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  Sears Kenmore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Kenmore Square, an area in Boston Kenmore is also a brand name of household appliances produced by Whirlpool and sold by Sears in the USA.
Kenmore Square abuts Boston University, and is synonymous with Landsdowne Street, Boston's infamous nightlife center.
Besides serving Kenmore Square, it is the main stop for both Fenway Park (There is a 'Fenway' stop located further down the 'D' branch of the Green Line, but it refers to the neighbourhood of the same name and isn't as close to the ballpark) and Boston University students going inbound.
www.blownspeakers.com /pages3/79/sears-kenmore.html   (1087 words)

 Kenmore Square - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kenmore Square is a square in Boston, Massachusetts near Fenway Park, consisting of the intersection of several main avenues, (including Beacon Street and Commonwealth Avenue) as well as several other cross streets, and Kenmore Station, a T stop.
Kenmore Square abuts Boston University, and is synonymous with Landsdowne Street, Boston's nightlife center.
Citgo refers to its logo as the "trimark." A large, double-faced sign featuring this logo overlooks Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts and has become a landmark, partly because of its appearance in the background in televised baseball games.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kenmore_Square   (401 words)

 11.016J — The City — Kenmore Square Assignment #1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
I selected Kenmore Square for this project primarily because it is a hub of student activity and it is an area that I regularly visit.
In addition, the Kenmore Square T subway stop is the last on the green line before it splits and runs above ground as a trolley.
Kenmore Square is a lively and important neighborhood in Boston.
web.mit.edu /mherman/www/11.016J/part1.html   (1082 words)

 Boston 2000: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Kenmore Square is one block from Boston University, one block from Fenway Park, 1 mile to go, and one big party.
Kenmore Square is known for other reasons as well.
Outside, a human wall--from Kenmore Square to the finish--has formed on both sides of the street.
www.runnersworld.com /events/boston00/kenmore.html   (885 words)

 SurfaceCity :: Boston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In its heyday about ten years ago, Kenmore Square was home to the best rock club in Boston and coffeeshops that would let you smoke and hang out for hours.
Kenmore is yet another indication that the Boston cares more about money than community.
If you find yourself trying to drive through Kenmore during a game, the best thing you can do is get out of your car and join the crowd behind the Green Monster waiting for homeruns to come over the wall.
www.surfacecity.net /boston.php?subject=neighborhoods&city=Boston&doc_id=8   (923 words)

 The Daily Free Press
An average night in Kenmore Square circa 1986 usually involved a brawl or two at a nightclub, the sale of drug paraphernalia— and more— at one of the neighborhood's head shops and a police call to handle a gang fight or robbery.
Kenmore's brownstones had deteriorated and were obscured by gaudy neon signs.
"Kenmore Square was moving in the direction of a low-rent district, not safe and conducive to our students," said Richard Towle, BU's vice president of administrative services.
www.dailyfreepress.com /media/paper87/DFPArchive/frontpage/0430972.html   (1254 words)

 Boston.com / Business / Plans to be revised for Kenmore Square project
An ambitious mixed-use development proposal that would straddle the Massachusetts Turnpike and connect Kenmore Square and Fenway neighborhoods has stumbled, as residents and city officials say it may be too dense and too tall.
John Rosenthal, whose One Kenmore plans had been sailing forward in a city known for throwing obstacles in the way of new projects, last week withdrew the latest version of the $300 million development from Boston Redevelopment Authority consideration.
It called for 1.1 million square feet of mixed-used development, including 500 residences, 98,500 square feet of retail space, a 75,000-square-foot health club, a small office building, and 775 parking spaces in two garages.
www.boston.com /business/globe/articles/2004/02/11/plans_to_be_revised_for_kenmore_square_project   (756 words)

 Bostonia - Fall 2004 - Kenmore Square Squared
Early in the twentieth century, well-heeled travelers had their pick of deluxe accommodations around Kenmore Square; the Somerset, the Sheraton, the Myles Standish, and the Kenmore were among the area’s stately hotels.
But by the sixties and seventies, most of the hotels were gone (the Sheraton, which later became the Shelton, and the Myles Standish are now BU dorms), and the real estate wasn’t exactly choice.
Kenmore Square had begun a slow decline, although the students who flocked to the seedy bars and greasy spoons at the time would have disputed that assessment.
www.bu.edu /alumni/bostonia/2004/fall/then   (355 words)

 11.016J — The City — Kenmore Square Assignment #5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
It is evident from these maps that the layout of streets within Kenmore Square since its construction has consistently abandoned the typical city grid pattern that characterizes the rest of the city.
This plan for the roadways in Kenmore Square was a result of the location of the Mill Dam, which connected Beacon Street in downtown Boston to Beacon Street in Brookline with a toll road, coupled with the criticism of rectangular blocks by landscape architects.
While the presence of the Citgo sign is perhaps Kenmore's major identifier, it is also a symbol of the various transformation and reincarnations that the area has witnessed and attests to the greater importance of the site to Boston residents.
web.mit.edu /mherman/www/11.016J/part5.html   (2096 words)

The hour of midnight might scare some folks away from Kenmore Square, but then again, by this time, most folks are tucked away in bed.
We stood in Kenmore Square, near to the subway entrance on the northern side, and pondered where we could go to eat.
But the Rathskeller, the infamously raucous Kenmore Square club, closed down two years ago, and a fire in August of 1998 gutted an apartment building which featured basement occupants like Planet Records and India Quality Restaurant, which resisted fate and reopened a few blocks down the street.
www.leadpencil.net /delihaus.html   (4007 words)

 Meredith Management
The presence of the ballpark and entertainment area, Kenmore Square and the array of nearby residences, institutions and entertainment venues distinguish this area in scale, use and architecture from any of the other neighborhoods along the corridor.
The tower is designed to be a highly visible addition to the skyline clearly marking Kenmore Square, an area of the city that in recent years has failed to live up to it’s civic potential given its unique central location.
It creates a new sense of place and transforms Kenmore Square from an appendage of Fenway Park and the adjacent nightclub scene, to a lively, mature and stable, year-round destination and economic generator for the City and the Commonwealth.
www.meredithmanagement.com /news.htm   (2212 words)

 BU Alumni Web :: Bostonia :: Fall 2000
For those coming from the east, from downtown Boston, the square was the gateway to the BU campus.
MBTA officials plan to renovate the Kenmore Square subway station, and possibly move the bus shelter.
It may have taken the better part of the twentieth-century, but with a little help from a neighboring friend, Kenmore Square is moving from way station to destination.
www.bu.edu /alumni/bostonia/2000/fall/backbay   (587 words)

 Daily Free Press -Online frontpage Friday, March 20, 1998
Demakis also said Kenmore Square would be more attractive, creating additional consumer interest in the area.
As a major contributor to the level of traffic in Kenmore Square, Boston University stands to benefit greatly from the beautification project.
Although the Kenmore Association, the area's alliance of store owners, has played a major role in the development of the city's plans, some businesses remain reluctant to embrace the proposal.
www.dailyfreepress.com /media/paper87/dfparchive/frontpage/0320981.html   (533 words)

 Kenmore Square | Universal Hub
Since the last organization (of many) listed on their website is the American Hunters and Shooters Association, and their president is John Rosenthal, who owns property in Kenmore Square....
Mike may pine for the Kenmore Square of yore, but Mats says there are some good reasons to yuppify it:
It's not that I'm rah-rah about the New Kenmore Square, but I think us Kenmorians have to take one for the team here: Making Kenmore Square ridiculously attractive to parents of prospective BU students is just about the best-use one can imagine for K-Square, from a city perspective.
www.universalhub.com /taxonomy/term/317   (200 words)

 Red Sox Connection - The Citgo Sign
Outside of Fenway Park, in Kenmore Square, Boston is home to the CITGO sign.
While many are familiar with most of the details that make these ballparks and their surrounding areas so great, the CITGO sign may be one of the sights of taking in a game at Fenway that many first-timers don't know much about.
With the flip of a switch, Kenmore Square was bright again in the night sky.
www.redsoxconnection.com /citgo.html   (677 words)

 Boston Redevelopment Authority
BOSTON---Returning the splendor of a bygone era to Kenmore Square is the Hotel Commonwealth, a new four-star luxury hotel with a turn-of-the-century look designed to complement the architecture of its neighborhood.
The Hotel Commonwealth is located in the heart of Kenmore Square, a once bustling transportation hub and former home to some of the city's most stately hotels.
Aesthetic improvements to Kenmore Square will include an arching transparent glass and steel canopy that will replace the brick and concrete bunker of the current T station, over 80 tree plantings, brick sidewalks and promenades, and new street lights built in the turn-of-the-century gaslight style that adorn the Commonwealth Avenue Mall.
www.cityofboston.gov /bra/press/PressDisplay.asp?pressID=57   (633 words)

 Keefe Company: Hotel Commonwealth Interview
Among the buildings that were torn down to make way for the new hotel was The Rat, an infamous rock club that hosted bands like U2 and the Police in their up- and-coming days, something Keefe says he and his partners still get grief for.
Keefe on Kenmore Square: "I've always been intrigued by the area.
And again, we hope to reach out and bring all of our surrounding neighborhoods into the hotel as their place to stay and relax and to have weddings and bar mitzvahs and proms and parties.
www.keefecompany.com /commonwealthinterview.htm   (670 words)

 Hotel Commonwealth Blends French Architecture, Technology; Timothy P. Kirwan Opening Managing Director / Jan 2003
"They worked for 30 years to revitalize Kenmore Square," Keefe said of BU officials, who joined Keefe and his two partners, Terrence I. Guiney and Dennis Callaghan, as limited partners to develop a hotel that would attract parents of students and other campus visitors.
The buildings were not as valuable as, for example, the old Kenmore Hotel to the east, now Kenmore Abbey residences.
By the end of 2004, Kenmore Square will feature realigned curbs, brick sidewalks, and gaslight-style lights like the ones that lit the way a century ago for patrons of the old Somerset Hotel, on the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Charlesgate East, or the old Braemore, across the Muddy River on Charlesgate East.
www.hotel-online.com /News/PR2003_1st/Jan03_Commonwealth.html   (1490 words)

 WHDH-TV - Boston - Kenmore Square's Hotel Buckminster holds black past for White Sox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Kenmore Square's Hotel Buckminster holds fl past for White Sox
BOSTON (AP) -- Tucked into Kenmore Square, between Fenway Park and the Citgo sign that provides the backdrop for so many baseball highlights, is another, lesser-known landmark with a place in history of its own.
Rooms on the other side of the building look out over Kenmore Square and the Citgo sign that television viewers see when home runs sail over Fenway's Green Monster.
www1.whdh.com /news/articles/sports/BOS7646   (818 words)

 Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Stay in the right lane for Kenmore Square, and turn right at the light.
Stay in the right lane for Kenmore Square and turn right at the light, which is Beacon Street.
Stay in the right lane for Kenmore Square on the exit ramp and turn right at the end of the ramp onto Beacon Street which brings you into Kenmore Square.
www.pplm.org /clinic/clin_loc/bos_loc.html   (538 words)

 Boston Trinity Academy | Contact Information
With the Temple being located directly on the Green Line, the Academy is extremely accessible by the MTBA.
The closest subway station is the Kent Street stop on the Green Line (C train) between Kenmore Square and Cleveland Circle.
Three stops after Kenmore Square, exit at Kent Street stop.
www.bostontrinity.org /contact   (392 words)

 internet128.com » Blog Archive » The Big Kenmore Square Bistro Square Off   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
I’d say both ventures seem risky, as Kenmore Square basically serves two kinds of customers: Red Sox fans in the summer and students throughout the rest of they year.
Generally speaking, I’m of two minds when it comes to the new and improved Kenmore Square (or Back Bay Village, as it should be known…ergh…).
I do like the new wino store, and the overall look of the place, but at the same time, I miss the laundromat (with the greatest, sweetest little family you’d ever meet) and the barber shop that had Playboy magazines in the waiting area, and, sometimes, even the worst IHOP restaurant ever known to man.
internet128.com /index.php/archives/2005/04/20/the-big-kenmore-square-bistro-square-off   (232 words)

 Kenmore Square   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Over the years, the Kenmore was the place where trades were made, managers hired and fired, friendships begun and feuds
Renamed Kenmore Hall, the building became the main dormitory for Cambridge School and later Grahm Junior College.
The former Hotel Kenmore is now called Kenmore Abbey.
hometown.aol.com /mhasson/KenmoreSq.html   (852 words)

 Cinema Treasures | Kenmore Square Cinema   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
A small first-run art house right in Kenmore Square, built to replace the Kenmore Theatre when that was displaced by the Massachusetts Turnpike.
The Kenmore Square theater was at 660 Beacon Street and the "other" Kenmore theater was at 777 Beacon St. That Kenmore is this theater:
This list of old theatres says the Kenmore Square was at 654 Beacon, rather than 660.
cinematreasures.org /theater/6418   (861 words)

 BMC | Boston University Center for Cosmetic and Laser Surgery | Directions
Continue on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore Square Exit and follow local directions below.
Bear right at Kenmore Square at the road fork and stay on Commonwealth Avenue for about nine blocks.
The address is 930 Commonwealth Avenue at Commonwealth Medical Group on the first floor at the Laser Center.
www.bmc.org /bucosmeticsurgery/directions.html   (232 words)

 Kenmore Square Boston Massachusetts real estate for sale; cooperative housing for sale in Boston Massachusetts, Paragon ...
Kenmore Square Boston Massachusetts real estate for sale; cooperative housing for sale in Boston Massachusetts, Paragon Properties Boston Real Estate
This spacious Kenmore Square co-operative apartment includes everything you would want in a full-service building with a convenient location too!
Located at 566 Commonwealth Avenue, this two-bedroom, two-bath unit boasts 1,255 square feet of living space, overlooking a private pool and hot tub and views Fenway Park.
www.paragonproperties.com /kenmore_real_estate/real_estate.htm   (151 words)

 Deli Haus travels Underground - Lifestyle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Thre is one big change in Kenmore that is getting a lot of attention.
Neighborhood residents and business owners of Kenmore Square disapprove of Boston University Chancellor John Silber’s efforts to make Kenmore more like a college campus.
Shuman said there needed to be change within the Deli Haus in order for it to survive and appeal to the changing clientele in Kenmore Square.
media.www.berkeleybeacon.com /media/storage/paper169/news/2001/10/11/Lifestyle/Deli-Haus.Travels.Underground-116913.shtml?sourcedomain=www.berkeleybeacon.com&MIIHost=media.collegepublisher.com   (451 words)

 Poetry Magazine, Joseph Crow Riley, November 2000
Reality is for those who don't live down at Kenmore Square.
If he had the misfortune to have lived down at Kenmore Square.
But it is poverty that makes the man down at Kenmore Square.
www.poetrymagazine.com /archives/2000/November00/riley.htm   (414 words)

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