Roxbury Modern: A Walking Tour of Roxbury, MA

The New England Chapter of Docomomo US, in collaboration with Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc. (PAL), presents a walking tour of Roxbury, a neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts and one of the first towns founded in the Massachusetts Bay Colony – subsequently annexed to Boston in 1868.Our tour of Roxbury will demonstrate how a neighborhood in proximity to downtown Boston has transformed within the pressures of modern planning – and how the local community worked in concert with the BRA to shape their evolving neighborhood. 

Date: October 8, 2016
Time: Tour: 9:30am - 3:00pm, Reception: 4:00pm
Cost: Suggested Donation* $10 per person (students), $15 per person (members of Docomomo US, Docomomo International, or Boston Society of Architects), $20 general public. *Our goal is to make this tour income-inclusive and no person will be denied attendance due to inability to pay the suggested donation.

http://docomomo-us.org/roxbury_modern_planners_architects_and_citizens_shape_community