in the Public Realm
Boston Five Cents Savings Bank
Recent Architecture: Multiuse

Renovation Architect
Kallmann McKinnell & Wood
  • 1972
The Five Cents Savings Bank - Keith Morgan
The Modernist addition to the Boston Five Cents Savings Bank celebrates the basic elements of building. The giant collonade and beams stand in front of the glass curtain wall, putting the structure of the building into full view. In "The City Observed: Boston" Donlyn Lyndon wrote of the addition: "Most remarkably, the beams fan out from the rear corner of the triangular site to this colonnade that forms a bent hypotenuse. As a consequence, wherever you face the building the profile of the stru...
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School St & Washington St
Boston, MA 02110
United States

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