Rachel Slade

Rachel Slade

Editor of Boston Home Magazine

Rachel arrived at Boston magazine in 2007, fresh from a career in architecture, to helm its multi-award-winning design quarterly, Boston Home. Since then, she's become a vocal critic of the city's real estate policies and earned a CRMA award in civic journalism for her investigative piece on the Boston Redevelopment Authority in 2014.

Rachel Slade'S latest stories

Spaces: Mini Oasis

A tiny urban backyard gets a major upgrade.

Weekender: Copenhagen

Scandinavia’s greenest city is a culinary and design destination.

Living Modern: Above It All

A new home rests lightly on the land, thanks to its cleverly designed structure.

No Exit

Everything you thought you knew about traffic—and how to fix it—is wrong.

Meet Sarah Lawson, the New Owner of S+H Construction

On her path to success and what it's like to be the only woman in steel-toe boots.

Three Pitch-Perfect Home Additions

Three traditional houses accommodate bold, new moves.

Home Additions: Steel the Show

This contemporary dream home has an addition clad in copper.

Home Additions: Arty in the Back

An architect overhauls the back of the house.

Home Additions: Fix Master

A "Frankenstein" house gets a much-needed makeover.

Michelle Wu Has Big (Progressive) Ideas for the City

The City Council president talks bicycling and more.