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Boston

by piero scaruffi
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Landmarks

  • Trinity Church (1872)
  • Faneuil Hall (1805)
  • Stanley Saitowitz's Holocaust Memorial (1995) on Congress St between Hanover and North
  • Old State House (1713)
  • Old North Church (1723)
  • Copp's Hill Burying Ground
  • Custom tower
  • Arched glass building (33 Arch)
  • Old South Meeting House on Washington
  • Common (with + Hank Willis Thomas' "The Embrace", Augustus Saint-Gaudens' “Shaw Memorial” across from the State House)
  • Tremont Temple (88 Tremont St)
  • Park Street Church (1809)
  • King's Chapel (1749)
  • Machinery Building (160 Federal St)
  • Transportation Terminal (South Station)
  • New England Telephone & Telegraph (6 Bowdoin Sq)
  • Old City Hall (45 School Street)
  • Beacon Hill, eg Scarlett O’Hara House (3 Rollins Place & Revere Street)
  • Public Garden with Nancy Schon's “Make Way for Ducklings”
  • 75 State St
  • State St Bank Building (225 Franklin Street)
  • 125 High St
  • International Place (Philip Johnson, 100 Oliver St, round building)
  • Bank of America (Federal and Franklin)
  • Theater District (511-559 Washington St)
  • Newbury Street
  • Christian Science Plaza (Huntington Avenue south of Newbury St) with Araldo Cossutta's "Reflecting Pool" (1972)
  • Museum of Fine Arts
Cambridge:
  • Harvard Square
  • Harvard University
    • Education School neear Radcliffe College
    • Austin Hall
    • Memorial Hall
    • Sanders Hall
    • Widemer Library
    • Matthews Hall
    • Mass Hall
    • Le Corbusier: Carpenter Center
  • MIT: Stata Center (by Frank Gehry)
  • MIT: Pei's Wiesner Building at Media Lab (1985), 75 Amherst St
  • MIT: Saarinen's Chapel
  • MIT: Auditorium
  • MIT: Louise Nevelson's sculpture "Transparent Horizon" (1975) at Landau Building (Building 66)
  • MIT: Jaume Plensa's "Alchemist" (2010) at Stratton Student Center
  • MIT: Alexander Calder's "The Big Sail" (1965) at McDermott Court
  • Graffiti Wall at Modica Way (567 Massachusetts Ave, Central Square subway)
  • Cambridge churches
  • Cambridge: John Vassall's house (105 Brattle Street)
Boston vicinity:
  • South End: Lilli Ann Killen Rosenberg's “Betances Mural” (1979) at Villa Victoria (Aguadilla Street & Tremont St)
  • Topsfield: Parson Joseph Capen House (1683)
  • Salem: Gardner-Pingree House (1805)
  • Salem: Pierce-Nichols House (1782)
  • Wenham: John Whipple House (1640)
  • Quincy: Crane Memorial Library (1883)
  • Hingham: Old Ship Meeting House (1681)
  • Dedham: Jonathan Fairbanks House (1636)
  • Lincoln: Walter Gropius House (1938)
  • East Boston (150 Orient Ave): Arrigo Minerbi's “Madonna Queen of the Universe Shrine” (1954)
  • Somerville: David Fichter's “Mystic River Mural” (along Mystic Avenue/ Route 38 at Shore Drive)
  • Dorchester: Luc Hoa Buddhist Center with sculpture garden (7 Greenwood Park, Fields Corner subway)
  • Jamaica Plain: Center Street murals (eg “Tenango” at 2 Harris Ave)
  • Roxbury: Murals at Tobin School (40 Smith St)
  • Clinton: Museum of Russian Icons


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