August 20, 2003, 12pm PDT
Conflicted residents of an exclusive Boston neighborhood assert not being against homelessness, and meanwhile propose a fence to keep them out.
August 13, 2003, 6am PDT
Boston area artists are making reverse commutes to escape the escalating costs of studio space in the city.
August 12, 2003, 10am PDT
Residents fearing for their lives in Boston's Chinatown patiently wait as the City promises less crime with a long-term redevelopment strategy.
August 11, 2003, 11am PDT
Boston will create a general fund for hotel financing to jump-start economic development in the City.
August 6, 2003, 11am PDT
The Massport Authority will sell ad spaces on Boston's new Tobin Bridge to deal with the state budget crunch.
August 5, 2003, 11am PDT
A unique zoning law and carefully kept historical records in Massachusetts have created a loophole that is being exploited by developers.
August 4, 2003, 12pm PDT
A dozen design firms are targeted to recover Big Dig overuns that total up to $102 million.
August 4, 2003, 9am PDT
The "flash mob" phenomenon hit Boston over the weekend. They are synchronized, collective, and so far, pointless.
The Christian Science Monitor
August 1, 2003, 6am PDT
Electricity-generating wind turbines would add to the list of alternative energy sources on the islands of Boston Harbor.
July 31, 2003, 8am PDT
'Fierce' competition amongst architecture firms vying for the North Point development in Cambridge, MA, reflects a slow economy and an interesting site.
July 30, 2003, 7am PDT
Open space advocates laud Massachusetts governor's efforts to protect public parks from development.
July 25, 2003, 6am PDT
Planners and design organizations are criticizing "the lack of vision" in the design for the Wharf District section of the Surface Artery in Boston.
July 21, 2003, 11am PDT
Weymouth Landing station, the first stop on the proposed Greenbush rail line, is a classic example of how mitigation in major public works projects is necessary, but expensive.
July 19, 2003, 1pm PDT
A federally-funded planning study in Massachusetts will take a comprehensive look at water management in one of the fastest-growing regions in the state.
July 16, 2003, 10am PDT
Boston is divided over the next steps for transit improvements, post Big-Dig.
July 15, 2003, 7am PDT
Jane Holtz Kay, the author of Asphalt Nation, shows how the privatization of public space results in the city selling out step by step, kiosk by kiosk.
July 12, 2003, 5am PDT
Massachusetts "anti-snob" zoning law continues to foreground tension over the need for affordable housing and how many units communities are willing to accept.
July 10, 2003, 6am PDT
Author reminisces over memories of Harvard Square, when it was once a haven for Modernist-minded architects, like Jose Luis Sert and Benjamin Thompson.
July 9, 2003, 8am PDT
Massachusetts state legislature proposes a bill to assist localities in managing recent budget cuts.
July 8, 2003, 11am PDT
Writing in a Boston Globe editorial, David Dixon explains why Americans' fear and loathing of density is ironic and dangerous.