenes look at one of America’s oldest schools of craftsmanship. The school staff noted, “Getting to know everyone and share what we do was a great experience for students, faculty, and Read More…

Arts & Culture Schools

North Bennet Street School Infuses Museum Collection with Contemporary Aesthetics

“Conversations in Craft”, a collaborative exhibition between Fruitlands Museum (operated by the Trustees of Reservations), and the acclaimed North Bennet Street School (NBSS), will open on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Fruitlands Museum in Harvard. Organized by the Trustees, this exhibition will feature newly created, original pieces of wooden furniture made by master craftspeople from NBSS, alongside historic pieces of furniture hand-selected Read More…

Event Notices Schools

Master Preservation Carpenter Returns to North Bennet Street School on July 18

BRENT HULL OF HISTORY CHANNEL’S LONE STAR RESTORATION TO PRESENT UNIQUE ARCHITECTURAL PROJECTS AT NORTH BENNET STREET SCHOOL Historic craft and trade school welcomes back master preservation carpenter and graduate of the Class of ’93 Texas-based restoration expert Brent Hull of the History Channel’s Lone Star Restoration will share his passion for craft at North Bennet Read More…