Boston Brutalism

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Title

Boston Brutalism

Subject

Boston's brutalist architecture

Description

Boston's brutalist architecture and related materials.

Creator

Caroline Klibanoff

Source

Digital Commonwealth Massachusetts Collections Online, City of Boston Archives, Harvard Graduate School of Design and Loeb Design Library

Publisher

Caroline Klibanoff

Date

1940-1980

Format

Images and Text

Language

English

Collection Items

Downtown skyline and Charles River Basin, downtown Boston
Photograph of downtown skyline and Charles River Basin, downtown Boston.

Boston skyline - from Cambridge over Charles River
Boston skyline between 1935-1955 - from Cambridge over Charles River

Old City Hall
Old City Hall, Boston

Boston City Hall Plaza Design, Rejected Designs.
Architectural renderings of designs for a new City Hall in Boston, submitted for a design contest in 1961.

Boston City Hall in 1969
Boston City Hall in 1969, newly constructed

A competition to select an architect for the new city hall in the government center of the city of Boston
Describes climate, geology, transportation access, rehabilitation and development of the area; outlines prerequisites for design and space requirements; includes rules for design entries; a registration form; contains aerial views of downtown Boston;…

Statement describing the Kallmann, McKinnell and Knowles team of the Boston City Hall Competition
Typed statement describing Michael Kallmann, Noel Michael McKinnell, and Edward F. Knowles of Columbia University as a participating team in the Boston City Hall Competition to design a new city hall building in 1962. The statement contains…

Architectural model of Boston City Hall
A photograph showing the proposed architectural model and eventual winning design for Boston City Hall created by Michael Kallmann, Noel Michael McKinnell, and Edward F. Knowles of Columbia University, New York City. The photo is part of a series…

Architectural drawing of Boston City Hall
A photograph showing the winning design for Boston City Hall created by Michael Kallmann, Noel Michael McKinnell, and Edward F. Knowles of Columbia University, New York City. The photo is part of a series showing the eight finalists of the Boston…

Boston City Hall, One City Hall Square, Boston, Suffolk County, MA<br /><br />
Not only has Boston's New City Hall been hailed as an architectural triumph, but it has also come to symbolize the dramatic physical economic rebirth the city has experienced in the last two decades. New City Hall is the major focus of Government…
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