Is the New Municipal Building in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood a “Taj Mahal”

Is the new municipal building in boston’s roxbury neighborhood a “taj mahal”

Thoughtful historic preservation? Check. Smart design process? Check. These are just a few of the praises Boston Globe architecture critic Robert Campell heaps on the new Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood.

The facility incorporates elements of the grounds’ former life as the Ferdinand’s building, built in 1901 and once home to the largest furniture retailer in New England. The new building will house about 150,000 square feet of administrative offices — including for Boston Public Schools, which was recently facing preservation concerns elsewhere in the neighborhood — and ground-floor retail.

The natural light and open interior design isn’t the only element of the Dudley Square municipal building being admired. In what could serve as a foundation for future Boston redevelopment, the city created a Dudley Vision Advisory Task Force of public officials and community leaders who set specific goals for the purpose and impact of the building. ….

Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today.
Aline Chahine
Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today. Highlights Aline founded Architecture Lab in 2008 Lead editor of dan | dailyarchnews since 2019 Founded and Creative Director of DesignRaid Licensed architect with creative sales and marketing experience Experience As full-fledged architect, Aline's background involved a great deal of research that lead to the creation of Architecture Lab as an online database of exemplary design. Her experience snowballed into founding two architecture platforms, Architecture Lab and DesignRaid. Education Aline received USEK’s Master of Architecture in 2004 and BA in English from the University of Toronto
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