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McCormack Building
1 Ashburton Pl, Boston, MA 02108

This imposing 1970s -era building stands across the street from the State House and is home to the lion's share ofMore the State's agencies and departments. The McCormack's severe facade stands in stark contrast to the charming brick row homes on Beacon Hill, but the building's design is an appropriate indication of its functional purpose.

Visitors can walk in the lobby but should expect to pass through metal detectors and an ID check before going any further. Within its 22 stories, the McCormack Building houses the following State government offices:

The Secretary of the Commonwealth

The Attorney General

Office of the State Auditor

Abandoned Property (Department of Treasury)

State Retirement Board (Department of Treasury)

Veterans' Bonus (Department of Treasury)

Executive Office of Consumer Affairs

Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development

Executive Office of Elder Affairs

Massachusetts Public Records

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

Massachusetts State Lottery

Executive Office of Public Safety

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

For complete information regarding the locations of State offices and departments visit www.mass.gov.

Zen Restaurant
101 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02108
Located on Beacon Street near the Massachusetts State House, Zen offers a delicious selection of sushi, sake and otherMore traditional Japanese dishes. This cozy establishment features warm orange hues on the walls and in the interior lighting, and two floors of seating including a small bar upstairs. This moderately priced restaurant offers a "zen" atmosphere to contrast the hustle and bustle of traffic near the State House, and patrons can be seen quietly chatting inside over dinner. Take out is available for lunch and dinner, with delivery also available during dinner hours.  
No. 9 Park
9 Park St, Boston, MA 02108

Owned by renowned chef and restaurateur Barbara Lynch, No. 9 Park is one of Boston's most famous fine-diningMore restaurants. Located just steps from the Massachusetts State House, the restaurant is set in an elegant Beacon Hill townhouse and features a warm, romantic interior decor characterized by rich, dark, wood floors and dazzling chandeliers.  

Patrons can expect a truly gourmet dining experience here, from beautifully presented dishes featuring Italian and French influences to exquisite wine pairings selected by Wine Director Cat Silirie.

No. 9 Park also offers custom menus and wine selections for private dinners up to 75 persons, and cocktail receptions up to 100.  

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