SoWa Artists Guild 450 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA02118 SoWa Artists Guild is a non-profit association for professional studio artists. It promotes the individuality and…More diversity of the member artists and hosts open studios and other art-related events.
Gurari Collections 460 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA02118 Originally opened on Charles Street in 1999, owner and antique dealer Russ Gerard recently relocated his gallery to…More the more spacious SoWa location. One of the more eclectic SOWA offerings, Gurari offers a museum-quality collection of antiquarian and contemporary arts from the 17th century up to present time. According to the staff, the space celebrates the meeting of art and science as played out in architecture, urbanism, fantasy and all sorts of unusual objects.
Michelle Willey 8 Union Park St, Boston, MA02118 Michelle Willey's self-named store is the definition and ideal of South End/SOWA boutique shopping. Shaded brick…More sidewalks lead into an open, minimal store decorated in a half urban, half Cape Cod motif where you can buy anything from housewares and linens to candles and other unique items.
Galatea Fine Art 460 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA02118 Galatea is the newest of the four cooperative galleries in the SOWA district. The work is from 54 area artists and the…More shows rotate in configuration: solo, two-person and group shows are all in rotation. Additionally, the gallery divides into three rooms, allowing additional flexibility and the possibility for outside shows.
Rollins Square Condominium 2 Rollins St, Boston, MA02118 Rollins Square Condominiums is a community of luxury-style condos located in the Sowa South End neighborhood. The…More 184-unit property comes in a variety of layouts. Some of the amenities include a parking garage, fireplaces, private gardens and more.
D Scale 95 Berkeley St, Boston, MA02116 For beautiful, custom made furniture with a touch of modern, visit D Scale's studio on Harrison Ave in the up-and-coming…More SoWa area of the South End. Their collection includes handmade tables, chairs, sofas and home furnishing accessories such as vases and bowls. The designers also offer custom design and consultation. They have an excellent philosophy stating that D Scale is modern glamour.
GTI Properties 530 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA02118 GTI Properties is a property management and development company. It specializes in both commercial and residential…More properties in the SOWA area. It also offers a variety of concierge and maintenance services for tenants, including pet sitting, house cleaning, airport shuttle, lockout assistance, remodeling, appliance repair and more. Available properties can be found on the website.
Union Bar and Grille 1357 Washington St, Boston, MA02118 Located at the corner of Washington and Union Park streets in the SoWa area of the South End, Union Bar and Grille is…More owned by the Aquitaine Group, which hosts numerous establishments throughout the South End and the greater Boston region. The contemporary American menu is designed to be appropriate to the season and is composed to feature fine sourced ingredients with the commitment to serving fresh, local and sustainable ingredients. Union also offers a weekend brunch and a full bar with an extensive selection of international wines.
The Weekly Dig 242 E Berkeley St, Boston, MA02118 The Weekly Dig, referred to by many Bostonians as "The Dig," is a free weekly entertainment magazine featuring local…More art, music, food and movie reviews alongside quirky and often humorous news and feature stories. The Weekly Dig also features independent cartoon artists, a crossword puzzle and a sex column called, "Savage Love." Its offices are located in the SoWa district of the South End. For copies of the Weekly Dig, look for its bright orange news-box in locations throughout Boston.
Casa Design Boston 460 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA02118 Located inside the SOWA gallery cluster at 460 Harrison (formerly Thayer Street), Casa Design is a 2,500-sq.-ft.…More boutique showroom that combines form and function for a truly unique assortment of furniture. Proprieter Zhanna Drogobetsky's parents owned Italian Interiors in Watertown, so design runs in her family. From the bedroom to the office, Casa Design's funky, tasteful choices reflect an eye for enduring classics with modern tweaks and a weakness for fine Italian designers.
Kingston Gallery 450 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA02118 Named after its former location on Kingston Street in the Theater District, Kingston Gallery is one of the city's oldest…More artist co-operatives. It was also one of the first to move into the SOWA district, helping pave the way for the numerous others that have gone in since. Artists/members pay dues and share in the space where they rotate showing their work in both solo and group settings. Kingston now has a new Associate Membership available to help initiate new relationships with emerging talent. There is also a space at Kingston called the Center Gallery which is available to rent for month-long shows brought in from outside the co-op.
"Lekker" is the Dutch word for alluring, enticing, great, attractive and tempting. It is also the name of a…More housewares store on Washington Street that sells stark, minimalist housewares and furniture.
Lekker was one of the first upscale shops to open when the SOWA district began blossoming, and it has remained a popular neighborhood fixture. Featuring cherry-picked, funky furnishings and housewares from all over the world, Lekker is both elegant and surprisingly affordable. Owner Natalie van Dijk Carpenter is originally from the Netherlands but also spent time living in Paris and New York before coming to Boston; a worldly sensibility permeates the store.