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Over the past 150 years, the Seaport has undergone a series of transformations. It’s evolved from a muddy spot in Boston Harbor (much of it was covered by water until the late 1800s), to a thriving shipping area that in the early part of the 20th century received raw materials like wool and leather for local textile factories, to a decrepit no-man’s land of parking lots and abandoned warehouses in the mid-1900s, to its most recent iteration: a hotbed of construction and urban infill. Today, cranes seem to rise every other week, erecting office buildings, condominiums, retail stores, and restaurants. And those amenities, coupled with the location — across from downtown, right off the highway, and just a short T ride to the airport — have made the Seaport a prime spot for growth. (Rise of the Seaport – Boston Magazine – July 2012)

Check out the following links for additional information on the surrounding area:

  • For information on activities close to the hotel, click here.
  • For access to the Boston Visitor’s Guide, click here.
If you have questions, please contact Devon Binder at Kinsley - 303-798-3664 or devon@kinsleymeetings.com.