Kenmore Square North | 533 Commonwealth Ave | Fenway

JeffDowntown

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You can say that again! When the original was done I rushed out to see it and nearly had a conniption. It was like a tacky plastic Barbie play castle blown up to human scale.
Is the Hotel Commonwealth the only time in history (at least that I know) where the BPDA (BRA) required the developer to reclad the building because they did such a horrible bait and switch?
 

shmessy

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Yup. On such an iconic location, Boston gets a mild serving of boiled meat............

If it's going to have to lose it's character and quirkiness at least Kenmore Square should have been made to come ALIVE. Instead, it is destined to be a missed opportunity.
 

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