Hall of Shame Nominees

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briv

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Members are encouraged to nominate an existing building, park or piece of infrastructure in the Boston area that they believe diminishes the built environment. These possess attributes that should not be replicated and should serve as a model for what not to do in future projects.

There will be three new inductees.

Previous inductees:

2010
Bowker Overpass (Charlesgate)
South Bay Interchange
Harbor Garage

2009
Boston City Hall Plaza
Midtown Motel
Tremont on the Common

2008
Tip O'Neill Building
Congress Street Garage
Methunion Manor
 

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Mass Eye and Ear

Melnea Cass Blvd (it's about time this one gets on there)

The entire West End

Rutherford Avenue

Mass Pike ramp-spaghetti in the Seaport

Silver Line as a whole
 

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Hey, can you please add those two white elephant stumps on the corner of mass ave and Huntington? What are they called?
 

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The Pru (tower as distinguished from the complex)

City Hall the bunker and the Government Center bunker

The Paul Rudolph Human disService Monstrosity

order is irrelevant
 

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The Pru (tower as distinguished from the complex)
"the box the Hancock came in" but I disagree with you completely. You don't get that kind of facade detailing anymore. If the tower didn't have a public observation deck and restaurant then I'd say it's hall of shame-worthy.
 

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The BU "campus"
Entire West End neighborhood (or lack thereof)
Harbor Point
South Bay Shopping Center
Boston City Hall (the physical building)
Hard Rock Garage @Quincy Market
 

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The entire block bounded by Staniford, New Chardon, Merrimack, and Cambridge streets.
 

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Copley Place
One Exeter Plaza (Darth Vader Bldg.)
Storrow Drive
1-2-3 Center Plaza
South Bay Center
BUMC Ambulatory Bldg.
Lafayette Corporate Center Complex
 
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