Field Notes

The Museum of Fine Arts: Observing People Observing

Originally established in 1876, the Museum of Fine Arts has contained a massive collection of art throughout the past 140 years. However, in a museum filled with any type of art you can think of, the most incredible exhibit is the people who inhabit the galleries. There are often two types of people at any… Continue reading The Museum of Fine Arts: Observing People Observing

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Placemaking: South End

The Beehive At the center of many popular commercial spots, the Beehive is an ideal location for a rooftop garden. There are many other popular restaurants and stores nearby, which attract residents and tourists alike. The Beehive is known for its art and music, as well as its food. The variety of appeals at this location… Continue reading Placemaking: South End

Field Notes

The Boston Public Library: 13 Places Within a Place

Though the Boston Public Library is just that, a library, it almost feels more like a museum. Its massive size can be slightly overwhelming at times; just when you thought you found the most beautiful section in the place, you walk into the next room and discover an entirely new type of beauty. Littered with… Continue reading The Boston Public Library: 13 Places Within a Place

Field Notes

Granary Burial Ground: A Living Interaction with the Dead

If you’re a tourist in Boston, Massachusetts, chances are you’ll stop at the Granary Burial Ground. Established in 1660, this cemetery houses the graves of the Boston Massacre victims, making it a very popular stop along the Freedom Trail. Although it started out as an empty lot next to the granary which gave it its… Continue reading Granary Burial Ground: A Living Interaction with the Dead