December 28, 2002, 7am PST
The precise location of municipal boundaries is becoming more important as developers look to build on infill sites.
December 15, 2002, 1pm PST
Part of a weekly part of the Boston Globe Magazine called Cityscapes, this installment talks about what happened to Harvard Square - the good and the bad - after it was dug up for an extension of the T.
December 15, 2002, 11am PST
In the second-largest settlement of its kind, Massachusetts will pay $23 million for 8 acres of industrial land needed for the Big Dig.
December 14, 2002, 1pm PST
The Boston Globe presents an extensiove collection of articles, editorials, video clips, and interactive graphics.
December 10, 2002, 12pm PST
Securing federal funding for Massachusetts Transportation projects faces difficulties
December 2, 2002, 5am PST
Anthony Flint investigates how a change in the allowable rate of percolation of septic systems could open up thousands of acres for development in Massachusetts.
November 26, 2002, 8am PST
BRA is both hated and loved. The looming expiration of many of its urban renewal areas has made the agency face its future.
November 25, 2002, 8am PST
Massachusetts Governor Romney has proposed a 'Greenfields Fee' for developers who would build in the countryside.
November 18, 2002, 4am PST
Hosting a major convention -- as Boston will do when it hosts the 2004 Democratic National Convention -- is no longer an "all-around win that civic leaders portray it to be."
November 12, 2002, 7am PST
Across Massachusetts, parkways and boulevards are being recognized as historic landmarks.
November 7, 2002, 11am PST
Boston is ready to embark on a radical new partnership with arts community linking real estate developments and cultural organizations.
November 1, 2002, 8am PST
A "white paper" by the Federal Reserve, and the Security and Exchange Commission urges firms to have backup sites as much as 200 to 300 miles from downtown locations.
October 30, 2002, 8am PST
Colleges have historically not done enough to integrate themselves in their communities. The current trend is a complete turnaround.
October 23, 2002, 7am PDT
As Seattle embarkes on construction of its Alaskan Way Viaduct, the city can learn from the mistakes of Boston's Big Dig.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
October 22, 2002, 11am PDT
Like all experiments, some elements of the architectural vision work, and others don't. But this new MIT dorm clearly makes a statement.
October 15, 2002, 12pm PDT
The massive "Big Dig" project in Boston is dependent on computers and software.
September 30, 2002, 6am PDT
Grafton, MA, changed its zoning to encourage multifamily housing close to the center of town, to contain sprawl. It didn't work.
September 29, 2002, 1pm PDT
A plan to build 170 high-tech windmills runs into surprising resistance off the coast of environmentally-friendly Massachusetts.
September 25, 2002, 9am PDT
A citizens' group in the Boston area funds a lawsuit against a city Planning Board with grant money that was given for "outreach"
September 23, 2002, 11am PDT
Regulating growth and development is becoming an increasingly important campaign issue in elections around the U.S.