​On Thursday April 11 National Development, our client, hosted an INK BLOCKparty to mark the start of construction on its $200 million INK BLOCK project at the former Boston Herald headquarters in the South End. Mayor Menino spoke at the event who was joined by Councillor Bill Linehan, Representative Aaron Michlewitz, Ted Tye of National Development and longtime Herald columnist Joe Fitzgerald. The event included an original INK BLOCK film; exceptional branding by our partners at Doerr Associates; local graffiti artist Cyrille Conan; original INKBLOCKtails invented by the South End's Union Bar and Grille; a sampling of the local music by saxophonist Paul Jefferson; and food by the South End's Above and Beyond Catering; to celebrate “Life South End Style.” The event was covered by broadcast and print media include the following: Boston.com: Ink Block breaks ground at former Boston Herald site Boston Herald: South End's Ink Block development kicks off Boston Herald: Presses rolling on Herald site revamp Boston Business Journal: Tearful toppling: Tawdry tabloid's HQ is toast Boston Business Journal: Work under way to transform former Herald site (print) South End Patch: Former Herald Building Demolition, Ink Block Construction to Start Boston Luxury Apartments: Think Ink. Groundbreaking Ceremony of Ink Block, former Boston Herald in the South End Metro: Ink Block project breaking ground at former Boston Herald site Curbed: Building Stories Curbed: 9 Awesome Things We Learned at the Ink Block Block Party Bisnow: Ink Block Groundbreaking BostInno: Are You Trendy, Edgy & Stylish? Perfect! Ink Block South End is Building Your Next Apartment Boston Globe: Work to resume on Filene's project Boston Hospitality and Tourism Industry Blog: Ink Block work begins in South End NECN: (from Critical Mention) NECN: TWIB: Red Sox sellout streak, Kendall Square Ink Block project Fox 25: (from Critical Mention) anker & Tradesman: With Herald Building's Obit Written, Big Changes In Store SoWa Boston: Ink Block : Setting Not Just the Trend But the Tone Boston Herald: Thriving in new era, paper salutes past South End Patch: Things to Know in the South End Today, April 11: Ink Block Demolition Ceremony Boston Herald: Old Herald Building Remembered At Ink Block Ceremony YouTube – Chris Lovett: Herald Site Demolition Paves Way for “Ink Block”