Northeastern University's campus touches five neighborhoods of Boston: Fenway, Roxbury, Back Bay, the South End, and Mission Hill. Founded in 1898 as a the "Evening Institute for Younger Men" at the Huntington Avenue YMCA, Northeastern has grown steadily to a major research institution. NU now enrolls 20,768 students in 158 degree programs. Northeastern is known for its popular five-year cooperative program, which allows undergraduates to incorporate paid work experience into their degree programs. The Stony Brook Initiative at Northeastern works to leverage the school's many resources to engage and assist surrounding communities in Roxbury, Mission Hill, the Fenway, and the South End.
Northeastern filed its most recent Institutional Master Plan in 2013. The goals of this IMP include enhancing academic facilities, improved on campus housing options, attention to public spaces and campus edges, and sustained community benefits. The 2013 Northeastern IMP includes 11 future projects, including the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building.
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 Northeastern, please contact their Office of City and Community Affairs by email or by telephone at 617.373.7666.