Boston’s Brutalist Government Center—the Charles F. Hurley Building, or simply the Hurley Building—is making a comeback. The hulking Paul Rudolph–designed concrete structure was listed for sale in 2019, with Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker calling for the building and surrounding 5-acre site to be redeveloped rather than reused. Well, Baker got his wish, a new development scheme announced by the state of Massachusetts reenvisions the building and its surrounding landscape as a mixed-use development.
Renderings of the new project by global architecture firm NBBJ show the Hurley Building acting as a base for two new cylindrical towers, which will provide space for a new life
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