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2018 Winner: Underground at Ink Block

Photo Credit: Arthur Pollock


As luxury condo buildings crowd the South End’s once-industrial SoWa district, developers have to work harder to preserve the neighborhood’s arts-community roots. So, kudos to this public-private partnership, which covered the eight-acre I-93 underpass in colorful murals by a variety of street artists such as Boston-based Percy Fortini-Wright. The awesome urban park is now brimming with bike paths, outdoor fitness classes, food truck fests and a forthcoming seasonal beer garden from the Castle Island Brewing Co. crew. In other words, Underground goes above and beyond.

Underground at Ink Block

90 Traveler St., Boston • (617) 559-5086

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