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The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts is a building located on Harvard’s campus in Cambridge. The building is notable because it is the only building in the United States to be designed by Le Corbusier. Corbusier is one of the fathers of modern…

Boston Latin School, although not an interesting location to visit, is an important part of Boston’s history. As an institution, it has been educating the students of this city for close to 400 years has had a significant impact on the lives of the…

The original Back Bay station was built in 1899 by the New Haven Railroad Company, but new societal implications demanded a more modern station to be built in 1987. The lead architect was Kallmann McKinnell & Wood; who were also designed Boston’s…

The New England Holocaust Memorial (NEHM) in Boston, MA was designed by architect Stanley Saitowitz and was dedicated in 1995. Located directly on the Freedom Trail across the street from Boston City Hall, it consists of six glass towers with…

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