Jonah S. Lefkoe
First 11 Biotech Startups Admitted to Harvard’s Life Lab
The Harvard Life Lab, a new biotech research and enterprise facility in Allston, has selected 11 young companies to take up residence in advance of its November opening.
Criticized for Lack of Transparency, Boston Redevelopment Authority Applies a Fresh Coat of Paint
Backed by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the BRA is seeking a facelift after reforming its management structure, neighborhood planning, and community outreach.
Harvard-Allston Shuttle Bridges Expanding Campus
The Allston Campus Express shuttle's daily journey bears witness to Harvard’s recent expansion into Allston.
City of Boston Seeks Harvard Funding for Playground Revamp
As Harvard continues its rapid growth in Allston, the Boston Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking University funding to revamp North Allston’s Smith Field playground.
Continuum Development Struggles to Lease Space
Though Continuum aims to invigorate North Allston by uniting town and gown, early lease sales at the new residential and retail complex have come in fits and starts, according to local real estate experts.
Allston Task Force Chair Opens First Meeting of 2016
Harvard detailed two updates to its Allston plans Thursday at a mostly conflict-free Harvard-Allston Task Force meeting.
Harvard Updates Allston Development Plans
Over the last two weeks, the Boston Redevelopment Authority has published two online amendments to Harvard’s Institutional Master Plan, the University’s blueprint for its Allston developments.
BRA Eyes Allston Railyard Planning in Shadow of Harvard
The Boston Redevelopment Authority gave a public presentation Wednesday night to discuss plans for Harvard-owned land in Allston, soon to be a site of tumultuous activity as the Massachusetts Department of Transportation straightens the portion of the Massachusetts Turnpike running through the land parcel.
Harvard to Construct Biotech ‘Life Lab’ in Allston
Pending approval by the City of Boston, the proposed Life Lab will feature 36 lab benches, fume hoods, tissue culture and microscopy facilities, a private faculty-in-residence lab suite, conference rooms, and co-working spaces to support team planning.
Allstonians Frustrated with New Location of Meetings
As Harvard marches forward with Allston construction, some local residents say getting to Harvard-Allston Task Force meetings to make their voices heard is too much of a hike.