Boston's Changing Neighborhoods
Presentations, Forums, & Recordings
Urban Forum;

On February 4, 2016 the Boston Preservation Alliance hosted an Urban Forum: “Boston’s Changing Neighborhoods: How You Can Impact Your Community’s Future” at the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building in Roxbury. Panelists included:

  • Lance Freeman, Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University;
  • Japonica Brown-Saracino, Associate Professor of Sociology at Boston University;
  • Peter Roth, President of the New Atlantic Development Corporation; and
  • Dana Whiteside, Deputy Director for Community Economic Development, Boston Redevelopment Authority. 

The event was sponsored by Simpson Gumpertz & Heger and Sasaki and broadcast by WBGH Forum Network. 


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Boston Modern: The Spirit of Reinvention

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City of Boston Archives

201 Rivermoor Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132
(617) 635-1195

Neighborhood Preservation Workshops

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Inspectional Services Department (ISD)

1010 Massachusetts Avenue
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 635-5300

Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA)

One City Hall Square
Floor 9
Boston, MA 02201
(617) 722-4300

Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC)

City of Boston Departments and Commissions

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