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Boston City Hall
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City of Boston Outlines Plans for Life Science Campus Along Beacon Street

The Boston Planning and Development Agency discussed the construction of a life science campus along 155 North Beacon St. with Allston-Brighton residents and the Impact Advisory Group during a Tuesday webinar.

Boston City Hall
Allston

City of Boston to Study Potential New Community Center in Allston

Officials from the city of Boston presented initial plans on Thursday in the first of four scheduled meetings to discuss and conduct a study on the potential new community center in Allston.

Harvard Ceramics Program
Harvard in the City

Students, Residents, Artists Laud the Harvard Ceramics Program

Amid the many prominent attractions on Harvard’s Allston campus, including the $1 billion Science and Engineering Complex and the Harvard Business School, a small creative haven took root at Barry’s Corner decades ago: the Harvard Ceramics Studio.

PILOT Payment Graph
City Politics

For 11th Year in a Row, Harvard Falls Short of Boston’s PILOT Request

For the 11th consecutive year, Harvard did not pay the full amount requested by the City of Boston as part of a program in which nonprofits voluntarily give money to the city in lieu of taxes.

Barry's Corner
Allston

Allston Residents Express Opposition to Western Avenue Corridor Rezoning Plans

Allston residents expressed opposition to the Boston Planning and Development Agency’s rezoning plans for the Western Avenue Corridor at a public meeting on Thursday.

Herter Park
Allston

State Outlines Plans to Improve Herter Park in Allston

Massachusetts state officials outlined plans on Wednesday to revitalize Herter Park in Allston by improving access to the Charles River and narrowing Soldier’s Field Road to create space for “green transportation.”

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Allston

Harvard Proposes New Site for the American Repertory Theater in Allston

Harvard proposed a new site for its American Repertory Theater in Allston on Thursday, asking members of the Harvard Allston Task Force to weigh in on a prospective location near its athletic complex.

Allston Enterprise Research Campus Overhead
Allston

Allston Enterprise Research Campus Overhead

The future site of Harvard's Enterprise Research Campus in Allston.

Allston Enterprise Research Campus Construction Entrance
Allston

Allston Enterprise Research Campus Construction Entrance

Harvard's Enterprise Research Campus will be located at 100-112 Western Avenue.

Allston Enterprise Research Campus Overhead
Allston

How Harvard Moved Into Allston

Roughly one-third of Allston's land belongs to Harvard. But the University faces a decades-old distrust among some residents.

Allston and Charles River
Allston

Charles River Advocacy Group Discusses I-90 Project Flood Risks

In a Tuesday webinar, the Charles River Watershed Association urged Allston-Brighton residents to advocate for a review of flood risks in the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s Allston Multimodal I-90 Project.

Allston and Charles River
Allston

City of Boston Approves First Phase of Harvard’s Allston Campus Expansion

The city of Boston on Thursday approved the first phase of Harvard’s proposed campus expansion in Allston, a major advancement in the University’s efforts to build a vast development complex in the neighborhood, where it has run into vocal opposition.

Allston and Charles River
Harvard in the City

Harvard Reaches Agreement on First Stage of Allston Development, Clearing Path for Approval

Harvard University has agreed to increase its commitment to affordable housing construction in the first phase of its proposed campus expansion in Allston, earning the support of key Boston officials and clearing the way for the city to approve the opening stage of the school’s vast expansion plans in the neighborhood.

Allston Sign
Allston

At BPDA Meeting, Harvard Affordability and Green Space Commitments Draw Skepticism from Some Allston Residents

An agreement announced Tuesday that will allow Harvard to move forward with the first stage of its developments in Allston is similar to a proposal the University unveiled at a public meeting on June 30, which some residents said wasn’t enough to address their concerns.

People of Allston-Brighton
Allston

The People of Allston-Brighton

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.

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