Boston, Massachusetts: Berkeley Building Weather Beacon

The spire of an office tower glows either blue or red depending on the weather.

Address:
200 Berkeley St., Boston, MA
Directions:
Downtown, atop the Berkeley Bldg, which occupies the block between St. James Ave., Stuart St., Clarendon St., and and Berkeley St.
Hours:
Best seen at night. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Free
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Berkeley Building Weather Beacon

Steady Red - Rain Ahead

[Chris Harmon, 12/05/2015]

Thank you, Berkeley Building Weather Beacon!

Daytime view of spire.

Berkeley Building Weather Beacon

Steady blue, clear view; Flashing blue, clouds due; Steady red, rain ahead; Flashing red, snow instead. Flashing blue and red, the curse of the Bambino is dead! (2007 Red Sox World Series win). The weather beacon will also flash red during baseball season if the Sox game is canceled.

[Robert, 10/16/2013]

The Beacon, which resembles a futuristic louvered lantern, glows either blue or red, and stands atop a 26-story office tower. It's visible for miles.


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