Transforming Boston: Connecting Communities Back to the City: 1960-1990

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In the 1970s and 1980s, business in Boston began to improve. Yet, many of the neighborhoods continued to struggle. New development strategies worked to bring neighborhoods into the planning process and deals with developers helped to give some of the benefits of these projects to the impacted residents. However, the benefits of were not shared equally. Increased wealth led to higher prices in some areas while social and racial strife depressed values in others.

Panelists:
-Langley Keyes, MIT
-Paul Chan, MHIC
-Ann Hershfang, WalkBoston
-Karilyn Crockett, City of Boston

Moderator: Rep. Byron Rushing, Massachusetts House of Representatives

This is part two of our Transforming Boston Series. For more information please follow the link:

https://www.masshist.org/calendar/series/transforming-boston