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Boston Host City Workshops

June 7, 2004


Monday, June 28

Blue Hill Avenue Redevelopment: A Neighborhood Reborn!

When he first became mayor in 1993, Mayor Menino committed to bringing new investment and development to the Blue Hill Avenue corridor. Since then the corridor has seen approximately $90 million in public and private business development, new housing, and infrastructure improvements. Walk the neighborhood and see first hand the revitalization of this unique area - everything from commercial/retail to housing projects.

Washington Gateway - Main Streets in Action!

Washington Gateway Main Street is the comprehensive, community-based organization guiding the revitalization of Washington Street in the South End and Lower Roxbury. A blighted neighborhood only seven years ago, Washington Street is now a vital, renewed center for urban living and a destination for shoppers. The street's revitalization is a national model for neighborhood business district revitalization, transit-oriented development and density consistent with the principles on "New Urbanism".

Inside the Big Dig!

It was history in the making and it's done! Learn about the nation's largest public works project - an engineering marvel! You will hear first hand from budget, engineering and other project experts about this one of a kind project and see it first hand!