Columbia Point

An aerial view of the Columbia Point area shows the property owned by the Boston Teachers Union in a red box. Image courtesy BTU/Tetra Tech, Inc. Boston 2024 talking with some stakeholders; but no meeting yet with Teachers Union Columbia Point –... Read more
The Lion of the Senate’s tribute to the body that he loved finally became a reality today with the dedication and opening of the Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Dorchester. In a ceremony replete with pageantry, its attendees... Read more
In the latest mark of a winter of discontent, a partial roof collapse at the vacant former Bayside Expo Center on Wednesday morning ruptured a gas line, prompting the evacuation of a neighboring building on Mount Vernon Street and the cutting off of power... Read more
As reported last week in The Reporter, parking is now at a premium at one of the neighborhood’s busiest shopping destinations. The Star Market on Morrissey Boulevard has seen a drastic reduction in parking spots this month as work begins on a neighboring... Read more
Mountains of snow aren’t the only obstacles for shoppers at a popular Morrissey Boulevard supermarket. Available parking spaces have been dramatically slashed at the Star Market near JFK-UMass station this month as an adjacent construction projects gets... Read more
Calf Pasture Pump Station by James Hobin Columbia Point is a corner cut off from the rest of Dorchester, and during most of its history, for different reasons to different people, it was little more than a dead end. The Massachusett Indians called this... Read more
An architectural look at new BTU building. Rendering by Perkins + Will The Boston Teachers Union (BTU) has filed a proposal with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) to bulldoze its existing building on Columbia Point and replace it with a new... Read more
The owners of some of the key Dorchester properties that would be displaced by a plan to construct a massive 170-acre Athletes Village for the Olympics have not yet been contacted by Boston 2024 organizers, despite the fact that a document released by... Read more
The University of Massachusetts is moving forward with plans to build its first-ever student dormitory on the Dorchester campus of UMass Boston. A request for proposals will be issued this spring seeking proposals from private developers who would lease... Read more


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