Tuesday, October 9, 2012

HBI’s Projects in Fields Corner Contribute to District’s Blossoming, Reports The Boston Herald


Evelyn Darling, executive director for Fields Corner Main Street,
in front of the Golden Building. Photo courtesy of
The Boston Herald and photographer Dominick Reuter

On Sunday, October 7, The Boston Herald featured a lengthy story about the revitalization of Dorchester’s Fields Corner, one of Historic Boston’s Historic Neighborhood Centers program districts.  Two HBI-led projects—at the Golden Building and the Lenox Building—were singled out for their positive impact on the neighborhood not only aesthetically, but in their providing improved commercial spaces for two popular new businesses.

This is great evidence to support the idea that historic preservation can play a pivotal role in good real estate development projects that improve the economic health of neighborhoods as well as the way they look. The story rightly lauds the continuous hard work of HBI’s partners on the ground—Fields Corner Main Street, Inc. and Viet-AID—noting the many effective ways those organizations have helped drive the positive changes described in the piece. So—here’s to more good things to come for Fields Corner!

Read the article here.

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