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Stories: Provoking change

Engaging communities + Provoking change
by BSA staff / July 14, 2017
*Updated November 2017 In March 2016, the play structure at the Charles M. Sumner Elementary School in Roslindale was destroyed by an act of arson. The Sumner schoolyard serves as a play space for over 600 students, as well as community members when school is not in session. With the help of City...
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...
Engaging communities + Provoking change
by Julia McElhinney / May 12, 2017
On Monday, May 1, the BSA Foundation hosted its third of four community conversations focused on enhancing the Emerald Necklace and Columbia Road corridor. This event, entitled Examples from Elsewhere: Copenhagen and Indianapolis, shared ideas and insights from other urban park and trail planning...
Engaging communities + Provoking change
by Julia McElhinney / May 4, 2017
Examples from Elsewhere: NYC and Washington DC On Tuesday, April 25, the BSA Foundation hosted its second of four community conversations focused on enhancing the Emerald Necklace and Columbia Road corridor. This event, entitled Examples from Elsewhere: NYC and Washington DC, explored lessons...
Engaging communities + Provoking change
by Julia McElhinney / April 14, 2017
The Emerald Necklace and Columbia Road Today On March 29, the BSA Foundation recently kicked-off its latest community education series entitled Fulfilling the Promise: Community Building and the Emerald Necklace. This four-part series aims to identify opportunities for community building...
Inspiring vision + Provoking change
by BSA staff / April 6, 2017
To accompany One Room Mansion, the winter 2017 exhibition at BSA Space, several Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA) committees held programs exploring compact housing and its intersections with various aspects of architectural practice. As part of the Focus on Housing series, the BSA Emerging...