Tag: urban renewal

Entrepreneurs Flex Their Creative Muscles in Somerville

  Tucked between Somerville Ave. and the Fitchburg Commuter Rail tracks, in unassuming buildings that once housed factories, you’ll find some of the most daring and creative entrepreneurs in Massachusetts. Two organizations, Artisan’s Asylum and Brooklyn Boulders Somerville, have moved into these old buildings, fixed them up, and created something that you have to see…

Kendall Square is a Model for Smart Urban Renewal

An opinion piece from Paul McMorrow in today’s Boston Globe speaks of Kendall Square in glowing terms. You should read the whole article, but here’s the key paragraph: As mega-developments in Boston’s Seaport, Somerville’s Assembly Square, and Quincy Center speed ahead, Kendall Square’s revitalization effort, which is dominated by funky independent retailers, stands out as…