Now What?! Advocacy, Activism & Alliances in American Architecture since 1968
The civil rights, women’s, and LGBTQ movements impacted every facet of US society, including architecture and design. Now What?! links the design community to larger social and political movements of the late 20th century, placing design practice in the foreground and engaging viewers in critical conversations around history, progress, and the built environment.
The Future Decker exhibition is part of an ongoing exploration and documentation of the ways in which existing triple deckers have shaped the City of Boston, while inviting residents to envision the future of this iconic New England vernacular building typology.
Built en masse mostly between the 1880s and 1930s, the triple decker was an affordable entry point for many immigrant families who came to call Boston home.
Explore residents’ perspectives and experiences with triple deckers and possible new ways to re-integrate them into the fabric of the city.