Monthly Archives: December 2015

Goddard House project receives mostly positive feedback

December 11, 2015
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) held a community meeting on the Goddard House renovation project as part of the Article 80 approval process, and the community feedback was mostly positive, although there were some qualms about minimal affordability and other topics. The Nov. 23 meeting was held at the Hennigan School and about 30...

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New face of MassArt to revamp fashion department

December 11, 2015
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By Sam Peters Special to the Gazette The Massachusetts School of Art and Design (MassArt), the oldest public school of art and design in the country, will officially open its new Design and Media Center this January, creating much-needed classroom, studio, and display space for the college’s prominent fashion program. The $40.4 million project...

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

December 11, 2015
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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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La nueva cara de MassArt revive el departamento de moda

December 11, 2015
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De Sam Peters Especial a la Gaceta La escuela de arte y diseño de Massachusetts (MassArt), la escuela de arte pública más antigua del país, abrirá oficialmente su nuevo centro de diseño en enero, creando espacio muy necesitado para aulas, talleres y exhibiciones para el prominente programa de moda del instituto. El proyecto de...

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BRA board to vote on S. Huntington Ave. guidelines

December 11, 2015
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) board is slated to vote on the S. Huntington Ave. guidelines on Dec. 10, after the Gazette deadline, and the guidelines are expected to be approved, according to Marie Mercurio of the BRA. The BRA had an “open house” to share the guidelines with the community at the Hennigan...

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Mostly outrage at Boston Compact meeting

December 11, 2015
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Boston Compact held a Nov. 12 community meeting on unified enrollment for Boston Public Schools (BPS) where many attendees expressed outrage over possible BPS school closings and raised concerns over the unified enrollment proposal. Some attendees did support the proposal. About 100 people attended the meeting at First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist...

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BRA board approves Ave. of Arts guidelines

December 11, 2015
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) during its Oct. 15 meeting approved the Avenue of the Arts guidelines, according to spokesperson Nick Martin. The Avenue of the Arts is the portion of Huntington Avenue located between Massachusetts Avenue and Longwood Avenue. The area received its name because it is home to many institutions, including Boston...

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Operation Exit expands

December 11, 2015
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Operation Exit, the City’s reentry program for people with criminal backgrounds, will be expanding by including opportunities in the technology industry through a partnership with Resilient Coders, according to a press release. “Operation Exit is a true example of what can be achieved when people are given second chances and opportunities for a fresh...

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BRA board approves BCH walkway proposal

December 11, 2015
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LMA—The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) board during its Oct. 15 meeting approved Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) proposal for an elevated walkway over Longwood Avenue, according to a press release. The proposed elevated walkway will span the intersection of Blackfan Circle and Longwood Avenue, connecting the fourth floor of BCH’s parking garage to the mezzanine...

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Youth hockey tournament starts Dec. 20

December 11, 2015
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Northeastern University’s Matthews Arena will be hosting games for the 2015 Mayor’s Cup Hockey Tournament, which kicks off on Dec. 20, according to a press release. The citywide tournament, hosted by Boston Parks and Recreation Department with support from The Boston Bruins and P&G Gillette, will span throughout an entire week at local rinks...

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