This week’s featured Instagram account which features the SoWa Power Station will appeal to fans of architecture and those who live in or near Boston’s South End neighborhood. This building had the distinction of being the largest power generation plant when it was built in 1896, but when Sergio and I moved to the South End in 2003 it was used as a parking lot. Recently, the 100+ year old property is being restored by GTI Properties to be converted into office and special event space.
Perhaps the coolest event Sergio and I ever attended at the Power Station was Illuminus Boston, but there have been many events hosted through the years and as this property is transformed, I’m curious to see what / who else may make use of this unique property. The Instagram account started posting photos in early October and the photos are a combination of special events that have been hosted in this space as well as the ongoing construction to update this unique building.