If you need a distraction, here’s some choice writing from us about our glorious region.
The house that William Ralph Emerson designed at No. 110 includes six bedrooms and five bathrooms. And dig the fireplaces.
The region’s renowned architecture includes striking interiors that might inspire your own home design.
The selection includes soaring spires such as One Dalton and Millennium Tower, but also humbler structures such as the Government Center T station and Eastie’s library branch.
The insurance giant plans to sell its Back Bay property instead of realizing one of the more interesting designs in recent Boston architecture.
Here’s a seasonal rundown of the 26 essential places that everyone should seek out should they want to understand what makes the Boston area tick.
Construction on the 19-story, 305-foot building could start in the spring of 2020.
The complex in Columbia Point could’ve ended up a staid academic building. It did not.
The Tudor revival dating from 1915 houses the school’s alumni center. Work included buffing the exterior and expanding the in-house pub.
The Haven Street spread dates from the early 1830s, and is on sale for the first time in 30-plus years.
These stark depictions include one for a repurposing of the old Globe HQ to several describing a major expansion of TD Garden to another showing a BU building that will look like a stack of books.
The region is suddenly awash in non-boring design proposals, from Kendall Square to Charlestown to the Seaport District. Here are five to check out.
And that’s no coincidence: The 19-story tower will serve as the school’s data sciences hub.
Outside the house on 8 Greenough Avenue bears the clear hallmarks of its original construction. Inside is a different story.
The Boston Civic Design Commission has approved Handel Architects’ glassy design.
Federal and Greek revival styles play outsized roles in this handy map because they play outsized roles in Beacon Hill.
Will the newly proposed design for the Winthrop Square Garage tower move the 690-foot project forward?
Concerns over its scope—especially its height—and its design have held up the office-and-condo building, which developer Millennium Partners first broached in 2016.
The region is chock-a-block full of classic and iconic architecture, no doubt about it. But what about its newest buildings?
Plans call for a 10-story, 133-foot addition to the seven-story garage for 195 condos. An eighth-floor amenities level would include a pool.
Private developers in the Boston did not hire black architects for several decades, so much of the architecture in the city today designed by black people is generally of the institutional or infrastructural kind.
These photos show the finished product of about six months’ work in what is for now Boston’s tallest residential spire.
Henry Hobson Richardson, one of the 19th century’s leading architects, designed 74 Ober Road in the mid-1880s as a summer house. In 1982, PBS’ This Old House transformed the property into five condos.
The Los Angeles nonprofit has awarded a $120,000 grant designed to help preserve the building—which, depending on whom one asks, is either one of America’s most beautiful municipal hubs or one of the ugliest architectural marvels of its age.
The late architect designed the house at 20 Drumlin Road shortly before its 1949 construction. His clients owned it well into the 21st century. Its current owners—who are selling the property—acquired it in 2009, and set about modernizing the midcentury modern.
June 8 is the 150th anniversary of the birth of the famed architect, who designed more than 1,000 properties, hundreds of which came to fruition. Only one, though, went up in our fair commonwealth.