As Harvard affiliates continue to interact with and fill the Massachusetts government, it often falls to the University’s own to create policy and settle disagreements that directly affect Harvard. How does their time at the University influence the way they approach these disputes, and what is the effect of Harvard’s impact on Massachusetts leaders?
Harvard announced grants totaling $200,000 to 20 different organizations and programs in Allston as part of the Harvard-Allston Partnership Fund at a ceremony last Thursday.
Promoted by Harvard, Zone 3 Western Avenue is an arts project for Allston’s Western Ave. that seeks to bring public art, creative events, and shops to the area.
The Boston City Council held a hearing to review its payment in lieu of taxes program Friday, hearing testimony from residents and advocates on drawbacks and potential updates to the program that Boston has run since 2011.
Allston-Brighton residents said they are looking forward to the arrival of the award-winning American Repertory Theaeter at 175 North Harvard St., part of a new Harvard development that will also offer housing for affiliates.
The Boston Planning and Development Agency approved a slew of affordable housing across four sites in Allston-Brighton last week, though some local artists took issue with the displacement of studio space.
Dean of Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Francis J. Doyle III reflected on his tenure and his transition to Brown University amid the search for his successor in a Wednesday interview.
The Boston Planning and Development Agency board officially approved the plans for a development on Harvard-owned land at 176 Lincoln St. on Feb. 16 — a key step in the city’s review process prior to breaking ground.
As Allston-Brighton’s Sound Museum prepares to close in late February, neighborhood musicians are seeking alternative rehearsal spaces.
Following a Jan. 25 announcement by Boston Mayor Michelle Wu ’07 of her plans to reform the Boston Planning and Development Agency, Allston advocates expressed skepticism over whether the changes would substantially benefit their neighborhood.
The Massachusetts Turnpike realignment effort in Allston has hit a temporary roadblock following the U.S. Department of Transportation’s rejection of a request from the city and state for $1.2 billion to help fund the $2 billion project.
Harvard to Establish David Rubenstein Treehouse as University-Wide Conference Center on Allston Campus
Harvard will establish the David Rubenstein Treehouse as the school’s first University-wide conference center and a welcome area for the proposed Enterprise Research Campus in Allston, the University announced Wednesday.
The Boston Planning and Development Agency discussed how its construction project on Soldiers Field Road will adhere to recently approved Western Avenue Corridor Study and Rezoning guidelines on Wednesday.
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.
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.