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Hill House
127 Mt Vernon St, Boston, MA 02108

Hill House is located in a former Beacon Hill fire house that now serves as the headquarters for this nonprofitMore community center. Founded in 1966, Hill House specializes in children's programs and physical education. Hill House offers programs in art, chess, karate, baseball, dance, music, soccer, basketball and gymnastics. Hill House also has gym space at the Beacon Hill Civic Association building at 74 Joy Street.

The converted fire house garage doubles as a gymnasium for local elementary schools and is home to a host of community programs, events, parties and meetings. The Hill House motto is "Your backyard in the city."

Check the Website for a calendar of events and full list of programs. Hill House accepts volunteers and donations. 

Prescott House
55 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108

The Prescott House, which was the home of the American historian William Hickling Prescott from 1845 to 1859, is nowMore a National Historic Landmark managed by the the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Furniture, porcelain and period clothing are on display in the elegant rooms of the house, and guided tours are available on a walk-in basis. The house also functions as a venue for catered events, such as weddings.

 

 

Cynthia Driscoll Interiors
70 Charles St, Boston, MA 02108
Cynthia Driscoll Interiors offers elegant home decor handpicked by the owner. Styles offered include classic furnitureMore and accessories, contemporary art, and one-of-a-kind antique pieces. The location of the shop is in the historic 70 Charles Street building, built in 1807 and home to the Charles Street Meeting House.
Beacon Hill Friends House
6 Chestnut St, Boston, MA 02108

The Beacon Hill Friends House is a Quaker meeting house and a nonprofit residential co-op. Two adjoining row homes onMore Chestnut Street house 21 tenants who pay rent in exchange for room and board. The rent money goes to support the Beacon Hill Friends House, which hosts a Quaker meeting service every Sunday from 10:30am - 11:30am.

The Friends House mission is to embody the principles of simplicity, integrity, community and faith. The property was handed over to the Quakers when the owner died in 1957. In addition to serving as a co-op and a meeting house, the Friends House hosts a Quaker Studies Program every fall and occasionally presents speakers. 

Residents of the co-op typically only stay for two years. Many are Quakers but the house invites anyone to apply for a spot and they encourage diversity among tenants. The rent is lower than the average rent on Beacon Hill and meals are included in the price. The Friends House has a charming library and parlor for resident use. 

The meeting space is simplistic but classically beautiful and looks out onto a lovely garden. Typically, between 30 and 40 people attend meeting services.

Nichols House Museum
55 Mt Vernon St, Boston, MA 02108
This small historical home, which has been in existence on Beacon Hill for more than 200 years, allows visitors to viewMore how a traditional Brahmin family lived in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Judge Skelton Smith
16 Joy St, Boston, MA 02114
Judge Skelton Smith is an architectural firm with an office in Beacon Hill. The firm's architectural experience extendsMore to landscaping design, country homes, town houses and interior design. Its services include new construction projects and additions to existing structures. 
MaidPro Boston
180 Canal St, Boston, MA 02114
MaidPro is a home cleaning business servicing Boston and surrounding areas. The service cleans all rooms of theMore house but specializes in cleaning bathrooms, floors and kitchens and dusting. Call for a free estimate.
Geek Choice
35 Myrtle St, Boston, MA 02114
This Beacon Hill business functions as both a service center and the corporate headquarters of this nationalMore company that was founded locally in 1996. They offer computer sales and repair, web design, search engine optimization and home theater installation. While walk-ins and drop-offs are welcome, the majority of their business is done through house calls or remote service via the Web.
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