John Hancock Tower in Boston is one of the most important skyscrapers in the city that has grabbed the attention of many people around the world. This tower is also popular among the travelers as Hancock Place and The Hancock. It is a colossal structure which comprises of 60 floors and is 790 feet tall. This fine structure is an original design by Henry N. Cobb who worked for I.M Pei & Partners. This building was tall enough to be the highest building in Boston for over 30 years and is still a very significant landmark and the tallest in New England. The Hancock has won an award which was awarded by the American Institute of Architects with the title National Honor Award.
The reason for calling it Hancock tower is because John Hancock Insurance was the first tenant of this skyscraper. It made an upside down for the modern towers with its sleek look made of glass and indeed was a record breaker. The glasses which go from bottom to the top of the tower are reflecting glasses which take a slight blue tint which gives magical reflections from the dawn of day till dusk and night. There were some engineering flaws while constructing this building which increased the estimated cost which was $75 million to $175 million. There were some incidents when the tower was constructed where the glasses cracked for the wind and started falling off from high up to the sidewalks and was later replaced by very durable and strong glasses.
This magnificent make is something that you would not miss when you roam about the busy city of Boston. In case you miss it, keep note of this amazing place that is worth taking a look at. Boston is a city that is filled with many attractions similar to the Hancock tower. So while you are in the town you can have a wonderful treat if you visit one of the business hotels Boston. The Langham Boston is one of the outstanding Boston hotels that you would certainly enjoy and be comfortable with the many luxuries which they have got to offer to its guests.