On either side of the newly built home, stone towers pay homage to the World War II-era submarine towers that dot the island. These towers offer expansive 180-degree views of the Boston harbor and skyline.
The soaking tub in this master en suite can either be concealed or left open. When left open, the Boston Commons can be seen from below; however, the barn door can also provide privacy, shielding the space from the rest of the master suite.
Designers used fieldstone to create a focal point and accent wall in the living area. By bringing this aspect of the outdoors in, the design blends the lines between the indoor and outdoor spaces, helping to cement the home's place in its Boston Harbor surroundings.
This elegant master suite overlooks the gorgeous city of Boston. With its custom-built platform bed and bleached Sycamore cabinets, this room has plenty of storage, and conceals the space's utilities, such as a beverage fridge and HVAC air returns, created an elegant, sophisticated space.
The sleek bar area in this Boston townhouse is perfect for entertaining. A trio of barstools pull up to the peninsula clad in a waterfall countertop. Glossy gray tile backsplash adds a bit of shimmer between the contemporary cabinets. Photograph by Andy Caulfield
Chic and sophisticated, the tufted gray headboard makes a dramatic statement in this girl's bedroom. A built-in window seat is comfy with views of Boston and is dressed with Ikat curtains. Shelving, dressers, nightstands and a desk have been built into the walls for maximum storage.
An eclectic mix of furnishings and accessories juxtaposes against the traditional architecture of this Boston home. Teal barrel chairs flank the classic fireplace, and a trio of metallic gold tables are grouped together in the center of the room. Abstract art adds color to the space.
In the summer, a wall of Boston Ivy climbs the side of the garage, making for an eye-catching visual that the owners can enjoy right in their backyard. While structural architecture is constant, landscape features such as this have the ability to grow and adapt over the years.
This renovated row house in Boston offers a warm modern aesthetic with historic flair, mixing in notable period features from the detailed ceiling and light fixture to the fireplace with a marble mantel. Natural wood tones make the space neutral with pops of color in the living room furniture.
An eclectic mix of furnishings and accessories juxtaposes against the traditional architecture of this Boston home. A graphic-patterned banquette pairs with a chunky black dining table and contemporary chrome dining chairs. Bold abstract art adds color to the space, while hardwood floors ground the room.
The designers for this condo, located in the Back Bay of Boston, renovated the kitchen, dining, living area and bathroom, updating the space while still maintaining the beautiful original details. Here, the kitchen opens up from the living room, featuring tailored lines and streamlined efficiency.
The courtyard of a Boston townhouse A Blade of Grass, Wayland, MA brings in 'Center of Attention' hostas and 'Green Mountain' boxwood in front of horizontal wooden fencing. The project, by A Blade of Grass, was a 2015 Association of Professional Landscape Designers award winner.
A warm, cozy contemporary space that showcases locally sourced furnishings and art, the living room of HGTV Urban Oasis 2013 offers breathtaking views of Boston's Public Garden, Beacon Street and Charles River. A sectional upholstered in a soft linen/cotton blend boxweave fabric invites relaxation.
The homeowners and their two children moved from the suburbs to this five-story townhouse in Boston's Back Bay. Contemporary yet comfortable furniture is used to create a lounge area for the boys. A built-in desk with upper shelves is perfect for homework and storing books and accessories.
The wine room of this five-story Boston brownstone is full of the homeowners' collection. Traditional coffered ceiling brings architectural interest to the space, which is grounded by tiled floor. A simple table with industrial-style chairs is the perfect spot to sample favorite wines. Photography by Andy Caulfield
Boston-area designer Heidi Pribell created this gilded masterpiece for a client who was renovating his historic Beacon Hill home. Pribell combines the ornate Louis XIV style with a still-bright (but less baroque dining) area, giving the room a full shimmery feel without assaulting the occupants with details at every turn.
This living room is a playful mix of colors and style. A red patterned curtain plays off the overstuffed red armchair. A commercial sign listing Boston neighborhoods serves as industrial wall art. A chevron rug and an avocado green record case as end table storage complete the color- and decade-mixing fun.