500 Boylston Street is a 1989 Post-Modern building located in the Back Bay section of Boston and part of the city's High Spine. It sits next to the landmark Trinity Church. It dominates the western half of the city block bounded by Boylston, Clarendon and Berkeley streets and St. James Avenue. It was designed by John Burgee Architects with Philip Johnson, with structural engineering by LeMessurier Consultants. The construction project was managed by Bond Brothers. It cost $100,000,000 to build. The site contains approximately 137,000 square feet of land area or 3.15 acres, with approximately 500 feet of frontage on Boylston Street.
The first six floors are retail and small office space. Above that there is a 19-story office tower with Class A office space. It has approximately 715,000 square feet of office space. It has an underground parking lot for 1,000 cars that it is shares with 222 Berkeley Street. - Wikipedia #500_boylston #back_bay #Boston #boylston #downtown_boston #five_hundred_boylston