Login in with Facebook         Create Account

    LECTURES

    Civic Space: The Highly Contested Boston City Hall

    Presented by at Old South Meeting House

    February 10, 2011


    Bookmark


    Civic Space: The Highly Contested Boston City Hall

    In 1976, a poll of historians and architects voted Boston’s City Hall the sixth greatest building in American history, declaring it a dignified, modern and accessible monument to municipal life. Thirty years later, an online poll declared the same building the ugliest building in the world. Join Gary Wolf, President of Gary Wolf Architects, for a critical examination of this controversial monumental structure and hear why he is fighting...

    In 1976, a poll of historians and architects voted Boston’s City Hall the sixth greatest building in American history, declaring it a dignified, modern and accessible monument to municipal life. Thirty years later, an online poll declared the same building the ugliest building in the world. Join Gary Wolf, President of Gary Wolf Architects, for a critical examination of this controversial monumental structure and hear why he is fighting to save City Hall.


    Old South Meeting House

    310 Washington Street
    Boston, MA 02108

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    $6; Free for OSMH Members


    General Day and Time Info:

    12:15 pm



    Accessibility Information:


    Official Website

    Facebook Comments

    Member Reviews

    There are currently no reviews/comments for this event. Be the first to add a review/comment , and let folks know what you think!

      • Massachusetts Vacation


         

      © 2014 - ArtsBoston - All Rights Reserved.

      Contact Us | Privacy Policy/Terms of Service | Site Feedback