Boston Arts Academy | 174 Ipswich Street | Fenway

guitarguynboston

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Love this building but part of me wishes they moved the school to another site near by and this lot was used as a continuation of theatres and clubs from Landsdowne to create a little entertainment district in the Fenway. Possibly relocating Machine/Ramrod and the Baseball Tavern to the base of a new building with a hotel on top.

Again love this new building for the school. Just a food for thought.
 

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Love this building but part of me wishes they moved the school to another site near by and this lot was used as a continuation of theatres and clubs from Landsdowne to create a little entertainment district in the Fenway. Possibly relocating Machine/Ramrod and the Baseball Tavern to the base of a new building with a hotel on top.

Again love this new building for the school. Just a food for thought.
You could argue that this building is a continuation of the entertainment district. Great place for an arts academy, at least, and it contains performance spaces for other folks to use.
 

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Love this building but part of me wishes they moved the school to another site near by and this lot was used as a continuation of theatres and clubs from Landsdowne to create a little entertainment district in the Fenway. Possibly relocating Machine/Ramrod and the Baseball Tavern to the base of a new building with a hotel on top.

Again love this new building for the school. Just a food for thought.
Part of what makes this neighborhood stand out is the fact that it’s not all about the Sox and entertainment. Not only does this blend in from a design standpoint, but in a world where every render and development is residential and retail (especially in and around a sporting venture), rebuilding the Arts Academy on Ipswich is a breath of fresh air.
 

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Hopefully this project has enough schedule flexibility that the COVID shutdown won't result in it not being ready for the school year of its intended opening (September 2021, I believe).
 

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