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Harvard Kennedy School

Photograph by Peter Vanderwarker


Panelists discuss what it looks like, what led us here, and what can be done to fix it. 


The proposed 14-acre parcel, in purple stripes, sits south of Harvard Business School and east of the new science and engineering complex. The larger purple space represents the full 36-acre parcel eventually planned for commercial development. 

Courtesy of the Harvard Planning Office

The first step of what may become a much larger commercial district


A rendering of planned development in the 14-acre space south of Western Avenue

The University unveils plans for a non-academic “innovation” district. 


Harvard unveiled plans to build an $12.5-million ArtLab in Allston. The 9,000-square-foot building will have a projected lifespan of 10 to 15 years.

Rendering by Barkow Leibinger Architekten

Harvard presented design details for the new Allston project at a city meeting this week.


Assembling the science and engineering complex in Allston (with work on the district energy plant distantly visible to the rear of the site)

Image from the SEAS Construction Cam

A campus construction program of unprecedented proportions

September-October 2017

Harvard’s business and engineering faculties join forces on a new technology-design degree—before they co-locate in Allston.

September-October 2017

An artistic rendering of the future WE ALL installation

Courtesy of the Graduate School of Design

The “WE ALL” art installation aims to foster connections between Harvard and Allston.


President Drew Faust

President Drew Faust

An expected transition, as the University’s twenty-eighth president plans to conclude her service.


Business dean Nitin Nohria and engineering and applied sciences dean Francis Doyle III meet at the classrooms above the iLab to discuss their faculties’ new joint master’s degree.

Eliza Grinnell, SEAS Communications

A new joint business-engineering master’s program to accelerate innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership for technology companies