The Harvard Allston Land Company is soliciting proposals from developers for the initial construction phase of its Enterprise Research Campus in Allston in a formal request issued Friday, according to Harvard spokesperson Brigid O’Rourke.
As concert-goers swarmed Allston over the weekend for the annual Boston Calling music festival, local businesses and residents were divided on their feelings about the shows happening in their own backyard.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow honored 16 grant recipients of the Harvard Allston Partnership Fund — a program that supports neighborhood improvement projects and educational programming for Allston-Brighton residents — at a ceremony Monday afternoon.
The Boston Society of Architects hosted an Allston Esplanade Design Workshop Thursday evening, encouraging public participation in designing open spaces around upcoming construction projects in the Allston area.
Nohria said that in recent years the school has put in place a number of admissions and outreach strategies aimed at attracting and retaining a more diverse student population during an interview Tuesday.
Harvard’s ArtLab in Allston is expected to open in mid-September 2019. When finished, the 9,000 square foot space, which is designed to be carbon net-zero, will feature eight rooms for artistic use including an artist workshop and a recording studio.
With the construction of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ new complex in Allston almost complete, SEAS Dean Francis J. Doyle III said one of his foremost priorities is to “close the gap” — both physical and perceptual — between the new facilities and the main campus in Cambridge.
Hedge-fund manager David E. Goel ’93 and Stacey L. Goel donated $100 million to Harvard for an arts research and performance space in Allston, the University announced Thursday.
The $1.1 billion project — which may not begin for a few years and may take up to eight years to complete — will lower the Mass. Turnpike to ground level in Allston and elevate Soldiers Field Road along the Charles River onto a new viaduct above the highway.
Twenty One Pilots, Travis Scott, and Tame Impala will headline this year’s Boston Calling music festival Memorial Day weekend in “a lineup of epic proportions.”