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1889 - 2014

The Boston Architectural College

125 years of excellence
in design education.

125th Anniversary

Celebrating 125 Years

The Boston Architectural College is pleased to welcome our Community to join us in celebrating the 125th anniversary of the College. Throughout the past 125 years, the BAC's commitment to preparing students for professional practice in diverse and rapidly changing design workplaces has made the College integral to the evolution of the design professions, and to the history and future of the City of Boston. 

Launching the 125th Year

The BAC was pleased to launch the 125th year on Friday, October 18, with the Celebratory Opening of the Green Alley.

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Throughout the past 125 years, the BAC has celebrated many special moments.  Photo: 320 Newbury Street, 1966; George Zimberg

Upcoming Events

October 2014
BAC Homecoming
Alumni and friends of The Boston Architectural College are welcomed to join us in celebrating the 125th anniversary of the College on this special Homecoming Day. We look forward to welcoming you back to campus and enjoying a full day at the BAC by participating in various lectures, networking opportunities, and other fun activities.


Past Events

October 2013
Green Alley Opening
A Celebratory Opening of the Green Alley, the centerpiece of the College's Urban Sustainability Initiative, and the kickoff of our 125th Anniversary year.

March 2014
AD 20/21
Our 7th Annual AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th and 21st Centuries Gala preview party was the culminating event for the first annual Boston Design Week.

May 2014
BAC Student Organizations, Atelier, and the BAC Alumni Association hosted PARTI, an end of school year celebration. This student-led event unites the student design community at the BAC.

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