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

Bad Karma

When Karmaloop filed for bankruptcy, everyone wanted to know: How did it all go wrong?

The Science of Food

A closer look at Café ArtScience, where high-tech gadgetry and French cooking share the limelight.

Deciding the Same-Sex Marriage Question

A recap of day one of Obergefell v. Hodges.

Corporate Competent Residences Approved in the Greenway

At 110 Broad Street, the city's race toward Anytown USA continues.

Prep the Next Generation to Untangle Our Mess

A short profile of Gloria Larson.

We Built This City

A few major buildings under construction, and the men behind them.

Why Is Boston So Ugly?

How we built the most mediocre architecture in history, and how we’re going to fix it.

Made to Order

A closer look at the interior design of Bondir Concord, where exposed brick, folk art, and plenty of Americana complement the intensely local fare.

You Gotta Lay It Down to Pick It Up

With his new restaurant, Strip, bon vivant Nick Varano is taking his fabulous show straight into the heart of Boston.

Eulogy for Louis Boston

The demise of Louis heralds a new era of Boston blandification and the triumph of the ho-hum.