The Boston area is undoubtedly best-known architecturally for its federal-style buildings from the late 18th and early 19th centuries (think the Massachusetts State House or any number of townhouses in Back Bay and Beacon Hill).
But the region has more than a fair smattering of modern architectural gems from the late 20th century. These 15 buildings are the best of the best modern architecture in Boston and Cambridge.
The forces behind their design read like a who's who of architects from the past 75 years: Walter Gropius, Le Corbusier, Josep Sert, I.M. Pei, Frank Gehry, and more.
If you think we've left out any particularly striking examples, let us know in the comments section below.Read More