A Boston Billion-Dollar Arts Boom

Boston is in the midst of spending more than $1 billion on new arts facilities. “The projects are varied, ranging from a contemporary art museum on the waterfront and downtown theaters to a pair of cultural centers slated for open space created by the Big Dig. ‘It’s staggering. Boston has always had a lively cultural scene, but I think we’re seeing the kind of arts renaissance catching up with the tremendous revitalization Boston’s undergone over the last 25 years’.”