Project name: The Verb
Project location: Boston
Firm name: Elkus Manfredi Architects
Jury comments: From its street presence to its retro vibe, The Verb is a fun project. This renovation takes the bones of an old Howard Johnson and reinvigorates the building with lots of color, a rock-and-roll theme, and playful gathering spaces for guests.
Client: Samuels & Associates
Consultants: Suffolk Construction; David Bieber Archives; GBH Design Limited; Keith LeBlanc Landscape Architecture; McNamara Salvia; R.W. Sullivan