Welcome to GentriWatch, where we look for signs of gentrification happening around the city. EGLESTON SQUARE in Jamaica Plain has become one of the most contentious […]
In this town, the Boston Redevelopment Authority rules supreme. Accountable only to the mayor, it exerts total control over zoning, planning, and development—an anachronistic concentration of power not found anywhere else in the country. As the Menino era draws to a close, it’s time for the agency to go.