NAR NXT Field Experiences

Remember the joy of finding out you were escaping the classroom for a day of learning out in the world? Then the new NAR NXT Field Experiences are for you! Venture off-site and explore the real estate community in real-time, with insider access to influential leaders and exclusive spaces you can only get as an NAR NXT attendee – no permission slips necessary!

Boston Green Scene

Date: Wednesday, November 6
Time: 1:00-5:00 pm

The city of Boston is often recognized for its rich history, but with its carbon reduction goals and support of numerous initiatives to both address the climate crisis and improve overall quality of life, Boston has quickly reinvented itself as an innovative and sustainable city.

Learn about the latest advancements in sustainable design, renewable energy, and green infrastructure as we explore the forward-thinking initiatives driving Boston toward a more resilient and environmentally responsible future. During this tour, explore iconic buildings and groundbreaking projects that are shaping Boston’s sustainable identity. You’ll witness firsthand how this historic city is leading the way toward a more affordable, equitable, connected, and resilient future.

Boston Architecture by Boat

Date: Thursday, November 7
Time: 9:30 am-12:00 pm

© Charles Riverboat Company
© Charles Riverboat Company

© Charles Riverboat Company

© Charles Riverboat Company

Experience the city like never before and step aboard an architectural voyage along the historic waters of Boston. You will witness panoramic views of its skyline, where modern marvels blend seamlessly with centuries-old landmarks.

This tour, hosted by Charles River Boat Company, offers spectacular views of historic and contemporary architecture along Boston Harbor, the Charles River Locks, and the Charles River basin. Including landmarks such as Marriott’s Custom House, the Prudential Building, and the Hancock tower, as well as cutting-edge contemporary design by today’s top architects, these are simply the best waterfront views of Boston and Cambridge.

Whether you’re a history buff, a design enthusiast, or simply seeking a leisurely afternoon on the water, join us for an unforgettable exploration of Boston’s architectural treasures.

Boston Architecture

Date: Thursday, November 7
Time: 1:00-5:00 pm

Acorn Street, Boston, Massachusetts, ©joe daniel price/ Moment / Getty Images
Old South Meeting House in Downtown Boston, © Busà Photography / Moment / Getty Images
Bronze Statue of Paul Revere on horse, Freedom Trail with Old North Church in background, Boston, MA, © Joseph Sohm / Corbis Documentary / Getty Images

Step back in time and immerse yourself in this charming architecture tour of Boston’s Beacon Hill and North End neighborhoods. One of the oldest communities in the city, discover Beacon Hill’s elegant Federal-style townhouses, narrow cobblestone streets, hidden gardens, and gaslit street lamps. Considered one of Boston’s most desirable and expensive residential areas in the city, this tour offers a sneak peek inside some of its available houses that define this historic district.

Just past Boston Common Park, the tour will continue into the North End, known as Boston’s “Little Italy” for its Italian American population and Italian restaurants. As the city’s oldest residential community, explore the vibrant streets lined with colorful row houses, Colonial-era dwellings, and ornate Victorian-era residences. Catch a glimpse of Boston’s popular Freedom Trail, which winds through the North End to historic destinations like the Paul Revere House and the Old North Church.

Embark on this captivating journey through time and architecture, where the past meets the present in two of Boston’s most storied neighborhoods. Join this tour and uncover the rich history and charm of Beacon Hill and the North End firsthand.

Highlights from the 2023 NAR NXT Field Experiences

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