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Harvard in the City

Bargainfest
On Campus

Graduate Student Union to Air National TV Ads on Harvard Sexual Harassment Protections

The thirty-second advertisement — which will air on channels including CNN, MSNBC, and ESPN — opens with a narrator saying Harvard has a “world-class reputation, and a world-class #MeToo problem.” The campaign will also extend to billboards, radio, and digital media, according to the press release.

Graduate School of Design Lecture
Harvard in the City

Graduate School of Design Lecture

Kimberly Dowdell explains how administering equity in architecture can be redemptive. Citing the work that she has done in Detroit, Mich., Dowdell points out that purchasing vacant homes and then rehabbing them allows for those properties to host families that believe in the future of the city.

kiosk event
Harvard in the City

kiosk event

Cambridge residents gathered in the Smith Campus Center Thursday to view preliminary sketches of a redesigned Harvard Square Kiosk. The kiosk has housed a newsstand since 1984.

Allston Construction
City Politics

Allstonians Call on Harvard to Support Public Dog Park

The petition proposes a number of sites between Lincoln Street, which abuts the Massachusetts Turnpike, and the Charles River. This area includes Harvard Business School and the University's athletics complexes.

Harvard's Enterprise Research Campus
City Politics

Harvard Will Form New Allston Land Company to Manage Planned Enterprise Research Campus

Business School dean Nitin Nohria will chair a governing board that will manage the new land company.

Allston Construction
Harvard in the City

Harvard Highlights Allston Outreach at Task Force Meeting

In light of the fall 2020 opening of the new School of Engineering and Applied Sciences complex in Allston, Harvard has been ramping up its involvement in the local area.

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The new CVS Pharmacy moved right across the street from its former home next to the COOP. It's still open 24 hours, and features a brand new interior.

Undergraduate Council

At Town Hall, Students Call for Change After Arrest of Black Student

Some at the event sharply criticized Harvard for what they called a lack of institutional support. The arrest of the student has drawn allegations of police brutality.

Allston
Harvard in the City

Allston

Some of Harvard's land holdings in Allston.

Mass Hall, Fall 2017
On Campus

Harvard to Preserve Historical Integrity of Mass. Hall in Renovations

The Harvard Planning Office is working with the Cambridge Historical Commission on plans to renovate Massachusetts Hall—the University’s oldest building—this summer.

Continuum Apartment Building
Harvard in the City

Short-Term Rentals May Have Helped Continuum Reach Capacity

Short-term renting may be the reason why a luxury residential complex in Allston has reached full capacity, according to a local real estate agent.

Allston Construction
Harvard in the City

Local Groups Call for Additional Analysis of I-90 Plans

The I-90 realignment will replace the aging Allston viaduct, simplifying and straightening the ramps at the end of the Massachusetts Turnpike.

Rush in the Streets
Harvard in the City

Harvard Announces Truck Safety Initiative

​Harvard will install side guards on large trucks to increase cyclist and pedestrian safety, the University announced Wednesday.

Allston Construction
City Politics

In Allston, Mixed Feelings Over Univ. Funding for West Station

In the wake of the University’s pledge some Allston and Brighton residents said they were thrilled by the promised influx of Harvard money. Others were less optimistic.

Harvard's Enterprise Research Campus
City Politics

Harvard Increases Funding for West Station to $50 Million

The University also promised up to $8 million to help construct another, interim transportation station in Allston in a letter sent to the Mass. Dept. of Transportation.

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