45 BEACON

45 BEACON LETTE R FROM HEADQUARTERS A "FACE LIFT" FOR THE "HOUSE O N THE HILL or most of us, the AMS has always been at 45 Bea- tural changes made t o allow what had been a private home t o become a place of business. Care was taken, con Street in Boston. This address, and the grand "house on the hill" located there, has represented however, t o preserve a great deal of the historical as- pects of the building and t o be sensitive t o its charac- AMS for over 40 years—longer than most of us have been in the profession. The story about how AMS ter and heritage. This resulted in the wonderful space depicted in the photos and text of the 1960 and 1966 ended up at 45 Beacon is told wonderfully by White and Caskey (Bulletin, 62, 493^97 ) and is available at postrenovation articles (Bulletin, 41 , 507-5 16; and 47, 28-30). The staff feels privileged t o work in the build- the AMS Journals Online site. It will suffice t o say here that Kenneth Spengler, the first executive director of ing—despite its special quirks and the inefficiencies that come from using http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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LETTE R FROM HEADQUARTERS A "FACE LIFT" FOR THE "HOUSE O N THE HILL or most of us, the AMS has always been at 45 Bea- tural changes made t o allow what had been a private home t o become a place of business. Care was taken, con Street in Boston. This address, and the grand "house on the hill" located there, has represented however, t o preserve a great deal of the historical as- pects of the building and t o be sensitive t o its charac- AMS for over 40 years—longer than most of us have been in the profession. The story about how AMS ter and heritage. This resulted in the wonderful space depicted in the photos and text of the 1960 and 1966 ended up at 45 Beacon is told wonderfully by White and Caskey (Bulletin, 62, 493^97 ) and is available at postrenovation articles (Bulletin, 41 , 507-5 16; and 47, 28-30). The staff feels privileged t o work in the build- the AMS Journals Online site. It will suffice t o say here that Kenneth Spengler, the first executive director of ing—despite its special quirks and the inefficiencies that come from using

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Published: Nov 1, 2002

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