2019 archBoston Award WINNERS

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Here are the winners of the 2019 archBoston Awards!

Best Completed Development
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WINNER: Hub on Causeway Phase 1 (50.1%)
1st Runner Up: Emerson College Little Building Renovation (18.2%)
2nd Runner Up: Pier 4 Condos & Quaker Lane [TIE] (10.9%)


Worst Completed Development
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WINNER: VOX on Two (53.8%)
1st Runner Up: Essex Landing - Saugus (28.8%)

2nd Runner Up: Encore Boston Harbor (17.3%)


Best Development Proposal
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WINNER: Back Bay Parcel 12 (27.3%)
1st Runner Up: One Kenmore Sq (25.5%)
2nd Runner Up: One Congress St (23.6%)


Worst Development Proposal
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WINNER: 334-364 Boylston St (48.1%)
1st Runner Up: 729 Morrissey Blvd (42.6%)
2nd Runner Up: Kenmore Sq North (9.3%)


Best Completed Infrastructure
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WINNER: Appleton Pedestrian Bridge (27.3%)
1st Runner Up: Pier 4 Haborwalk (23.6%)
2nd Runner Up: Key Corridor Bus Lanes (21.8%)


Worst Completed Infrastructure
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WINNER: Wellington Circle Lane Changes & South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center [TIE] (34.6%)
1st Runner Up: Bowker Overpass Patch Up (23.1%)
2nd Runner Up: Wollaston Station Renovation (7.7%)


Best Infrastructure Proposal
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WINNER: Regional Urban Rail (29.6%)
1st Runner Up: Red-Blue Connector (24.6%)
2nd Runner Up: North-South Rail Link (18.5%)


Worst Infrastructure Proposal
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WINNER: Seaport Gondola (34%)
1st Runner Up: MassPike/Allston Street Plans & Soldiers Field Road Overpass [TIE] (17%)
2nd Runner Up: BCEC Expansion (11.3%)


Worst Empty Parcel
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WINNER: Ex-Tremont Crossing (30.9%)
1st Runner Up: Parcel 15 Back Bay Air Rights (25.5%)
2nd Runner Up: Lindemann Parking Lot (12.7%)


Best archBoston Member Photo
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WINNER: By @Subdivisions (31.5%)
1st Runner Up: by @KentXie & @mssrro [TIE] (16.7%)
2nd Runner Up: by @BeeLine & @DowntownDave [TIE] (11.1%)


archBoston Hall of Fame

Normally we induct three nominees into the Hall of Fame, but since we had a first place winner and four-way tie for second, we will be admitting all five.

Congratulations to the following Hall of Fame inductees:

  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum [First Place - 14 Votes]
  • Prudential Tower [13 votes]
  • Longfellow Bridge [13 votes]
  • Massachusetts State House [13 votes]
  • Zakim Bridge [13 votes]

archBoston Hall of Shame

Sorry not sorry to the following Hall of Shame inductees:
  • Post Office Distribution Center [First Place - 28 Votes]
  • 862 Beacon St [2nd Place - 22 Votes]
  • MBTA Silver Line [3rd Place - 14 Votes]

Voting closed on the night of the 30th. We had 54 responses recorded.
 

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I don't hate the seaport gondola as much as other form members. It would be unique, that's for sure.
 

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