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Serving the people at columbia point housing development: a report and recommendations...

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    Subjects:
  • Columbia Point, Boston (Mass.) -- Community Development -- Studies.,
  • Columbia Point, Boston (Mass.) -- Social Services -- Studies.,
  • Community development -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Columbia Point -- Studies.,
  • Medical care -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Columbia Point -- Studies.,
  • Human services -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Columbia Point -- Studies.,
  • Recreation -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Columbia Point -- Studies.,
  • Social service -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Columbia Point -- Studies.

  • About the Edition

    ...a study of Columbia Point housing project in order to develop a comprehensive program of health, education, social service, recreation and other community activities for its residents; also recommends improvements in the physical surroundings ranging from new schools, better transportation, specific commercial development, etc.; this item was in the BRA collection...

    Edition Notes

    ContributionsBoston Housing Authority., United Community Services of Metropolitan Boston.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination82 p. + appendices; tables, bibliography, map
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13523318M

    A good place to start is at Columbia Point Marina Park and travel by the Marina and into Howard Amon Park. The path continues about 4 more miles, past a variety of homes along the dike, pocket parks, a beach, sand volleyball court and playground, and onto unique riverfront homes, a boat launch and finally a desert oasis of natural plants that.   There’s a not-wholly-glorious precedent for siting the Obama Library in the city of Chicago but away from “his” university. The JFKennedy Library & Museum was built way out on the Columbia Point peninsula, best known at the time for public housing projects & garbage dumps, because the original Harvard-based proposal fell through. (And it. A graduate of Princeton and Harvard (PhD ), Wood built his academic reputation on the faculty at MIT. An advisor to John F. Kennedy on urban policy, he served in the Johnson administration as Under-Secretary, and briefly Secretary, of Housing and Urban Development before coming to UMass in The two daily papers in Boston wrote stories about the article's findings, with their own interviews of housing project residents, politicians, and a local priest, mostly refuting the findings. A group of women sitting on a stoop in the housing development laughed at the article. "We're not poor," one said. "We shop at Filene's and Jordan Marsh.".


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Serving the people at columbia point housing development: a report and recommendations... by Action for Boston Community Development. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Serving the people at columbia point housing development: a report and recommendations. Item PreviewPages: Serving the people at Columbia Point housing development ; a report and recommendations by Action for Boston Community Development, inc., in cooperation with United Community Services of Metropolitan Boston [and] the Boston Housing AuthorityAuthor: Jessica Holden.

Serving the people at columbia point housing development: a report and recommendations. by Action for Boston Community Development; Boston Housing Authority; United Community Services of Metropolitan Boston. 3% 28 years 9% 19% 13% 1 years Source: Columbia Point Development Study. Harvard-Columbia Point Planning Workshop, - 4 - Yfr Columbia Point is also a costly project for the Housing Authority to operate with an annual operating deficit of approximately $, and a subsequent need for a higher per unit operating subsidy than.

"A Decent Place to Live is a fabulous piece of work. Well-written, candid and engaging, its honesty is refreshing; nothing is swept under the rug.

The voices of the tenants carry the story forward, but the transformation of Columbia Point is set in a political context and the impact of government policies is explored.

A valuable resource for urban planners, architects, housing policy makers. contains architectural plans and specifications for prototype build preliminary architectural plans and specifications, outlines specifications for electrical and heating components of the Columbia Point Target Projects Program/Modernization Program, a "mothballing" status report, relocation status report, security status report; this item was in the BRA collection.

In the late s, Corcoran Jennison Companies, the Boston-based development firm he co-founded, undertook the process of converting the failed Columbia Point housing project into a mixed-income community called Harbor Point, which has become a national model for the federal HOPE VI HOPE VI Program, through the U.S.

Department of Housing and Urban Development. community health centers. The first was built in “Columbia Point, an isolated and troubled housing project in South Boston where tufts had been operating a home health program” (Lefkowitz, ). The other, the Tufts-Delta Health Center, was located in Mound Bayou.

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Beech, Commonwealth, Cathedral in the South End, and Columbia Point, all located in high crime areas, where problems have become overwhelming. As a result, inthe BHA Adminis-trator and the BPD Commissioner agreed to create a BHA Central Security Department whose purpose was to plan and implement BHA operated security programs and service.

The people of The United Methodist Church are putting our faith in action by making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Columbia Point, a Visual and Social Study - Terri Gordon Simmers. Columbia Point: Composite Development Plan - Columbia Point Peninsula Planning Committee, Columbia Point Developer Selection Kit - Boston Housing Authority, Columbia Point Development Study, Harvard-Columbia Point Planning Workshop - Harvard University.

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What a delight to see a new edition of this important history of one of the most notorious housing projects in Boston.

Built as a middle/working-class haven after World War II, Columbia Point fell into ruin in the '60s, but rather than be abandoned, as so many housing projects were at this time, the elegantly situated community (right on Boston Harbor) was rescued by a combination of community Reviews: 9.

The company was a pioneer in Columbia Point’s redevelopment, building the 1,unit Harbor Point housing community and the unit Peninsula apartment complex at Mount Vernon. A Decent Place to Live: From Columbia Point to Harbor Point: A Community History.

Abstract When Boston's Columbia Point housing project was built in the early s on the isolated edge of Dorchester Bay, it was hailed as a noble government experiment to provide temporary housing for working-class families who had fallen on hard times. Columbia Point provided attractive housing for 1, families or close to 6, people for more than 15 years.

Presently, only households remain. Problems in management, maintenance and lack. A fascinating story of people, conflict, continuity, and change, the work captures the rich yet troubled heritage of Columbia Point and celebrates the aspirations and tenacity of its residents. It reclaims a neglected piece of Boston's history and offers important lessons for.

Harbor Point is the brainchild of a developer named Joe Corcoran, who founded Corcoran Jennison Companies in As Jane Roessner recounts in A Decent Place to Live, a history of the project published init was Corcoran who first approached the U.S.

Department of Housing and Urban Development with the idea of turning Columbia Point public housing into a mixed. What a delight to see a new edition of this important history of one of the most notorious housing projects in Boston. Built as a middle/working-class haven after World War II, Columbia Point fell into ruin in the '60s, but rather than be abandoned, as so many housing projects were at this time, the elegantly situated community (right on Boston Harbor) was rescued by a combination of community.

This book, a history of Public Housing at Harbor Point in Boston which is not generally available came with a prompt delivery, in excellent condition, at a good price and is a great book with the history of Boston Housing, Politics and U.S. Housing Policy or rather the failures to meet the responsibilities of s: 9.

The changeover of Columbia Point to private management and mixed housing is modeled after King's Lynne, a successful conversion of an infamous public housing project into a privately managed mixed. Boston Globe photo. Joseph Corcoran, Boston real estate developer ("Columbia Point gives way to upscale Harbor Point," Boston Globe, ).According to the website of the Boston College Center for Real Estate and Urban Action, which he founded, he: earned a national reputation by transforming a Boston neighborhood now known as Harbor Point from a crime-ridden housing.

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Revolving around housing as a concretely political issue, it shows how much local. Homes Development in Louisville, Kentucky will be instituting a policy of steering higher (moderate) income tenants to the tenant management development to increase its monthly rental income. An economic mix may be a desirable goal but housing very low income families must be dealt with.

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The success of the mixed-use, mixed-income Columbia Point Housing Projects on Columbia Point in Boston, Massachusetts inspired and contributed to development of the HOPE VI model. [4] Built inand consisting of approximately 1, apartment units, these apartments had fallen into disrepair and become dangerous as a center of crime and.

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