November 26, 2014

What does home mean to children in South Boston’s Old Colony public housing?

How do you define home? Recently, we asked the children of South Boston’s Old Colony public housing community to share with us what home means to them.  These children have seen a dramatic transformation take place in their community with new homes replacing the original 73-year-old housing through two phases of redevelopment.

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July 2, 2013

Ribbon-cutting marks redevelopment of 40-year-old affordable housing complex

When Angela Holm moved out of Charlesview Apartments years ago, she knew she would always remain a part of the tight-knit community she grew up in. Now she, along with local dignitaries and residents past and present, celebrated the grand opening of the new Charlesview Residences at Brighton Mills. The 340-unit mixed-income, mixed-use development in […]

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January 15, 2013

The Homes at Old Colony

Boston’s Old Colony Public Housing is undergoing a remarkable transformation thanks to a Federal, State and local partnership that is improving the lives of residents in this development and in surrounding neighborhood.  This fall, the Boston Housing Authority broke ground on the second phase of the Old Colony redevelopment project. First constructed in 1941, the […]

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