ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Harbor Towers

Architect
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects LLP
Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
Dates
  • Constructed, 1971
 Podcasts
The comparison of Rowes Wharf and Harbor Towers - I.M. Pei and Keith Morgan
The Harbor Towers - I.M. Pei and Keith Morgan
Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"Those flat, shiny things on the plaza at Harbor Towers are neither solar panels nor tracking devices for the ‘star wars’ program. They’re stainless-steel sculptures done in 1972 by artist David von Schlegell. When you stand among them, they create a strangeness of space and reflection that is mildly interesting for a few moments. But their real function – intended or not – is to signal that this plaza is private turf. Barren, chilly, and abstract, they s...
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Location
65/85 East India Row
Boston, MA 02110
United States

Nearby Items
Untitled Landscape71 feet
Harbor Fog696 feet
New England Aquarium774 feet
Wharf District Parks874 feet
Rowes Wharf959 feet
Central Artery at High Street0.2 miles
Long Wharf (Boston)0.2 miles