Category: Boston Waterfront

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

Barr Seeks Waterfront Initiative Director

New position to lead efforts to ensure all people and neighborhoods of Boston enjoy and benefit from our city’s waterfront.

February 07, 2019 | Category: Job Openings

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