Copley Place

By - 5/14/15 - 6:32 pm
Proposed Copley Tower in the Back Bay

Rendering by architect Elkus Manfredi.

The BRA board today approved new plans for a $500-million, 52-story tower atop Copley Place after the mall's owner agreed to add an extra five affordable apartments - an increase housing activists, such as former state Rep. Mel King, said was far from enough. Read more.Read more

By - 9/30/13 - 6:20 pm

A circuit breaker broke inside the Louis Vuitton store in Copley Place around 6 p.m., bringing firefighters racing to the mall and sending customers fleeing, at least until firefighters had the power cut and said a mall-wide evacuation wasn't necessary.Read more

By - 6/21/13 - 10:09 am

A woman who started getting J. Crew junk mail after she used her debit card to buy some stuff at its Copley Place store now wants at least $50 for herself - and the same for the teeming masses who also got hooked up with mailings after making purchases from the clothing chain. Plus at least double damages and lawyers' fees (and she is represented...Read more

By - 1/14/13 - 8:59 am

Wanted womanBoston Police report they are looking for a woman who walked into Barney's in Copley Place on Jan. 10 and walked out with a purse selling for $10,290 - without paying for it.

Police say she was accompanied by a boy, between 8 and 14.

If she looks familiar,...Read more

By - 11/27/12 - 6:37 am

Liz recounts a sorry lunch at Osushi in Copley Place:

This place is only surviving on Groupon deals and unaware conference attendees. Don’t go to Osushi (it's difficult to find in the mall, so maybe if you tried to go, you gave up and went somewhere else, anyway). There are plenty of less expensive sushi places in Boston that have fresh fish and good

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By - 11/2/12 - 9:51 am

John Ford writes the developer is sending out mixed signals about the skyline-changing project.Read more

By - 1/19/12 - 3:01 pm

Channel 5 tracks down the Andover father whose video of his daughter saying "bye!" to people going down a Copley Place escalator became an Internet sensation this week - two years after he posted it....Read more

By - 11/18/11 - 1:22 pm

The Herald reports on last night's BRA meeting on a developer's plan to build a tower with 318 condos and new retail space above the existing Neiman Marcus.Read more

By - 11/5/11 - 7:56 pm

No, not Occupy Boston or Whose Foods. Bob Feldman belts out a protest against the proposed skyscraper on top of Neiman Marcus at Copley Place. Lyrics.

By - 7/19/11 - 9:02 am

The Globe reports a planned 47-story addition to Copley Place has critics roiling.Read more

By - 6/28/10 - 5:55 pm

Tower of power

Because the thought that Boston Police have a mobile security tower like the one parked outside Copley Place is kind of depressing. Peter the Gr8 took the photo and looked around for Snake Plissken....Read more

By - 4/11/10 - 6:09 pm

Apparently, Copley Place thought you might, so they put one up, as Ryan Durling shows us.Read more

By - 3/15/10 - 11:09 pm

Underwater table

Jo photographed what appears to be a bobbing raft but is actually a picnic table being submerged by a rising Charles River at Norumbega Park in Newton today.

William Ricker stopped to watch an impromptu fountain formed by an overflowing sewer on Coffey Street in Dorchester on Sunday:...Read more

By - 3/20/08 - 5:19 pm

Simon Properties, owners of the mall, want to stick a 47-story structure atop it that would include a four-story "winter garden" and 300 condos (starting at $1 million) according to the Boston Business Journal and the Herald.

The Journal notes:

No additional parking is called for by Simon in the plan, which noted the proximity of nearby public transit stations.

When plans for...Read more

By - 11/17/06 - 9:45 am

Quite the nuthouse around town early this morning as frenzied people willing to forego showers for several days rushed local retailers trying to get their hands on the latest Playstation console. Cops had to shoo rain-sodden hordes away from the Fenway Best Buy because the store didn't have a permit to open at midnight. Then there was Copley Place, where people camped out for days...Read more