Columbia Point

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
Dr. J. Keith Motley If advocates are ultimately successful in bringing the 2024 Olympic Games to Boston, Dorchester’s own Columbia Point neighborhood would likely play a major role in the event, with the former Bayside Expo Center site —owned by UMass... Read more
Details of who would pay for the facilities and the public infrastructure that would be needed for Boston to host the 2024 Olympic Games remain murky this week. Boston 2024 organizers say they will reveal more about their larger plans next Wednesday... Read more
Boston Globe's property: Based in Dorchester since 1958. Winstanley Enterprises, the Concord-based company that entered into a purchase-and-sales agreement last month to buy the Boston Globe property on Morrissey Boulevard, is a little-known quantity in... Read more
Police are searching for the suspect in an armed robbery that took place on the UMass Boston campus just after 11:30 a.m. today, according to university officials. A man indicated to a student that he had a firearm at 11:33 a.m. between the Quinn... Read more
Mt. Vernon Street meeting on Nov. 5.: Residents and stakeholders got hands on in reviewing BRA plans for a re-design of Columbia Point's main drag. Photo by Eliza Dewey A city initiative to revamp Mount Vernon Street at Columbia Point is moving ahead,... Read more


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