The groundbreaking for One Boston Way, a large residential complex planned near the MBTA commuter rail station, attracted several local and state officials. Halvorson Design is collaborating with the MINCO Corporation and architects GSD Associates to transform a former MBTA parking lot into a new transit-oriented, multifamily residential community that will form Newburyport’s first Smart Growth District.
The City of Portsmouth hosted its first public meeting in December to share conceptual designs and gather public input related to the North Mill Pond Trail and Greenway project.
Halvorson Design is leading a team that includes engineers Tighe & Bond and DeRosa Environmental to develop a linear greenway along the North Mill Pond as well as a new 1-acre community park between Maplewood and Market Streets. The greenway will feature a new multi-use path for bicycles and pedestrians that extends from Bartlett to Market Street.
In December, Mount Auburn Cemetery unveiled the newly restored and expanded Bigelow Chapel, capping off a year of improvements designed to enhance the site and buildings at one of New England’s most famous historic sites.
The renovation and addition, designed by William Rawn Associates with landscape architecture by Halvorson Design, introduced an updated crematory as well as a new multi-use event space overlooking the re-imagined Asa Gray Garden, also designed by Halvorson.
Catherine Carlock of the Boston Business Journal tours Clippership Wharf, East Boston’s largest waterfront development, with Nick Iselin, general manager of Boston development for Lendlease. Currently under construction, this waterfront residential development, designed by The Architectural Team with landscape architecture by Halvorson Design, sits on a combined 12 acres and at full build-out will feature four buildings surrounding a central courtyard.
At the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce government affairs forum in October, Mayor Walsh released the Climate Ready South Boston report to a group of business leaders.
The South Boston-specific plan—developed by Arcadis, Halvorson Design, the Woods Hole Group, and CivicMoxie—Identifies major flood pathways in the district and outlines recommendations for protecting the city’s’ most vulnerable areas.
The Bristol County Agricultural High School plans to break ground next fall on a $104 million project to add approximately 196,000 square feet to its facilities, thanks to a grant from the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA). Halvorson Design is collaborating with HMFH Architects to design the expansion.
Wicked Local Cambridge talks with Mount Auburn Cemetery’s Vice President of Cemetery and Visitor Services, about how this nearly 190-year-old cemetery manages to stay “open for business” through innovative new ways of memorialization.
Mount Auburn Cemetery has been developing additional burial space since the 1990s, after working with Halvorson Design on the master plan for their 175-acre.private cemetery.
Cynthia Smith and Iris Lin traveled to Washington, DC, to accept the Top Honor Award from The Waterfront Center for the transformation of a contaminated industrial site into a resilient waterfront park that not only serves as a critical link to the Boston Harborwalk and the Neponset River Greenway but also restores the shoreline back to its original form as a salt marsh habitat.