The March 5 edition of The New York Times Magazine has many thought-provoking stories. Here are three that could be particularly relevant to our neighborhood:
Profile of Harvard Economics Prof. Edward Glaeser
Why do houses cost so much when there's plenty of land to build on? Is public housing a good thing? Why do people still move to Detroit? Ed Glaeser has some answers.
Related links: the Rappaport Institute, The Taubman Center
Psst... Have You Heard About Bushwick?
A changing neighborhood in Brooklyn maybe with some similarities to Allston as Harvard expands
How do you build affordable housing without federal money?