Profile Of Boston's Chief Planner

The Globe talkes with Rebecca Barnes, Boston's planning director about her job and her vision for Boston.

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July 20, 2001, 7:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

"Rebecca Barnes is Boston's chief planner. It's a job that didn't exist before Barnes took it last spring. At the time, she was running her own business as a planning consultant. She was also president of the Boston Society of Architects. In her new job, she works in the Boston Redevelopment Authority under director Mark Maloney. We met recently at her apartment in the Mercantile Wharf on Boston's waterfront to talk about her job and the city." Ms. Barnes discusses what makes a city a city, and what makes good urban design.

Thanks to Design Architecture

Thursday, July 19, 2001 in The Boston Globe

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