Ferdinand Building

By - 1/2/15 - 9:15 am

The Globe interviews the Dutch architect who designed the new Bolling muncipal building nearing completion in Dudley Square.

Municipal buildings are notoriously unpleasant and user-unfriendly - mazes of confusing corridors, lookalike cubicles, dim light, and salvaged furniture. But this one is different.

By - 7/30/14 - 9:49 pm

The City Council voted today to form a commission to figure out how to honor former Mayor Ray Flynn and agreed to back efforts to rename the Ferdinand complex in Dudley Square the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building.

By - 6/30/14 - 7:28 pm

The BRA posts some photos from the interior of the Dudley Square Municipal Center being built around the shell of the old Ferdinand building.

By - 6/21/13 - 1:33 pm

The mayor's office says it will solicit artists to create artwork for the municipal building going into the old Ferdinand site in Dudley Square.

The city has a $500,000 budget - $300,000 from city coffers, the rest to be raised from private donors - for the work, which will include "an outdoor sculptural piece at the project's southeast corner, adjacent to the MBTA bus stop" and "a painted or sculptural element to adorn the old brick wall of the Wasserman building, which will be in a vestibule enclosed in glass."

By - 8/17/12 - 5:44 pm

Ferdinand livecam.

The Dudley Square building is being turned into the new headquarters of the Boston school department.

Via Both Ends of Dudley.

By - 3/4/12 - 9:20 am

Both Ends of Dudley posts photos from yesterday's groundbreaking for the Ferdinand project in Dudley Square, which will become the Boston Public Schools headquarters. The ceremonies included a cake in the shape of the rehabbed building and the new office building next to it.

By - 3/2/12 - 8:00 am

Roxbury Wakeup is a site dedicated to the premise that the city's plans to renovate the Ferdinand building as the new BPS headquarters is just a plot to gentrify the Dudley Square area: