Rachel Slade

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.

Life & Style

Gray Matters

Saying goodbye to dye was the best breakup of my life.


Can More Development Stitch Boston Together?

The Mass. Pike split the city apart. Now, one developer is taking the high road to stitch it back up.


Standout Venues in Midcoast Maine

Because who doesn’t want to throw a wedding on the rocks?

Home & Property

Spaces: Mini Oasis

A tiny urban backyard gets a major upgrade.

Home & Property

Weekender: Copenhagen

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

Home & Property

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.

Home & Property

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.

Home & Property

Three Pitch-Perfect Home Additions

Three traditional houses accommodate bold, new moves.

Home & Property

Home Additions: Steel the Show

This contemporary dream home has an addition clad in copper.

Home & Property

Home Additions: Arty in the Back

An architect overhauls the back of the house.

Home & Property

Home Additions: Fix Master

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

Home & Property

Michelle Wu Has Big (Progressive) Ideas for the City

The City Council president talks bicycling and more.

Home & Property

Spaces: Nicely Balanced

A North Shore master bath gets some symmetry.


A City Without Children

Who needs those pesky strollers on the T? Turns out, we all do.