Best New Development of 2010

Best New Development of 2010 - Choose One

  • 1. MFA Art of the Americas Wing

    Votes: 15 16.9%
  • 2. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Yawkey Center for Cancer Care

    Votes: 15 16.9%
  • 3. Emerson College's Paramount Center

    Votes: 40 44.9%
  • 4. South End Residence, Clarendon & Lawrence

    Votes: 6 6.7%
  • 5. Suffolk University's Modern Theatre & Dorms

    Votes: 8 9.0%
  • 6. BMC Ambulatory Care Building

    Votes: 5 5.6%

  • Total voters
    89

briv

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Please choose one. Polls close 11:59pm on Feb. 28.

A list of all previous winners can be found here: http://www.archboston.org/awards/

In no particular order:


1. MFA Art of the Americas Wing | Thread




2. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Yawkey Center for Cancer Care | Thread




3. Emerson College's Paramount Center | Thread




4. South End Residence, Clarendon & Lawrence | Thread




5. Suffolk University's Modern Theatre & Dorms | Thread




6. BMC Ambulatory Care Building | Thread

 

BostonUrbEx

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DFCC is great, so went with that. I wish there was more to chose from so we could pick up to 3, I would no doubt pick DFCC plus the 2 theaters.
 

datadyne007

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The DFCC was my pick too. It's a beautiful building and a great contribution to this city in the modern era.
 

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Wow and I thought nothing happened this year haha. Good group of projects. The BMC building is surprisingly nice (love the mesh), but the Paramount Center renovation looks amazing and brings some well needed flair to DTX.
 

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Dana Farber. I walked by the MFA's new addition the other day, and it was pretty ugly.
 

Ron Newman

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I voted for Paramount, which probably won't surprise many people here.
 

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Should Paramount really be counted as a "new" development?

I never understood all the love for BMC, either. Just looks like a standard modernist box enclosed by an exoskeletal screen window.
 

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Paramount is a reconstruction and an addition, so I think it qualifies, as does Modern.
 

Ron Newman

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Much of the old Paramount theatre, and all of the old Modern, was demolished to make way for the new developments. The old Modern's facade was then re-erected in front of the new theatre.
 

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I don't get the love for BMC either. Maybe its a lack of any projects in the city or the area that surrounds it. On its own, weak.

I like that south end residence, but if you're a existing neighbor, aren't you like "That dudes a fuckin asshole"... Prob raises property values tho
 

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I thought Paramount Center would win but didn't think it would be the landslide it was--I thought the MFA would give it a much tougher fight. I was totally surprised at how well the DFCI did.
 

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