Boston Weekend


Attraction | 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA; (617) 253-1000

Photo by See-ming Lee 李思明


From the weekend trip Skip the Freedom Trail in Boston

Modern architecture buffs can rejoice—this techie university campus is a perfect antidote to Boston's otherwise twee Colonial and Federal building styles. The university recently inaugurated Frank Gehry's whimsical Stata Center, a $300 million building better suited to a Tim Burton film set, and also hosts Eero Saarinen's 1955 MIT Chapel, designed with a mid-century take on Boston's traditional redbrick style.


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