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.


Bathed in Beauty

Tucked away deep inside this Beacon Hill townhouse condo is the city’s sweetest en suite.


Closer to Ewe

You’ve heard of farm to table? Introducing farm to sweater, for when you’re ready to meet the animal you’re wearing.

Home & Property

Seeing Red

A developer dreams up an energy-smart house for his family.

Home & Property

Photos of Kevin Bright’s Fantastic W Penthouse

See exclusive photos of the space created by Meichi Peng Design Studio.

Arts & Entertainment

Life Among Friends

Emmy-winning TV executive Kevin Bright (Friends, anyone?) shares his view from the top of the Hub.

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American Pastoral

This Concord hideaway holds the key to transcendental reflection—at a price.

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A Colorful Past

Coincidences abound when a designer begins renovating her stately Brookline manse.

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Home Economics: Yes You Can

Learn how to make apple-cranberry preserves.

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Get the Look

These contemporary pieces capture the ’60s spirit, but are decidedly styled for the here and now.

Home & Property

Sixties Redux

Fifty years ago, the world was introduced to the Beatles, the Touch-Tone phone, and ZIP codes. Closer to home, architecture and home décor went modern—an approach that continues to enchant us five decades later.

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Let It Be

A family keeps tradition alive in a rambling North Shore summer home.

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Coming Up Roses

Master the art of flower arranging with these step-by-step instructions.


The Authority

It’s time for the Boston Redevelopment Authority to go.

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In with the Old

On the market: a quirky multilevel home in the Charles Street Meeting House.

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Living Large

Rachel Slade’s off-kilter take on hub dwellings.