Newton, Massachusetts

The plan was developed by graduate students in the Community Growth and Land Use Planning course at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The City of Newton’s Department of Planning and Development engaged the MIT class to envision redevelopment along the Needham Street corridor and recommend implementation strategies to make the plan a reality. This project is an outgrowth of the 2007 Newton Comprehensive Plan, which identified Needham Street as the city’s most promising location for commercial and residential growth but acknowledged the lack of a vision for the future of the corridor .

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