#boston Stories

BAR
In Boston, a Cocktail Lounge Channels the Harvard Club

Studio Paolo Ferrari hearkens back to the early 20th century for The Long Bar, a suave lounge and...

ART
A Monument to Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King Divides Critics

Hank Willis Thomas and MASS Design Group’s tribute is drawing mixed reviews—including...

Travel
Hacin + Associates is Putting its Stamp on Boston’s Going-Out Scene

A strong sense of place pervades the design firm's constellation of Beantown restaurants and bars....

ARCHITECTURE
The Rising Threat Against Brutalist Buildings

A classic Brutalist building by Paul Rudolph is under threat of demolition in Boston, becoming the...

Need To Know
Building Boston: Architect David Hacin Cultivates Livability and Local Character in His Hometown

With a deep appreciation for Boston and its history, the Hacin + Associates founding principal and...

Partnership
America’s Industrial Past Offers a Vision of Its Post-Mall Future

A clutch of locations across the country in post-industrial locations across have been transformed...

Art
Artist Nick Cave Spreads a Little Joy in Boston

A collaboration between the contemporary artist and Now + There brings ornaments, a parade, and...

architecture
Large and In Charge

Richard Friedman goes big with a tasteful new building in Boston's Back Bay.

Architecture
A History of Concrete and Brutalism in Boston

Exposed concrete became the skin and bones of the city's civic architecture in the early 1960s.

architecture
The Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building Breathes Life Back Into the Streetscape of Boston’s Dudley Square

Sited at the center of Boston's Roxbury neighborhood, Dudley Square was a central transportation...