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Sasaki Is Redesigning City Hall Plaza for the Masses

They say you can’t fight City Hall—but, with the right team in place, you can certainly redesign it. That’s the task at hand for Sasaki, […]

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Look Inside These 7 High-End Home Projects

Want to take a peek inside some of the area’s most gorgeous properties? Below, North Shore-based Lemanski Construction shares how the team managed to create such […]

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Where to See I.M. Pei’s Buildings around Boston

Design fans all over the world are mourning the passing of prolific architect I.M. Pei at 102 years old. Though his most widely-known project may be […]

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The Faces of Women in Design

Boston is brimming with designers, architects, and creative professionals who are making the city a hub for design excellence. Below, meet some of the women […]

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Tour Eight Historical Massachusetts Sites for Free This May

Seeing the way someone else lives is part of the vicarious fun of attending an open house. Even better? If those homes are some of […]

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An Early Look into Winthrop Center’s Eco-Friendly and Tech-Savvy Interior

Beyond the new shadows the tower will cast on the Common, Winthrop Center is planning to set some other new precedents in Boston. The $1.35 […]

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Five Places to See Purple Windows in Boston

Ever wonder why some of Boston’s brownstones and brick rowhouses flaunt purple windows? Back in the 1800s, when the glass was shipped over from France, it arrived […]

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Why Boston’s Brutalism Is Back in a Big Way

As gray as a cold, rainy Boston day, City Hall stands imposingly on Government Center’s brick-lined plaza amid a bevy of skyscrapers, practically begging you […]

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A New Exhibit at the Harvard Art Museums Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Bauhaus

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, a wildly influential school of art, architecture, and design. Founded in Weimar, Germany, in 1919 by architect […]

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Celebrate City Hall’s 50th Anniversary with This Limited Edition Bronze Lapel Pin

Fifty years ago on Sunday, Boston City Hall, the Brutalist masterpiece people love to hate, officially opened to the public. The week of February 10, […]

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This Company Wants to Help You See Boston in a New Light

Last year around this time, One Financial Center looked like many of its neighboring skyscrapers at nightfall: fairly unremarkable. But now, take a stroll in […]

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You Can Tour Four Trustees Properties for Free on Columbus Day

You could spend a crisp fall afternoon admiring rolling hills from a Stuart-style mansion on Monday. Or you could glean inspiration from poems Nathaniel Hawthorne […]

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An Exclusive First Look at this Elkus Manfredi-Designed Law Office

When one of the city’s high-power law firms, Mintz Levin, sought to redesign its offices at One Financial Center, naturally, they looked to none other […]

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Seven House Museums to Visit Within City Limits

Otis House This grand Federal-style mansion was designed by renowned architect Charles Bulfinch. Built as the first of three homes for former mayor Harrison Gray […]

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Five Activities for Boston Architecture Buffs

1. Boston Architecture Cruises Did you know the Longfellow Bridge was named after Henry Wadsworth Longfellow because he often crossed it to court his future […]