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Today's Featured Events:

10:00am                                                               SOLD OUT!

 

The Christian Science Plaza: Revitalizing a Mid-Century Landmark for its Next Half Century  

 

Boston Preservation Alliance

at the First Church of Christ, Scientist

210 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115

 

The Christian Science Plaza, a beloved mid-century Boston Landmark, has restored its original luster through a comprehensive stewardship Restoration and Repair project, now nearing completion. But how does one sensitively adapt an iconic Brutalist landscape to meet modern day needs and an evolved urban context? Join key design team members for a presentation and tour of the plaza, identifying those innovative yet respectful strategies employed to make the plaza more welcoming and more sustainable.  Read more...

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The Christian Science Plaza

Two Sessions 10:00-11:00 and 11:00-Noon

(Rain Date Saturday May 8, same times.)

Herter Park: A Space in Transition

Presented by the Charles River Watershed Association

 

Location: Herter Park, 1175 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA. Access by MBTA Bus Routes 70 or 86 (along Western Avenue), Everett Street stop. Meet at Herter Park Amphitheater for Tour

 

Charles River Watershed Association invites one and all to join a guided group outing in the vibrant community space of Boston’s Christian A. Herter Park. We’ll take in the playgrounds, gardens, amphitheater, and matchless vista of the Charles as our experts tell the story of the past, present, and future of the river and park design. We invite you to bring a picnic lunch and spend the afternoon enjoying all the space has to offer.  Read more...

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Herter Park: A Space in Transition
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Two Sessions 1:00pm and 4:00pm          SOLD OUT! Wait List

(Rain Date Saturday May 8, same times.)

 

Tours of Charlesgate Park

Presented by the Emerald Necklace Conservancy

Charlesgate Park is located at the intersection of Boston’s

Back Bay, Fenway and Kenmore neighborhoods.

Join the Emerald Necklace Conservancy for a tour of Charlesgate Park, the start of Frederick Law Olmsted’s Emerald Necklace, to learn about the park’s history and today’s revitalization efforts to repair park access, improve the water quality of Muddy River and create new park amenities. The tour will be led by Parker James, co-founder of the Charlesgate Alliance. Registration required - attendance limited due to COVID-19 social distancing.    Read More...

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Tours of Charlesgate Park
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6:00-9:00pm

(Repeats Friday April 30 - 6pm-9pm)

Discover - Connect - Collaborate

 

Sigma Design Center 

910 Main St, Wakefield, MA 01880

Be our guest and join us for a fun evening at Sigma Design Center.  Sigma Design was inspired by an appreciation for modern design, and the desire to create a unique, customer-centric environment catering to both the consumer and professional design community. Explore our unique showroom, spark your inspiration and find out how we evolved into a vibrant studio with focus on quality, design and fine detail. Sigma Design Center is also holding an Open House, May 3-May 7, from 11am to 6pm, no RSVP required.  Read more....

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Sigma Design Center Events