It’s now called the Hancock-Adams Common, and it’s going to be finished toward the end of this summer. People will soon be able to see the water fixtures taking shape and crews laying down pavers and planting trees. Eventually, statues of John Hancock and John Adams, both Quincy natives, will adorn the walkway.
On the grand opening of the South End's new Ink Underground, Bob Uhlig shares how to make successful open spaces with The Boston Globe's Tim Logan. "Color will help and so will good lighting. Filling the place with popular, consistent programming will go a long way toward making it a destination...You want to get people to come back, repeatedly."