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Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / June 23, 2017
Gracing the north wall of the Storefront Gallery at BSA Space are a series of panels highlighting five of Boston’s diverse neighborhoods. These panels complement the scale model in the center of the space which was created as a planning tool by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) in 1970...
Engaging communities + Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / June 16, 2017
Children design stage sets for their favorite stories while discovering new, creative ways to solve problems This past school year, BSA Foundation architects worked with Boston children on a project called All the World’s a Stage. In collaboration with the Boston Public Library’s...
Engaging communities
by BSA staff / June 9, 2017
One weekend. Your city unlocked. The BSA Foundation is proud to report that #CB17, the second year of Greater Boston’s open-house festival weekend, was a huge success—with vastly improved weather from 2016! The BSA Foundation thanks Common Boston site partners, community partners,...
Engaging communities + Provoking change
by Julia McElhinney / June 2, 2017
On Wednesday May 10, Implementation, the fourth and final event in the Fulfilling the Promise: Community Building and the Emerald Necklace series, shared the knowledge and know-how needed to successfully complete Boston’s Emerald Necklace along Columbia Road. The panelists brought both...
Supporters
by BSA staff / May 31, 2017
Jon Pate president, Pate Landscape Architecture Professional and philanthropic interests: BSA Foundation tops the list, of course! Through my recent work on Symphony Park in the Fenway neighborhood, I became aware of Boston Park Advocates, who aim to elevate the status of all of our parks. Earlier...
Engaging communities + Inspiring vision
by BSA staff / May 26, 2017
Every year students from the Martin Luther King School in Boston participate in a mentoring program through MassHousing, known as STARR (Striving Toward Academic Recognition and Respect). MassHousing staff mentor third through fifth graders at MLK Elementary School, serving as volunteers in...