And one in Cambridge! Major developments and streetscape changes are driving massive transformations in these locales. How will they look in five or 10 years? We have a pretty good idea.
Are there certain shops, bars, cultural institutions and landmarks, random neighborhood features, quirks of the T, etc. that you hope gentrification never sinks its morbid claws in? It's Friday Open Thread time!
In yet another sign of a changing East Boston, a Brookline-based developer has proposed replacing auto shops and a parking lot along Border Street with 64 condos as well around 1,200 square feet of commercial space and an art gallery.
Barely a week after delaying a vote on allowing a Starbucks to open at L Street and East Broadway, Boston's licensing board approved the coffeehouse. The decision caps months of kvetching between foes and friends, chiefly over gentrification.