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The New Architectural Lighting at City Hall, By the Numbers

Pretty soon, you’ll be looking at City Hall in a new light. This week, Mayor Marty Walsh announced a plan for an architectural lighting installation […]

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Photos: A History of the Northern Ave. Bridge

The rusty, sad structure that links downtown to the Seaport is set to be removed in March. But the Northern Ave Bridge wasn’t always such […]

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380 Stuart Street Is More Than What We Bargained For

The design of 380 Stuart Street is a lot more than we bargained for.

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New Book ‘Heroic’ Reexamines Boston’s Concrete Architecture

A new book reexamines the city’s concrete behemoths.

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Why Some Boston Brownstones Have Purple Windows

Taking a stroll through the grand old city of Boston involves a lot of architectural marveling, and maybe some jaywalking. For those who do more […]

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Urban Oasis

Mette Aamodt and Jack Shea discuss the design and construction of a new Cambridge terrace with West Coast stylings.

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Really? You Want Citywide Planning?

Every 50 years seems like a rare enough occurrence to warrant a 24-hour celebration. And sure enough, to honor the launch of Boston’s first comprehensive […]

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15 Ways to Celebrate Preservation Month in Boston

The entire month of May is dedicated to historic preservation, and in Boston, we have a lot to celebrate. National Historic Preservation month sets out […]

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Corporate Competent Residences Approved on the Greenway

Let’s talk about architecture for a minute—specifically, the new apartment building approved by the BRA to go up on the Greenway at 110 Broad Street. […]

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Why Is Boston So Ugly?

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

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Patrick Ahearn and the Subtleties of New England Style

  Services: Residential and commercial architectural services, master planning, new construction, historic renovation, restoration, additions, interior design. Contact: 160 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, 617-266-1710; 17 Winter […]

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Out of the Woods

Architect Colin Flavin talks about the inspiration for his ultra-modern greenhouse design.

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New Stamp Honors the First African-American MIT Graduate

Robert Robinson Taylor, who is the first African American graduate of MIT and believed to be the nation’s first academically trained black architect, was inducted […]

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Why New Boston Looks Like an Office Park

As Mayor Walsh wraps up his first year in office, one way he’d like us to evaluate his tenure thus far is through his cleanup […]

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History Lesson

An old, cramped South End condo gets a 21st-century makeover.