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Press kit - Press release - Boston’s Tallest Residential Building, Designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Breaks Ground - Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Boston’s Tallest Residential Building, Designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Breaks Ground

Boston, United States

Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

New York, United States, 2015-01-15 -

Construction is under way for a 61-story residential tower that will house a hotel and luxury condominiums in Boston’s historic Back Bay. The building, known as Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences One Dalton Street, is being designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners (Henry N. Cobb and Roy Barris, lead designers) and Cambridge Seven Associates (Gary Johnson, lead designer), collaborating architects. It will be the tallest building to rise in Boston since the John Hancock Tower, also designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners and completed in 1976.

 

The new $700 million tower is a project of Carpenter & Company, Inc., whose proposal was selected following a national competition to develop the site, which lies between Christian Science Plaza and the Prudential Center.

 

For the architects, the redevelopment presents a fascinating design challenge, said Henry Cobb of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners. “The project allows us to consider once again how a tall building, together with the open space it frames, can respond creatively to the need for growth while showing appropriate respect for its historic urban setting.”

 

The 211-room hotel will occupy the tower’s lower eighteen floors, with 188 residential condominiums on thirty-six floors above. Shaped as a soft triangle in plan and sheathed in low-reflectance high-performance insulating glass, the building rises from a granite-and-glass podium containing the condominium lobby and the public rooms of the hotel. Glass-screened incisions in the tower’s surface animate the building volume while accommodating operable windows on the condominium floors, whose upper levels feature balconies.

 

The tower is part of a master plan that includes 30 Dalton—a 27-story residential building designed by the same team and developed by Pritzker Realty Group—and a 5,000-square-foot park designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates.


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Since its formation in 1955, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, based in New York, has completed over 250 building projects in more than 100 cities across North America and around the world. The firm’s clients include major corporations, private developers, and public authorities, as well as educational, cultural, and religious institutions, and its projects have received more than 200 major design awards.


Cambridge Seven Associates, Inc., founded in 1962, has applied a collaborative approach to a diverse range of building types including academic, museum, exhibit, hospitality, transportation, retail, office, and aquarium facilities. The firm has practiced throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, annually completing work totaling over $500 million in construction costs.


Carpenter & Company, in existence since 1898, has a record of diverse and innovative projects, including hotels, shopping centers, office buildings, and housing. Among its accomplishments are the conversion of Boston’s historic Charles Street Jail into the luxury Liberty Hotel, the construction of the 42-story St. Regis Hotel and Residences in downtown San Francisco, and the development of Charles Square, an 800,000-square-foot mixed-use project adjacent to Harvard University.




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Press kit | 1204-03 - Press release | Boston’s Tallest Residential Building, Designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Breaks Ground - Pei Cobb Freed & Partners - Residential Architecture - View from Christian Science Plaza - Photo credit:  Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Cambridge Seven Associates
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Press kit | 1204-03 - Press release | Boston’s Tallest Residential Building, Designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Breaks Ground - Pei Cobb Freed & Partners - Residential Architecture - Site plan with 30 Dalton at left and Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences One Dalton Street at right, framing a new park - Photo credit: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Cambridge Seven Associates, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates
Site plan with 30 Dalton at left and Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences One Dalton Street at right, framing a new park
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Press kit | 1204-03 - Press release | Boston’s Tallest Residential Building, Designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Breaks Ground - Pei Cobb Freed & Partners - Residential Architecture -  View east along St. Germain Street  - Photo credit:  Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Cambridge Seven Associates
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Press kit | 1204-03 - Press release | Boston’s Tallest Residential Building, Designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Breaks Ground - Pei Cobb Freed & Partners - Residential Architecture -  Porte-cochère at entry to Four Seasons Private Residences, right, and entry to Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street, center - Photo credit:  Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Cambridge Seven Associates
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Press kit | 1204-03 - Press release | Boston’s Tallest Residential Building, Designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Breaks Ground - Pei Cobb Freed & Partners - Residential Architecture -  Upper floors of Four Seasons Private Residences feature open-air balconies   - Photo credit:  Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Cambridge Seven Associates
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Press kit | 1204-03 - Press release | Boston’s Tallest Residential Building, Designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Breaks Ground - Pei Cobb Freed & Partners - Residential Architecture -  Glass-screened incisions at residential floors  - Photo credit:   Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Cambridge Seven Associates
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Press kit | 1204-03 - Press release | Boston’s Tallest Residential Building, Designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Breaks Ground - Pei Cobb Freed & Partners - Residential Architecture -  Boston skyline from Charles River Basin with the new tower at far right  - Photo credit:  Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Cambridge Seven Associates
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