Tag Archives: Boston City Hall

“How Boston Fixes a Pothole”

Politico has a series called What Works and its latest installment is Boston: There’s an App for That, by Ben Schreckinger. “Civic hacking” and the transformation of local government. Boston’s City Hall is a 500,000-square-foot concrete monstrosity. Built in 1968, … Continue reading

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WSJ Sends Off Ada Louise Huxtable In Style

The great Ada Louise Huxtable, who pretty much invented architecture criticism in her writing for the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, has died at the age of 91. Wednesday’s Journal features an impressive tribute to Huxtable: Her Critical Judgments Were … Continue reading

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Herald Serves Up Menino Leftovers

Yesterday’s Boston Globe featured the main course:  A front-page piece on the hospital room where Boston Mayor Tom Menino’s been holed up for a month with a Whitman’s Sampler of symptoms from blood clots to spinal cracks. Hospital room is now Mayor … Continue reading

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Free The City Hall One!

From our Late to the Party desk: The umpteenth Boston Globe piece (in Sunday’s edition) on Boston City Hall as the ugliest building in town, at least according to local residents. Maybe . . . But wait! Don’t answer yet! … Continue reading

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