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Allston

Univ. Offers Detailed Plans for Expanded Allston Community Programming, Facility

The new facility will house much of the “transformative” programming promised by the University last fall.

Allston

Plans for Potential Allston Rail Station Tabled

Citing budgetary concerns, MassDOT spokesperson Mike Verseckes told The Boston Globe on Tuesday that the proposed rail station, “West Station,” has been delayed, but not cancelled entirely.

Median Asking Rents in Allston-Brighton, 2002-2012
Allston

Median Asking Rents in Allston-Brighton, 2002-2012

Boston Neighborhoods by Vacancy Rate
Allston

Boston Neighborhoods by Vacancy Rate

Owner Occupancy Rate, Allston, 1990-2011
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Owner Occupancy Rate, Allston, 1990-2011

Bosto Neighborhoods by the Proportion of Homes Occupied by Owner
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Bosto Neighborhoods by the Proportion of Homes Occupied by Owner

Allston

Skating Club, Harvard Land Swap Draws Criticisms from Allston-Brighton Residents

Harvard has agreed with to swap two properties in Brighton with the Skating Club of Boston, pending approval by the Boston Redevelopment Authority Board.

Prospective Homeowners Face Competition with Investors
Harvard in the City

As Investor Interest in Allston Grows, Opportunities for Prospective Homeowners Dwindle

Allston residents say that cash-paying investors seeking to rent out properties swoop in and purchase newly available houses before potential homeowners have the chance to make a bid.

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Harvard Business School

i-lab To Open Space for Alumni This Summer

The new space, named the Launch Lab, will hold ten to 12 alumni ventures, which must include at least one alumnus of a Harvard school.

Prospective Homeowners Face Competition with Investors
Allston

Prospective Homeowners Face Competition with Investors

Allston residents looking to buy homes have face several challenges, including competition with groups of investors willing to outbid locals. One such resident, Paola M. Ferrer, who spent the last 6 years trying to buy a home, is pictured in front of her Royal Street condominium building, where she is finally an owner.

Harvard Business School

HBS Breaks Ground on Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center

Harvard Business School broke ground on a new facility for the school’s Executive Education program on Thursday.

Allston

New Ed Portal Initiative Combines Online Courseware, In-Person Lecture For Allstonians

The new initiative was formalized and kicked off by Peter K. Bol during a lecture Monday night.

City Politics

Allston Community Calls for Neighborhood Improvements through Mass. Turnpike Realignment

Approximately 200 community members, transportation officials, and elected representatives gathered to voice their opinions and goals for the $260 million Allston interchange project Thursday evening. The project will impact Harvard-owned land.

Allston

With Turnpike Project Meeting Approaching, Allstonians Hope for Positive Changes

With the first community meeting regarding the Massachusetts Turnpike realignment scheduled for next Thursday, Allston residents said they hope the $260 million construction project will produce positive changes in the community.

March
Student Groups

March

Harvard College and Harvard Kennedy School students joined workers and local community members in protesting the Doubletree Hotel in Allston on Thursday, March 27.

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Freshmen

Survey Part I: Get To Know Harvard’s Class of 2018

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Freshmen

Class of 2018: By the Numbers

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An Evil Woman

Academic Fair at the Plaza
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