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New $115 Million Project Aims To Revitalize Dudley Square, Roxbury08:35
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A view of Dudley Station in 1910, with the Ferdinand’s building top-right (Boston Public Library/Flickr)
A view of Dudley Station in 1910, with the Ferdinand’s building top-right (Boston Public Library/Flickr)

Major construction of a new home for the headquarters of the Boston Public Schools Department is underway. It's one of several development initiatives in Roxbury aimed at revitalizing the area.

WBUR's Delores Handy reports the $115-million dollar project is being built on the site of the historic Ferdinand Building in Dudley Square.

Guests:

  • Delores Handy, WBUR reporter
  • Dorothea Jones, Dudley Square resident
  • Joyce Stanley, executive director of Dudley Square Main Streets

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This segment aired on August 2, 2012.

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