Professor Elisa New delivers a lecture, "Poetry in America: The Poetry of Early New England," on Thursday at the Harvard Allston Education Portal. The event was a collaboration between Harvard X and the Education Portal, allowing for both in-person interaction and discussion while hundreds viewed the presentation from their homes. Members of Professor New's panel included teachers and students from Lexington and Swampscott High Schools.
Harvard will donate a 0.7-acre parcel of land in Allston to the City of Boston as part of a community benefits package attached to the University’s 10-year Institutional Master Plan for development in Allston.
The Harvard-Allston Task Force voted to approve the University’s proposed community benefits package attached to Harvard’s Institutional Master Plan for development in Allston Wednesday evening. The community benefits package will be presented to the Boston Redevelopment Authority along with the IMP at a Boston Zoning Commission assessment on Nov. 20.
Two deans from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences laid out priorities and concerns on behalf of colleagues involved in the planning process for the school’s eventual move to Allston at the monthly meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Tuesday afternoon.
Harvard presented a new package of community benefits totaling $43 million to the Harvard-Allston Task Force on Monday evening.
With the approval of Harvard’s Institutional Master Plan two weeks ago, the Harvard-Allston Task Force is now shifting its focus to finalizing a community benefits package linked to the IMP.
Harvard Business School’s newest addition--Tata Hall, future home for HBS’ Executive Education program--will be officially dedicated on Dec. 9 of this year, according to Andrew F. O’Brien, chief of operations at HBS and overseer of the project.
The plan calls for nine projects that will be completed over the next ten years, representing the first step in Harvard’s long-term vision for its Allston campus.
Members of the Allston community remain divided on the promise of a community benefits package attached to Harvard’s Institutional Master Plan for development in Allston, which the Boston Redevelopment Authority will accept or reject on Oct. 17.
Harvard has planned an additional “transformative suite of projects” for Allston valued at $10 million, in addition to the $28 million community benefit package. There will also be a $2 million public realm flexible fund.
A presentation of a $28 million community benefit package and an additional $10 million for a teaching and learning hub in Allston was bookended by arguments over how community members should address the University’s 10-year plan for Allston at a Harvard-Allston Task Force meeting Wednesday night.
The Harvard-Allston Task Force requested an extension to submit comments on Harvard’s Institutional Master Plan for development in Allston at a packed HATF meeting Monday night.
Allston residents and visitors celebrate the cultural diversity at the Allston Village Street Fair Sunday afternoon on Harvard Street. The festival featured international food trucks and multicultural musical performances..
Midway through the 30th annual Allston Village Street Fair on Sunday, runners from across the city participating in the Brian J. Honan 5k race sprinted along the outskirts of the festival in an unusual twist for the yearly event.
Boston Redevelopment Authority representatives addressed members of the Harvard-Allston Task Force and the Allston community on long-term planning proposals for the University’s development in Allston Monday night.