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Boston Architecture Tours

New England Architecture Guides – Exclusive Massachusetts City Walks tailor made for groups visiting USA

post updated May 26, 2024

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Boston Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks

e-architect have architectural tour guides in most of the key cities across the USA.

Boston Walking Tours

Our Boston guided tours are all tailored to suit each booking we do not allow for bookings to be joined. Our guided tours in Boston are all exclusive to each client.

Should you be planning an office trip, a conference, or university trip in Boston please contact us and we would be happy to take your booking.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Design and Media Center designed by Ennead Architects:
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Design and Media Center - Boston Architecture Tours
photograph © Peter Vanderwarker

Boston Architecture Introduction

Boston is a key city in the northeast of the United states of America. It is the capital of Massachusetts and with around 630,000 people the largest city in New England. Well known 20th century Boston buildings include the Baker Dormitory, John Hancock Tower and the MIT Chapel.

Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre and the College of Fine Arts Production Center Boston Building design by Elkus Manfredi Architects:
Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre and the College of Fine Arts Production Center
photo © Robert Benson

Celebrated recent Boston buildings include the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Building, The Clarendon Boston, MIT Media Lab Building, Simmons Hall and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. In fact there is a huge range of exceptional quality education buildings clustered around Harvard and MIT, many by world-famous architecture offices. All these contemporary buildings are possible to visit on our Boston Architecture Tours.

Global Contemporary Art Museum, North Adams design by Gluckman Tang Architects:
Global Contemporary Art Museum, North Adams - Boston Architecture Tours
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Significant architects with buildings in Boston include Steven Holl Architects, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Robert A.M. Stern Architects, Fumihiko Maki and associates and Foster + Partners.

Northeastern University Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex, Boston building design by Arup:
Northeastern University Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex - Boston Architecture Tours
photograph © Warren Jagger

Famous 20th Century architects to have built in Boston include Eero Saarinen, Alvar Aalto, Venturi Scott Brown and Associates and TAC led by Walter Gropius. Other key architects with projects in Boston, Massachusetts, include Rafael Viñoly Architects, Perkins + Will Architects and Charles Rose Architects.

Boston Architecture
photo courtesy of Andy Ryan

Boston Architecture Walking Tours

Boston Architectural Tours typically focus on contemporary buildings but we can base it around your group’s interests. Visitors can be met from their accommodation, the airport, or at the starting point of their Boston walking tour.

Boston Buildings
Boston Building - Community Rowing Boathouse
photo © Peter Vanderwarker

Boston Walking Tours

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Boston City Hall Building:
Boston City Hall Building
photograph © Naquib Hossain / Dotproduct Photography

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888 Boylston Street
888 Boylston Street building Boston Architecture Tours
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Ames Boston Hotel Renewal
Design: Glen and Co. Architecture
Ames Boston Hotel entry
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Ames Boston Hotel Building

Novartis Laboratory and Office Complex, Cambridge
Design: Cannon Design
Novartis Research Complex Cambridge

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Design: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston

The Clarendon
Design: Robert A.M. Stern Architects
The Clarendon Boston

MIT Media Arts & Sciences Building
Design: Fumihiko Maki and associates
MIT Media Lab Building

Museum of Fine Arts
Design: Foster + Partners
Museum of Fine Arts Boston

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