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Massachusetts is a U.S. state in New England known for its significant Colonial history. In Boston, its capital, the Freedom Trail is a walking route of sites related to the American Revolution. These include the Bunker Hill Monument, commemorating the war's first major battle in 1775. The city is also home to the Museum of Fine Arts and other notable institutions. The Red Sox pro baseball team plays at Fenway Park.

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Massachusetts State.
Population: 6,811,779.
State Capital: Boston.
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Massachusetts was one of the original 13 states and one of the 6 New England states located in the northeastern region of the United States. Massachusetts is bordered by Vermont to the north, New Hampshire to the east and Atlantic Ocean to the southeast with Connecticut and Rhode Island to the south and New York to the west.


Massachusetts is the sixth smallest state in the region and the capital is Boston. The name "Massachusetts" means "near the great hill" and this hill is believed to be the Blue Hill which is located in the south of Boston.

Massachusetts is unique among the different states due to its culture and history compared to the rest of the country.

Massachusetts was the pioneer when the United States began transforming itself into an industrial powerhouse. Massachusetts' merchants whose income depended on trade began to transit into urbanisation and industrialisation after sever losses during the war of 1812. In 1870s, Massachusetts become the first state in the US where more people lived in cities and towns than rural areas.

Throughout the 19th century, Massachusetts was a leading manufacturing centre. In the first half of the 20th century, competition from the southern states lead to massive economic decline in Massachusetts which caused large scale factories closure in the states. However during World War 2 and the Cold War, new high technology industries that depended on the Federal government's spending blosomed and new built a new economy with Boston as the centre.

 

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The Main Cities in Massachusetts

Below are the top 10 largest cities in the state of Massachusetts and the number of people inhabiting them according to the 2010 national census:

1. Boston - 617,594
2.Worcester - 181,045
3. Springfield - 153,060
4. Lowell - 106,519
5. Cambridge - 105,162
6. New Bedford - 95,072
7. Brockton - 93,810
8. Quincy - 92,271
9. Lynn - 90,329
10.Fall River - 88,857

Famous Landmarks in Massachusetts

Below are some of Massachusetts’s most visited landmarks:

-Situated in the heart of downtown Boston, Boston Common is a public park that dates back to 1634, making it the oldest city park in the US. The Common is close to 50 acres in size and serves as a connection point for a number of parks that wind through Boston’s neighborhoods.

Tallest Buildings in Massachusetts

Below are the tallest buildings in Massachusetts:

-The 200 Clarendon building in Boston is also known as the John Hancock Tower. At 70 stories and 790 feet tall and built in 1976, it has been the tallest building in Massachusetts for 30 years.

1. 200 Clarendon Street (60 stories; 790 feet)
2. Prudential Tower (10 Light Street) (52 stories; 749 feet)
3. Millennium Tower (60 stories; 685 feet)
4. Federal Reserve Bank Building (32 stories; 614 feet)
5. One Boston Place (41 stories; 601 feet)
6. One International Place (46 stories; 600 feet)
7. 100 Federal Street (37 stories; 591 feet)
8. One Financial Centre (46 stories; 590 feet)
9. 111 Huntington Avenue (36 stories; 554 feet)
10. 111 Huntington Avenue (35 stories; 538 feet)

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Stone Aesthetics

Stone Aesthetics

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Jonite Massachusetts Stone (reinforced) Channel Drain Grates (Trench Drain Grates) - Our channel drain gratings (trench drain grates) have redefined the role of gratings in the architectural industry. With Jonite, drainage gratings have moved beyond being merely functional into the realm of design elements.

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The unique material properties of Jonite channel driveway drain grate products which prevents rust and corrosion mean they are equally suited to last a lifetime for both indoor and outdoor applications. > More information on our channel grates here.
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Our Jonite Massachusetts Creative Grates (drain covers) inspire originality on a different level. A variety of more creative designs in creative gratings have also been created for enhanced sensibilities.

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Jonite creative grates come in four categories: Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. Our comprehensive range offers a multitude of themes and designs for architects to choose from. > More information on our creative grates here.
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Jonite created the world's first stone homogenous floor trap (floor drain grate, floor drain cover), achieving desired spontaneity with functional designs. Our aim is to continue designing floor traps that blend seamlessly into any flooring in Massachusetts.

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Jonite floor traps are engineered to fulfill crucial functions while remaining an integral component of the structural floor. > More information on our floor traps here.
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Swimming pools are no longer seen just as an amenity; today they are part of an enticing landscape. With its naturally good looks and suitability superior to natural granite, Jonite makes for the perfect swimming pool grates (swimming pool drain covers) in Massachusetts.

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The small elliptical holes of BabyPebbles and thin slit slots of ChiseledRain eliminate the danger of toddlers catching their toes in the grating. > More information on our swimming pool grates here.
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Jonite brings you the first collection of Banco Series Street Benches (Outdoor Street Furniture) for nature parks and open spaces in Massachusetts. An exciting new concept in street furniture by attempting to eliminate the perception of conventional bulky and heavy stone furniture.

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The utilization of ready-made standard or customized components in fully knock-down or pre-assembled system maintains its sturdy stone structure while justifying cost effectiveness of its class. > More information on our street furniture here.
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Jonite Sump Covers (storm drain covers) are designed to be used on point drainage systems, intermediaries of long open-channel drainage as well as kerb-side drainage in Massachusetts. With load applications similar to channel grates, Jonite Sump Covers offer style, security and functionality.

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Jonite Sump Covers come in a wide range of standard sizes that can be assembled with the addition of Jonite splines to form huge covers, giving you cost effectiveness and sustainability. > More information on our sump covers here.
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Jonite Toilet Grates (Shower Floor Drain Gratings) have redefined the way public toilets are seen in Massachusetts. With natural stone textures and contemporary designs, Jonite has truly transformed the entire landscape of a toilet with our unique toilet gratings.

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Jonite toilet grates are beautifully crafted and created to serve a specific need of dispersing excess and unwanted liquids in public toilets. > More information on our toilet grates here.
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Our tree gratings are available in a variety of designs, shapes, and sizes, Jonite Tree Grates effortlessly integrate into the cityscape, providing space for trees to grow and develop in Massachusetts.

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Approved by the Americans with Disabilities Act(ADA), Jonites Tree Grates are certified ADA compliant and wheelchair friendly. This makes our tree grates popular in hospitals, clinics, and residential areas. > More information on our tree grates here.
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Jonite USA Decorative Grates come in a variety of modern, ornate or nature-inspired designs which are mostly ADA compliant in Massachusetts.

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All Jonite USA Decorative Trench Grates have adjoining patterns designed to seamlessly connect to the adjacent grate. Most trench grates are also designed to comply with ADA (Americans with Disability Act) standards. > More information on our decorative grates here.
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Jonite Ventilation Grilles Massachusetts - Flexibility and strength of material provide designers freedom to design beautiful architectural ventilation grilles vertically or horizontally.

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Created from the same natural aggregates used to create their existing line of hardscape products, Jonite's latest product was born from the industry's unquenchable thirst for exciting new materials. > More information on our ventilation grilles here.
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Designs on Jonite products (custom drain covers & gratings) can be tailor-made to suit any application for any environment, empowering architects to make bold and imaginative statements in Massachusetts.

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Customisable panels easily integrated into hardscape design to create original benches or seatings. > More information on our custom grating products here.
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