"John Hancock tower" Hancock Tower Tip by dinhyen

Hancock Tower, Boston: 22 reviews and 40 photos

  The Hancock Tower and Trinity Church
by dinhyen

The John Hancock Tower is the center piece of Copley Plaza. In fact, along with the Prudential Tower, it has become a centerpiece for Boston as well. At 60 stories high, it's the tallest building in New England. The observatory at the top gives visitors a 360 degree view of a vast landscape. In fact, on a clear day, it's said that the mountains of New Hampshire are visible from the observatory.

Designed by I.M. Pei, the building is distinguished by its sheer glass sides. On a sunny day the it looks almost transparent. As stunning as it is beautiful, and visible almost anywhere in Boston, this architectural jewel lives up to, indeed revels in, its status as the Boston landmark.

Directions: Green line, Copley stop.
Phone: 617-572-6420

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Oct 1, 2002
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