The Boston Planning and Development Agency unanimously approved development plans Thursday for relocating Harvard’s American Repertory Theater from its Brattle Street location into Allston, alongside construction of new affiliate housing.
The United States Postal Service plans to re-establish the Allston post office on Harvard Avenue after it closed four years ago. In 2019, USPS shut down the Allston post office, citing structural damages at the site. Now, Boston-based developer Eden Properties is working with the USPS to re-establish the Allston post office.
The Boston Planning and Development Agency hosted a Halloween celebration on Saturday to provide information and seek feedback from residents on the construction of Harvard’s campus expansion in the neighborhood.
As the Massachusetts shelter system strains to accommodate record numbers of arriving families, Allston expanded services in June with the opening of a new family welcome center — though the neighborhood continues to struggle to meet the needs of all.
Each summer since 2016, Somerville-based brewery Aeronaut brings life to an otherwise austere block with yard games, lights, music, and libations as part of its seasonal beer garden pop-up at Harvard’s Zone 3.
Harvard Increases Funding Pledge for Allston I-90 Multimodal Project to $90M as Part of State’s New Financing Plan
Harvard has added $32 million to its pledged cash contribution for the Allston I-90 Multimodal Project — the infrastructure plan poised to transform Allston over at least the coming decade — as part of a new, detailed plan for financing the project unveiled last week.
Construction for the first phase of Harvard’s Enterprise Research Campus in Allston is set to begin this week, after developer Tishman Speyer announced that it secured financing for the project last Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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.