North Square Stories and the reconstruction of North Square received two awards in 2020.
Boston Preservation Alliance
In recognition of, among other things, the importance of storytelling in keeping our histories alive.
American Public Works Association
For excellence in the management and administration of public works projects.
ABOUT THE PROJECT
North Square Stories Project Statement | A+J Art+Design
NORTH SQUARE STORIES: PARTICIPATORY ENGAGEMENT IN BRONZE FROM A NEW GENERATION OF MONUMENTS
Find out more about the North Square Stories artwork in North Square.
1798 North Square View
The first sculpture encountered on arriving at North Square from the south along the Freedom Trail and North Square Street.
North End Story Map
A thee-dimensional map of the North End is installed on the north side of the Square.
Fantastical Historical Nautical Instrument
A complex viewing and navigation instrument, with an assemblage of scopes facing in many different directions…
What We Brought With Us
A miniature landscape of North Square inside a suitcase, celebrating North End traditions and made with help from local students…
MEET THE PROJECT TEAM
A+J Art+Design is a multidisciplinary collaboration between artists Ann Hirsch and Jeremy Angier who believe that public art can provoke and entice while inspiring civic engagement.
The Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture and Boston Art Commission
The Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture (MOAC) “enhances the quality of life, the economy, and the design of the City through the arts…
Boston Public Works with BETA Group, Inc.
The Boston Public Works Department (BPWD) will be making site improvements to North Square in collaboration with Design Consultants BETA Group, Inc.
Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services
The Boston Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services helped administer the North Square Public Art Project Advisory Panel. You can see posts on the Panel’s activity through our blog:
Walking with Ben Edwards
Alice Brown’s North End Alleys feature, Boston Magazine
Premiering today at 12:15, The BPA North Square film!
Vote North Square for Fan Favorite! One of Nine Boston Preservation Award Projects.
APWA 2020 Project of the Year – North Square!!!
Boston’s new North Square is a 2020 Preservation Achievement Award winner!
Legends of the North End
New North Square now a Movie Production Destination
The Story of <em>North Square Stories</em>
Merry Winter, North Square
North End Story Vault App Development
Ribbon Cutting at North Square, September 23rd, 2019!!
We thank Joseph Fleury and the Boston Public Works Department, Karin Goodfellow, Kara Eliot-Ortega and Sarah Rodrigo of the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture and the Boston Art Commission, Architectural Paving and Stone and BETA Inc. for their support and partnership as well as the Selection Committee for the North Square Public Art project and Mayor Marty Walsh for his support.
We especially thank the NEWNC and NEWRA community groups and members of our Advisory Panel, including: Jim Pasto, Nina Zannieri, Ben Edwards, Suzanne Taylor, Richard and Bennett Molinari, Victor Brogna, Tommy Damigella, John Pregmon, Lindsay Yazzolino, David Kubiak, L’Merchie Frazier and the National Braille Press as well as Matt Conti and Northendwaterfront.com and Phillip Orlandella and the North End Regional Review. We also thank students of the St. John and Eliot Schools who contributed luggage label drawings to the “What We Brought With Us” sculpture. And so many others… Thank you!