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We’re bringing this historic neighborhood into the 21st century.

This former farming community is home to the Shirley Eustis House. It’s the nation’s only remaining country house that a British Royal Colonial Governor built. Today, Roxbury is the heart of Black culture in Boston.

Boston, MA 02119

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Demolition Delay application: 97 Shirley Street, Roxbury

Landmarks Commission
Completion of athletic field improvements at Madison Park-O’Bryant Educational Complex celebrated

Completion of athletic field improvements at Madison Park-O’Bryant Educational…

Parks and Recreation

Groundbreaking held for new affordable housing in Nubian Square

Neighborhood Development
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2021 Boston Marathon traffic advisory

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Neighborhood features

The area is now in the midst of a renaissance. New businesses and housing initiatives are renewing Roxbury’s main districts, including:

  • Dudley Square
  • Crosstown, and
  • Grove Hall.

Blue Hill went from being a street full of vacant lots to a bustling business district. It was one of former Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s proudest achievements.

The Roxbury Center for the Arts, Culture, and Trade opened in 2005. It celebrates the culture of the community through visual and performing arts.

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