Thursday, January 12, 2017

Boston Planning & Development Agency invites public to tour model room

Boston Planning & Development Agency invites public to tour model room

BOSTON – Thursday, January 12, 2017 - The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) today announced that the public will be invited to tour the agency's model room beginning Tuesday, January 17. The BPDA's model room houses a 1:40 inch scale, physical, basswood model of Boston's downtown and portions of Beacon Hill, the North End, Charlestown, Back Bay and the South Boston Waterfront. The model allows the City's urban design and planning staff to study planning and development options within this area. The model was originally built in the 1980's and is kept current by BPDA staff.

Tours will be held every Tuesday between 10 a.m. and noon at the Boston Planning & Development Agency on the 9th floor of Boston's City Hall. Tours will be led by BPDA urban design and planning staff and will last approximately 30 minutes. Reservations will be required by signing up at

The BPDA will continue to provide tours to students, international delegations, and any other groups who request them outside these times.

About the Boston Planning & Development Agency
The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) plans and guides inclusive growth in our city – creating opportunities for everyone to live, work and connect. Through our future-focused, city-wide lens, we engage communities, implement new solutions, partner for greater impact and track progress. Our vision and mission are the core components of our organizational strategy. Our vision sets our direction as an organization and our mission defines what we do. Learn more at, and follow us on Twitter @BostonPlans.

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