Harvard University, founded in 1636, is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Its campus straddles the Charles River, with facilities in both Boston and Cambridge. Within Boston, the 358-acre Allston Campus in the northwestern part of the city is within walking distance to Harvard Square and historic Harvard College. The Allston Campus is home to Harvard Business School, graduate student residences, and athletic facilities. At least 2,000 students are enrolled at the Business School, and many more of the 21,225-strong student body use the facilities here.
Harvard University filed its most recent Institutional Master Plan for the Allston Campus in 2013. The document includes plans for continued revitalization of Barry's Corner, a campus and community vision, a new network of green spaces, plans to improve the public realm and streetscapes, a strategy to promote environmental sustainability, pedestrian access improvements, improved transportation networks, and community benefits.
For more information from the BPDA, please contact Gerald Autler, Senior Project Manager/Planner, by email or by telephone at 617.918.4438.
For more information from Harvard University, please contact Annie Tomasini, Director of Intergovernmental Relations, by telephone at 617.495.4955 or email.