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Parcel 18 near Ruggles MBTA station in Roxbury
[Parcel 18 for MWRA headquarters?]
Original Airdate: 3/23/1989

Length: 00:02:42
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports that the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) is considering a parcel of land in Roxbury for the new headquarters of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA). Jones notes that the development of Parcel 18 near the Ruggles MBTA station is seen as a cornerstone to the area's economic revitalization. Jones interviews Anthony Williams (Assistant Director, Boston Redevelopment Authority) about the proposed development. Williams shows Jones maps of the area and plans for the development. Williams talks about the benefits of constructing the MWRA headquarters in Roxbury. Jones reports that the land was cleared in the 1960s and has lain vacant ever since. Jones interviews Byron Rushing (State Representative) about the proposed project. Rushing says that the community must benefit from any development of the land. Jones' report includes shots of the area around Parcel 18 in Roxbury. This tape includes additional footage from the news story including shots of the area around Parcel 18 and footage from Jones' interviews with Williams and Rushing.

Contributor : Reporter
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 6401   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102985 
VHS cassette 105391 
Betacam cassette 79595 
digital betacam cassette 105366 

Subject : Keywords
City planning
Urban renewal

Subject : Personal Names
Jones, Marcus
Rushing, Byron
Williams, Anthony

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA)
Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA)

Subject : Geographic Locations
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Television

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