Downtown Boston

Downtown Crossing’s renaissance

For those wondering what the turnaround of Downtown Crossing means for the city of Boston, two stories this week in the Boston Globe and CommonWealth magazine provide some perspective. The Globe on Wednesday splashed a column by Thomas Farragher across its front page proclaiming that Downtown Crossing “is back in the show.” Farragher does a(...)

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Market signal: Roche Bros. arrival a welcome sign

Market signal: Roche Bros. arrival a welcome sign

Downtown Boston is morphing into a full-fledged city neighborhood

THE RECENT OPENING of Roche Bros. supermarket in what most of us still refer to as the “Filene’s building” was not only a great day for downtown Boston, but also for the entire city.  If ever there were a moment that brought people together from every corner of Boston and the Greater Boston region, it(...)

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