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Our exhibition Building Blocks: Boston Stories from Urban Atlases opens January 13 at our free gallery at the Central Library in Copley Square.

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Growing New England's Cities
  • Mar 17, 2023
  • Garrett Dash Nelson

Growing New England's Cities

What can a visualization of population growth in cities and towns in the Northeast tell us about different moments in the region's economic geography?

An Interview with the Spring 2023 Interns
  • Mar 10, 2023
  • Joshua Aldwinckle-Povey, Nick Duffy, Vy Phan, Aditi Shankar

An Interview with the Spring 2023 Interns

Meet the team of wonderful student interns who have been hard at work this semester on various LMEC projects

New Stories From Before Displacement: An Urban History
  • Mar 4, 2023
  • Amy Finstein, Emily Marino, Owen Kenney, Kathleen McCarthy, Julia Clarke, and Maggie Hartnett

New Stories From Before Displacement: An Urban History

Undergraduates at the College of the Holy Cross used Atlascope to research the buildings and landscapes of Boston that were destroyed by the Central Artery