Boston City Hall: Drawings by Kallmann McKinnell and Knowles

Open daily 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Weekends and Holidays until 5:00 PM. Mon, Oct 7 - Fri, Nov 15, 2013

Venue: BSA Space

290 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210


Maria Salvatierra


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Selected from the collections of Historic New England and curated by Gary Wolf AIA, this exhibition will offer a rare opportunity to explore the genesis of Boston City Hall from initial concept through design development, and the challenges that architects Kallmann, McKinnell & Knowles faced with their winning solution. Dating from 1962, the more than 40 original architectural plans and drawings contained in the exhibition will celebrate one of the best-known examples of the New Brutalism in American architecture. The special significance and inventiveness of the building will also be highlighted in a series of sketches, design studies, photographs, and a model.

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