This piece profiles five residents from Allston and Brighton who are actively dealing with these challenges and envisioning a better future for their neighborhoods. They provide a snapshot of the character of Allston-Brighton, the lives of the people within it — and the way those lives are changing.
Earlier this month, Massachusetts State Representative Michael J. Moran and University Executive Vice President Katherine N. “Katie” Lapp exchanged a pair of letters discussing Harvard’s communication with Allston residents about its plans for the Department of Transportation’s I-90/Allston Multimodal project.
The developers behind a proposed project at 52 Everett St. in Allston pitched their plans to build a new housing project at meetings hosted by the Boston Planning and Development Agency over the last two weeks.
Amid longstanding tensions between Harvard and Boston's Allston-Brighton neighborhood, there is one University-run initiative that has been welcomed with open arms: the Harvard Ed Portal.
The Boston Planning and Development Agency Board approved on March 10 a residential project at 90 Braintree St. in Allston that plans to replace an existing decades-old building.
The Coalition for a Just Allston and Brighton, a group of Allston-Brighton residents and non-profit organizations, led a protest condemning Harvard’s expansion plans in the Allston-Brighton neighborhood earlier this month.
The Massachusetts “Payment in Lieu of Taxes” Action Group hosted a virtual statewide forum Tuesday to discuss the group’s commitment to calling on tax-exempt institutions to invest in city development.
The Sound Museum, a music rehearsal space and recording studio in Brighton, will move to a new location after life science developer IQHQ offered to finance its relocation.
Harvard announced the grant recipients of the 14th Annual Harvard-Allston Partnership Fund, which awards a total of $100,000 to local nonprofits, on Monday.