Boston Globe

I write a weekly column for the Globe op-ed page. It covers development, housing, and sometimes other things, too.

There are a lot of these clips. It will take some time to upload them all. They are coming, though.

An Urgency to Build in Boston. The city is now growing more quickly than New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco; it needs to act like it. May 27, 2014

Old Plans Won’t Work in Boston’s Emerging Downtown. The developer of Tommy’s Tower can’t just start where he left off, because the ground has shifted under him. May 20, 2014

Can Freddie Mac Skirt Mass. Consumer Law? The nationalized mortgage company flaunts a state foreclosure law. May 13, 2014

A Housing Shift Mass. Must Adopt. Towns need to recognize a fundamental shift in where, and how, young Americans live. May 6, 2014

Four Development Ideas Boston Should Steal. April 29, 2014

Parklets a Lively Lure to Downtowns. Suburban Lexington’s embrace of the mini-park shows a shift in downtowns: It’s more important to be interesting than convenient. April 22, 2014

Boston’s Parking Solution is not More Parking. The way to tame cars is to build for people who don’t use them. April 15, 2014

Somerville Sets a Vision for Where it Wants to Go. Early signs show the city setting the tone for a major redevelopment effort. Part of a point/counterpoint on Union Square’s future. April 8, 2014

How Tall will a New BRA Go? Signs of a new direction on the waterfront. April 1, 2014

Seaport Moving in Direction of the Back Bay. Forget innovation – the waterfront is the Back Bay with a sea breeze. March 25, 2014

Ask, then Build in Cambridge. The difference between momentum and an epic brawl is when a neighborhood gets involved in development. March 18, 2014

Putting Cars in their Place. Lessons in making parking garages useful. March 11, 2014

Gentrification vs. Growth in Union Square. The neighborhood’s new transit-oriented zoning runs into an old development fight. March 4, 2014

Spend a Lot — but not on the Olympics. Germany shows how to dream big without wasting money on a two-week party. February 25, 2014

No More Fannie and Freddie Sequels, Please. An investor lawsuit threatens to reinstate a fatal conflict of interest. February 18, 2014

Save Room for Startups that Fuel the Economy. The small firms that keep big ones around need running room, and infrastructure. February 11, 2014

There’s No Middle Ground above the Pike. Developments on land rebound, but air rights projects tend to stay dead. February 4, 2014

Forest Hill’s White Elephant of a Bus Yard. The state is preparing to throw bad money after an outdated idea. January 28, 2014

Four Hard Truths about Housing. Lessons on suburban survival from a new report. January 21, 2014

Allston Rail Yard is Ripe for Growth. The future is the Beacon Park yard. January 14, 2014

Sullivan Square’s Success will Depend on the Orange Line. If the neighborhood’s turnaround is going to stick, the thing enabling it can’t become its undoing. January 7, 2014

The City Menino Built. Hizzoner focused on the things that matter in modern cities: downtown residents and neighborhood retail. December 31, 2013

Old vs. New Seaport Needs Public Debate. On the waterfront, City Hall’s first instinct was to make an end-run around a thorny debate. December 24, 2013

Boston’s Housing Solution Lies in Allston. The city needs to embrace development in its outlying neighborhoods. December 17, 2013

The Comeback of Worcester’s Downtown. Even without CitySquare, the city is making the changes it needs to thrive. December 10, 2013

A Game-Changer for Somerville. The city meets a transit expansion with a unique combination of community planning and urban renewal muscle. December 6, 2013

JP Morgan Faces a $13B Fine, but is Still Winning. The punishment came too late to do any good, because banks have already won the war over preventing the next crisis. November 26, 2013

Get Rid of this Downtown Garage — and One More. With the behemoth Government Center Garage set to fall, can the Harbor Garage be next? November 19, 2013

Citizens United Reshaped Boston’s Mayoral Race. The contest showed that elections have moved far ahead of election law. November 12, 2013

Next Mayor Should Harness Growth for a More Livable City. An agenda for Tom Menino’s successor. November 5, 2013

Use Housing to Heal Scars from the Bulldozer Era. Legacy sites are the best hope for creating mixed-income neighborhoods. October 29, 2013

Worcester’s Downtown Vision. The city deserves credit for its planning and its patience. October 22, 2013

A Boston of Rich and Poor, with No Middle Class. Boston’s construction boom widens the divide. October 15, 2013

Starving the MBTA Will Stunt Boston’s Growth. State lawmakers need to put up or get out of the way. October 8, 2013

Boston Could Be Car-Free. Because it’s how people already live. October 1, 2013

Boston City Hall Should Be Torn Down. Seriously, it’s the worst. September 24, 2013

Seeding a New Boston at the Filene’s Site. What the 625-foot tower says about modern downtowns. September 17, 2013

Opportunity Lost along the Fairmount Line. Planning along the new rail corridor is more worried about gentrification than growth. September 10, 2013

Scared of Heights. Boston calls itself a world-class city, but is afraid to act like it. September 3, 2013

A Byzantine, Only-in-Boston Battle. The holdup at a Jamaica Plain housing development shows costly dysfunction in the system. August 27, 2013

An Unpredictable Mayor when it Comes to Zoning. One day, Boston’s mayor has his thumbs on the scale; the next, he won’t go near it. August 20, 2013

Priced Out of the Innovation District. City Hall loves startups, but has no plans for putting money behind that interest. August 13, 2013

Norwood’s End-Run Around Affordable Housing Laws. The town moves to quietly gut a key law every suburb hates. August 6, 2013

Hope for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure in Mattapan. Lawyers and community organizers mobilize in the neighborhood that’s felt the crisis most deeply. July 30, 2013

Boston’s Zoning Code Can’t Handle Menino’s Housing Goal. The city isn’t set up to greenlight tens of thousands of new units. July 24, 2013

Pieces are Being Put in Place for a Dudley Square Revival. It’s what comes after the new School Department building that counts. July 17, 2013

Suburbs Must Adapt of Wither. A demographic shakeout is coming. July 10, 2013

Community in the Wake of Mini-Highways. Charlestown and Jamaica Plain harness housing. July 2, 2013

A Tonic for Blighted Neighborhoods. Cambridge shows that Beacon Hill’s lock on local liquor licenses is petty and wasteful. June 26, 2013

Class Politics Aggravate Jamaica Plain’s Housing Woes. Neighborhood activists don’t like any project that comes unattached to a subsidy. June 19, 2013

Towers Rise from Big Dig Shadows. The redevelopment of the Government Center Garage and the Boston Garden is North Station’s answer to the Back Bay’s high spine. June 11, 2013

Big Housing Plans for Smaller Cities. Boston can’t carry the state’s housing load. The heavy lifting lies outside the capital. June 4, 2013

Boston’s Aggressive Green Housing Plan. The city is building a green future by challenging private builders to step up their game. May 28, 2013

New Mass. Law has Eased Foreclosures. Home seizures are slowing, not because things are great, but because banks now have to justify takings. May 21, 2013

North Enders out of Line on Parcel 9. NIMBY fights over booze are pointless. May 14, 2013

Downtown Crossing Walgreens is a Sign of Low Ambition. The new drug store should be anything but a drug store. May 7, 2013

MIT’s Next Big Hurdle in Kendall Square. The university’s expansion plans are a microcosm of the local economy: Housing is the last thing anyone things of. April 29, 2013

Seed Urban Neighborhoods with Micro-Apartments. Their value isn’t their size; it’s the population punch they pack. April 23, 2013

Letting the T Crumble. Lawmakers starve the very transit system they expect to carry the region’s development burdens. April 9, 2013

A Downtown Crossing Worth the Wait. The collapse of the old Filene’s redevelopment was the best thing to happen to the neighborhood. April 2, 2013

Wall Street up to its Old Tricks. The only thing investors learned from the 2008 crash was, don’t let them sue you. March 26, 2013

Untangling Boston’s Mini-Highways. The Big Dig was the easy part. What comes next shouldn’t just be road beautification. March 19, 2013

Standing up for Car-Free Development in Boston. An Allston apartment proposal pushes Boston’s development buttons. March 12, 2013

Occupy the SEC Takes on Big Banks on their Own Turf. Speak a language the banks can understand: damages. March 5, 2013

North Station Area is a Blueprint for Neighborhood-Building. Three lessons from the neighborhood’s construction boom. February 26, 2013

The Reason Foreclosures Will Continue. Relief won’t come until Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac ease their hard line. February 19, 2013

Chelsea Reclaims its Waterfront. Is it an industrial port? A park? Both. February 12, 2013

Housing Recovery? Not for All. The case of Ramon Suero shows the pitfalls of the markets uneven gains. February 5, 2013

Adjusting Boston’s High Spine. Replicate the Christian Science Plaza redevelopment effort. January 29, 2013

Criminally Ugly. State officials could fix an East Cambridge eyesore, but they’re blowing it. January 22, 2013

Hip at the Square. Mega-developments should follow Cambridge’s locals-first example. January 15, 2013

Banks Dodge Accountability for Financial Collapse. Goldman’s Abacus deal shows that ruining the economy means never having to say you’re sorry. January 8, 2013

The Twin Phoenixes: Filene’s and the Ferdinand. The year opens with a pair of resurrection stories. January 1, 2013

Seaport is Rising, but not from Tech. Forget this Innovation District stuff. Established, deep-pocketed firms are building the city’s development frontier. December 25, 2012

Community’s Preference Should Decide Parcel 9 Fate. The Greenway is a public benefit from the Big Dig. Don’t sell it to the highest bidder. December 18, 2012

Cambridge Needs to Ditch Parking Lots to Move Ahead. Kendall Square gets it. Central Square is still working on it. December 11, 2012

Everett Site Has a Better Use than a Casino. Hey remember that column from May? Yeah, let’s still do that. December 4, 2012

D Street is Key to the Seaport’s Identity. The corridor will determine whether or not the neighborhood gets tied to the rest of Boston. November 27, 2012

Housing as a Math Problem. If Massachusetts is going to tackle housing costs, it has to convince cities and towns to believe in supply and demand. November 20, 2012

The Fall and Rise of LaFayette Place. The former dead mall’s re-embrace of retail showcases Downtown Crossing’s turnaround. November 13, 2012

Rhode Island and Massachusetts are in a Gambling Arms Race. The only way to deliver on casino promises is by amping up and raiding across the border. This isn’t economic development. November 6, 2012

Jamaica Plain Subjects Development to Identity Politics. The ghost of Whole Foods hangs over the neighborhood. October 30, 2012

Finally, A Building Above the Mass. Pike. The long-delayed Fenway Center tries to write a new game plan for urban air rights projects. October 23, 2012

A Dead End for the Mashpee Casino. The state’s rejected tribal gaming compact is a sign of things to come. October 16, 2012

Finally, Someone Goes after Mortgage Fraud. There’s nothing new in New York’s latest case against JP Morgan. That’s why it’s important. October 10, 2012

The Buzz is Back at Downtown Crossing. Even without a crane over the Filene’s pit, the neighborhood stages a comeback. October 2, 2012

Much-Needed Housing Boom Arrives. Housing construction is soaring, but it’s just a start. September 25, 2012

Red Line/Blue Line Connector Well Worth the Investment. Shelving the transit tunnel short-changes the transit-oriented development bargain. September 18, 2012

The Bridge that Divides. To thrive, Chelsea must tame the Tobin. September 11, 2012

“No” is a Bad Strategy for Cambridge. Residents can’t just wish the real estate market away. August 28, 2012

Mass. Lawsuit Shows Banks Haven’t Changed Foreclosure Ways. Big banks are $25 billion lighter, but still won’t fall in line. August 21, 2012

SEC Shows its Weakness. The decision not to sue over a notorious Goldman Sachs deal signals a deeper weakness. August 14, 2012

Sausage Parcel Smells Rotten. City Hall wants to force a private developer to build an impossible hotel, and beat subsidized competition while he’s at it. August 7, 2012

Tech Goes Downtown. PayPal’s move to the Financial District opens a new front in Boston’s new economy. July 31, 2012

Somerville’s Assembly Square is Better Off without IKEA. The furniture retailer’s exit means the development project can embrace what makes it unique — its location. July 24, 2012

How to Make Parking Garages in Boston Obsolete. Parking wouldn’t be so valuable if commuters had a real, viable public transit option. July 17, 2012

Hingham Standoff Shows Pitfalls of State’s Affordable Housing Law. A standoff in a tony town shows that making municipalities permit modestly-priced housing hasn’t softened the hardened attitudes that birthed the housing mandate. July 10, 2012

Seaport Development Moves at a Slow Pace. The new, post-recession building boom is a thankless grind. July 3, 2012

Foreclosures Are Climbing Rapidly, When They Should Be Slowing. A national foreclosure settlement opens the floodgates. June 26, 2012

Millennium Has Right Plan for Filene’s Pit. In a city that goes nuts over building height, the long-stalled development doesn’t have the neighbors to go nuts over its height. Hence the need for a 600-foot tower. June 19, 2012

Don Chiofaro Strikes a Less Confrontational Tone. But playing nice won’t make all the developer’s problems disappear. June 12, 2012

Just Tear Down the McGrath. The Somerville highway severs neighborhoods the city is trying to reinvent. June 5, 2012

Everett Development Plan a Model for Other Cities. The city tries to re-imagine a dusty industrial stretch. May 29, 2012

A Curveball at Fenway Center. A developer tries breaking the decades-long Turnpike development dry streak, and gets a typically brutal Boston reward. May 22, 2012

Haymarket Pushcart Vendors Need to Embrace Change. Today’s market changed with its neighborhood once. It needs to again. May 16, 2012

Jamaica Plain’s Jackson Square – Its Moment Has Arrived. Fighting urban renewal was the easy part. Putting the neighborhood back together has taken some time. May 8, 2012

How to Make South Boston a Big Draw for Innovation. The neighborhood’s development strategy is really more Waltham than Cambridge. May 1, 2012

The Massachusetts Housing Crisis Continues. As the market rebounds, affordability will become a major challenge again. April 24, 2012

Weird Times at the Sausage Parcel. City Hall pushes an impossible use. April 17, 2012

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Must Write Down Troubled Mortgages. The longer the GSEs wait, the more losses will pile up. April 10, 2012

Unwelcome Sign for New Families. The problems with letting towns shut the door behind the last family to move in. April 3, 2012

Beer Wars in Massachusetts. Why does the state protect wholesaler monopolies? March 27, 2012

OneUnited Bailout Didn’t Help Boston. The troubled bank is troubled because it never bothered acting like a bank. March 20, 2012

What Happens after the Casey Overpass is Leveled? It’ll be a wasted opportunity if the bridge demolition isn’t followed by steps to reconnect the neighborhood around it. March 13, 2012

Another Chance for Dudley Square. The city intervenes to right the wrongs of the square’s last city intervention. March 6, 2012

The NIMBY Playbook. Foes can delay housing for years on the strength of a few court filings. February 28, 2012

Ripe for Building on the Orange Line. Urbanizing the city’s last frontiers. February 21, 2012

A Chance to Reclaim the Esplanade. Crumbling infrastructure opens the door to change. February 14, 2012

The Art of the Deal, Boston-Style. Lessons from the rebirth of Filene’s. February 7, 2012

At Last, Feds are out for Bankers’ Heads. Criminal investigations start catching up with the crimes. January 31, 2012

A Punt on Fannie and Freddie. Lawmakers should stop complaining about salaries at the GSEs, because they shouldn’t even be in business anymore. January 24, 2012

Baseball’s a Bad Call at Malden Site. The city’s downtown needs citizens, not part-time visitors. January 17, 2012

Use Casino Leverage to Fix the Filene’s Site. Should Vornado sit on the Filene’s hole while raking it in at Suffolk Downs? Put it to a citywide vote. January 10, 2012

Who Maintains Foreclosures? Despite owning the homes, big lenders say, “Not me!” January 3, 2012

Barracks Ready-Made for Housing. By all reasonable measures, Devens should be a perfect place to build housing. This is Massachusetts, though, so reasonable measures don’t apply. December 27, 2011

If Occupy Wants to Play, It Has to Get in the Game. With the tents gone, the movement needs to finally decide wither it’s for progressive reform, or something more. December 20, 2011

Tribal Casino? Not so Fast. All the blind optimism in the world can’t get the state through the legal minefield of tribal gaming. December 13, 2011

Banks Won’t Get off that Easy in Mass. The state’s foreclosure lawsuit is a challenge to White House officials who want to hand immunity to banks. December 6, 2011

A Frugal Answer to Zoning Pitfalls, Needlessly Slashed. Slashing Sustainable Communities lets the bureaucratic inertia driving sprawl drag on. November 29, 2011

New Units Don’t Bring Rent Relief. Putting a decade-old supply shortfall in context. November 22, 2011

The Still-Leaderless Revolution. Occupy Wall Street is foundering because it brings out the worst in the American left. November 19, 2011

For Have-Nots, Housing Crash is Cruelest Blow. Home equity can’t paper over inequality anymore. November 8, 2011

The Final Death of Columbus Center. Relentless ambition turned the Boston development into a full-blown Greek tragedy. November 1, 2011

Banks’ Sloppiness Makes Foreclosure a Stolen Property. Their titles are a mess, and it’s all their fault. October 24, 2011

Happy Hours and Casinos. The Senate has unwittingly exposed the very real pitfalls that come when a casino opens its door. October 18, 2011

The Navy’s Mess in Weymouth. The Navy still owns most of the shuttered base, but wants to duck responsibility for cleaning it up. October 11, 2011

Feds to Big Banks: Pay Up. Fannie and Freddie had to sue over awful mortgages, because they couldn’t let taxpayers eat the cost of banks’ misdeeds. October 4, 2011

Using the Courts to Stall Development. A stalled affordable project in Holliston shows towns’ playbook for fighting affordable housing. September 27, 2011

The Case of the Fugitive Banker. Irish officials chase a bankrupt bank’s former head to a Boston courtroom. September 20, 2011

The State’s Liquor Laws are Broken. Laws get twisted when nobody but their beneficiaries look after them. September 16, 2011

Mitt Romney, the Rewrite Man. The GOP presidential hopeful invents an alternate history of the financial crisis. September 9, 2011

Casino Debate Gives Crook the Moral High Ground. Sal DiMasi is a federal convict, and he’s also right about gambling. September 2, 2011

A Ticking Clock for Cities. When Washington screws around with transportation policy, the ramifications take years to rectify. August 26, 2011

A Weak Economy, Trampled by Battling Giants. Three years after Lehman, Fannie and Freddie collapsed, the subprime mortgage crisis moves into its next phase. August 19, 2011

A Bitter Brew in Massachusetts. The blowup over brewers’ licenses show state regulators know nothing about the businesses they oversee. August 14, 2011

For MBTA, “Nuance” Means Broke. There’s nothing complicated about the delays facing the Green Line extension. There’s just no money for it, or anything else. August 5, 2011

The Bottle Bill: It’s About the Money. Cash grabs disguised as environmental policy. July 29, 2011

On Filene’s, Put Up or Shut Up. Hot rhetoric gets the city nowhere. July 22, 2011

Headaches Brew for Developer. An environmentally pioneering apartment project falls to the NIMBYs. July 15, 2011

The Tech Cluster Glut. Boston’s newest cluster in South Boston will crowd out its last newest cluster, in Roxbury. July 9, 2011

A Hope of Renewal for Somerville. To unlock the Green Line’s potential, the city needs to demolish an overpass. July 1, 2011

Harvard Dawdles, Allston Waits. The university banks land, swaps it, and banks some more. June 27, 2011

Big Site Needs a Big Plan. The Herald brings a suburban redevelopment plan to its urban home. June 17, 2011

Paying for Parks on the Greenway. Businesses are being asked to preserve a broken status quo. June 10, 2011

Business as Usual? Sal DiMasi’s corruption trial is helping bury the back-scratching culture the trial reveals. June 3, 2011

A New Face for Kendall Square. MIT’s rezoning can enliven the biotech hub, if it brings residents in from the fringes. May 27, 2011

The Return of Fannie and Freddie? Lawmakers in Washington want to replace the mortgage giants by replicating the same broken, conflicted model. May 20, 2011

Slipping and Sliding with Housing. A few trillion dollars can’t keep the market from sliding into a double-dip. May 13, 2011

The Pit in the Heart of the City. Steve Roth talks musicals, but not Filene’s. Oh, and he’s cashing in, too. May 6, 2011

In Cambridge, Hands-Off Stance Keeps Kendall Vibrant. The square thrives in the absence of a heavy hand. Half of a Sunday debate with Tom Keane. May 1, 2011

Despite Suburbs’ Swan Song, Transit Money Withers. Cities are booming, but are being starved of the infrastructure funds they need to sustain themselves. April 22, 2011

Playing the Development Bargaining Game. In Boston, everything is against code, and everything is negotiable. April 15, 2011

Boston’s Success Depends on the T. The region’s economy is built around a transit system Beacon Hill won’t fix. April 8, 2011

Casting a Shadow on the Back Bay’s Future. The Back Bay’s brownstones were saved by steering towers down the street. Now that deal is in jeopardy. April 1, 2011

A New Landscape for Builders. The state SJC frees the courts to toss nuisance NIMBYs out of court. March 25, 2011

Hawking City Land. Municipal land deals should enable neighborhood transformations, instead of just drumming up some quick cash. March 18, 2011

If Menino Can Leap, So Can Harvard. The city got tired of waiting around, and took a leap of faith in Dudley Square. Harvard should follow suit in Allston. March 11, 2011

The End of the 30-Year Fixed Mortgage? In pushing Fannie and Freddie out of business while also dialing down other federal mortgage aid, the Treasury if flying without a net. March 4, 2011

A Brewing Beer Fight on Beacon Hill. Small brewers want freedom. February 25, 2011

Rips in the Mortgage Blueprint. Big banks got what they wanted when Treasury decided to put Fannie and Freddie out of business. They should recognize that the cost of being handed the mortgage market is added regulation. February 18, 2011

As Filene’s Developer Sits, An Opportunity May Pass. The developer risks missing a hot apartment market. February 11, 2011

Put a Foot Down in the Gambling Debate. Restarting the State House gambling debate isn’t as easy as hitting the pause button, especially when it hinges on the House Speaker’s unseemly-looking racetrack connection. February 5, 2011

Political Corruption Met with Defiant Egotism. Chuck Turner speaks for the corrupt mainstream. January 28, 2011

A Fix for the West End. Garages bad. Housing good. January 21, 2011

A New Act in the Foreclosure Circus. Because of banks’ sloppiness, homeowners are left wondering whether they really own their homes. January 14, 2011

A Lot of Bark, but Little Bite. Really, I’d like to thank John Boehner for caving to his nuttiest members, reversing course, playing chicken with the economy, and making a liar of this column. Cheers! January 7, 2011

Time is Running Out for OneUnited. Federal bailouts were supposed to make banks stronger, but this one is withering. December 30, 2010

Fighting Development, Tree by Tree. Belmont turns to a construction dump to ward off affordable housing. December 24, 2010

A View for One Comes at a Risk for All. The future of NIMBY-ism in Massachusetts hinges on the view from a Chatham porch. December 17, 2010

Westwood Station’s Catch-22. A shrinking project makes a play for public cash. December 3, 2010

A New Look for South Boston. D Street used to be the neighborhood dividing line, but now it’s the front door. November 26, 2010

Options Low, the Fed Gets Desperate. It’s weaker than ever. November 19, 2010

Keeping Public Money out of High-Risk Hands. A modest plea for the Volcker Rule. November 12, 2010

The Fall of a Bank. Anglo-Irish turns cannibal. November 5, 2010

Minimize Parking, Maximize the City. First in a running theme. October 23, 2010

A Phased Solution for the Filene’s Site. If it’s too big to build at once, build the project in pieces. October 8, 2010

A New Face for the Garage. An idea for skinning and topping the hated Harbor Garage. September 24, 2010

The Upside of Dismal Home Sales. It’s the falling home ownership rate. September 10, 2010

One More Bailout. The impossible task of reforming Fannie and Freddie. August 13, 2010

Landmark Decision. Not all notable buildings should be preserved. July 30, 2010

Innovation on the Waterfront. Construction in the neighborhood is happening in spite of, not because of, government-built buildings. July 16, 2010

FHA Hits Triple-Deckers. The Boston icons are victims of a federal lending overhaul. June 18, 2010

Money Meets Bureaucracy in Haymarket Garage. A long history of failure along the Greenway. June 4, 2010

DeLeo Opening Casino Door to Tribes. The House speaker thinks he can control casinos. He can’t, because he doesn’t control federal law. May 10, 2010

Holes Left Behind. What happens when the economy craters and projects collapse? Here’s the text from a photojournalism/multimedia feature. April 19, 2010

NorthPoint Continues to go South. Tough times hit the neighborhood-in-waiting. April 12, 2010

Something Beautiful. Creativity is needed to develop businesses along the Greenway. March 29, 2010

Downtown Crossing’s Money Pit. There’s a reason the owner of the Filene’s project acts like he doesn’t care about Boston: he doesn’t. March 22, 2010

A Wrench in the Works. How a would-be Roxbury developer trusted Dianne Wilkerson, and lost. March 15, 2010

[Newspaper Row image via LIFE]


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