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Covering Housing

A Workshop for Journalists


This page will be updated after the workshop with additional resources and links.

Bus Tour Itinerary

    1. Stop at The Ink Block apartments, 300 Harrison Avenue, in Boston’s South End neighborhood. This was Boston’s first urban renewal project in the 1950s and then home to the Boston Herald until late 2000s.
    2. Stops at Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Washington Street and the Villa Victoria development.
    3. Stop at Plaza Betances on West Dedham Street and walk through Villa Victoria to Villa Victoria Center for the Arts on 85 West Newton Street (about a block from the house that Colin Diver – featured in the book Common Ground by Anthony Lukas – bought at 118 West Newton Street).
    4. Stop at Madison Park Village. We’ll meet with Brooke Woodson, vice president of the Madison Park Development Corporation. Woodson will walk us through the development, then take us to Tropical Foods on Washington Street.
    5. We will walk from Tropical Foods to the Bolling Municipal Building, on 2302 Washington Street.
    6. Lunch at the Dudley Dough project in the atrium of the building. We’ll hear from participants in the project during lunch.