'Tis no secret that Boston is changing in profound ways due to new development, whether that development be tall (for Boston anyway) residential towers or a mess of new hotels. Yet there are physical constants amid the streetscape and skyline—lots of them, in fact, for Boston is America's oldest major city. Among those constants are 10 we think capture the city better than any others, especially for outsiders. These range from relatively modest colonial-era creations to late-20th-century exclamation points craning for the clouds. Agree with these? Disagree? Let us know in the comments section.
· Our Updated Map of the Many New Hotels Going Up in Boston [Curbed Boston]
· The Biggest Greater Boston Apartment Openings in 2015 [Curbed Boston]
· Our Curbed Maps archive [Curbed Boston]