Category: Boston Waterfront

Jill Valdes Horwood Appointed Director of Barr’s Waterfront Initiative

Experienced policy advocate to lead expanded initiative to achieve an inclusive, vibrant, and resilient Boston Harbor waterfront.

May 02, 2019 | Category: Barr News

Barr Foundation Extends Commitment to Boston Waterfront

Jim Canales

Jim Canales

President & Trustee

With opportunity to build on progress and advance an ambitious vision, foundation launches search for full-time director of its waterfront initiative.

February 07, 2019 | Category: Special Initiatives

A People’s Guide for the People’s Harbor

Victoria Wu shares a new guide from Conservation Law Foundation to help visitors and residents understand and advocate for their rights on the Boston Harbor waterfront.

January 15, 2019 | Category: Special Initiatives

New Photo-Essay Explores Boston Waterfront

Trevor Pollack

Trevor Pollack

Program Officer and Manager of Special Projects

Through photography, artist Leonardo March captures the human experience on Boston’s waterfront.

December 19, 2018 | Category: Special Initiatives

Reimagining the Future of Boston’s Waterfront

A recent survey of Boston residents reveals widespread support for a waterfront that is resilient and open to all.

October 30, 2018 | Category: Boston Waterfront

Partners Join to Create a Waterfront Where All People Feel Welcome

Trevor Pollack

Trevor Pollack

Program Officer and Manager of Special Projects

Nonprofits unite under shared vision for the Boston waterfront.

April 05, 2018 | Category: Special Initiatives

The Imperative for Aspiration

Jim Canales

Jim Canales

President & Trustee

Five questions for a world-class city to create a great public realm.

October 26, 2017 | Category: From the President

Inspiring Joy and Promoting Peace on Boston’s Waterfront

Jim Canales

Jim Canales

President & Trustee

The Martin Richard Charitable Foundation and partners celebrate the groundbreaking of Martin’s Park.

August 17, 2017 | Category: Special Initiatives

Barr Announces Request for Proposals as Part of Waterfront Initiative

Jim Canales

Jim Canales

President & Trustee

Foundation issues RFP to support constituency-building for a great public realm along Boston’s waterfront.

August 01, 2017 | Category: Special Initiatives

King Tides Preview Rising Seas

Jim Canales

Jim Canales

President & Trustee

Boston’s recent “King Tides” provided a glimpse into the near-future—what scientists predict will be the “new normal” of daily high tides by mid-century.

November 21, 2016 | Category: Climate