HANCOCK TOWERS, OLD AND NEW

by Jnana Hodson

Designed by I.M. Pei, it's the tallest building in Boston. I love how its surroundings reflect in its mirror.

Designed by Henry N. Cobb of I.M. Pei & Partners, it’s the tallest building in Boston. I love how its surroundings reflect in its mirror. Trinity Church, lower right, is an architectural masterpiece in its own right.

The John Hancock Insurance Co. is celebrated in the two skyscrapers it erected in Boston’s Back Bay.

The city is a rich and varied destination – the Hub of New England, or even of the Universe, as they used to say. Living a little more than an hour to the north, we’re well within its orb.

Here we are, closer to the ground.

Here we are, closer to the ground.

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