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09.19.2016

In The Boston Globe: Groups that brought neighborhoods back from the brink should be lauded

Paul Grogan, President and CEO of The Boston Foundation, penned a letter in response to The Boston Globe article, Boundaries of Hope, on September 10, 2016.  I WANT to praise the Globe for bringing to light the extremely negative effects of housing discrimination and misguided government housing policies, which have contributed to high degrees of […]

09.19.2016

In The Boston Globe: In Greater Boston, a lopsided geography of affordable housing

The following excerpt featuring Madison Park Development Corporation appeared in The Boston Globe on September 2, 2016 (written by David Scharfenburg). Read the entire article here. ‘Too many of these apartments’ The Orchard Park public housing project in Roxbury was a grim place. Shattered glass. Dead-end streets. In the late-1980s, a drug kingpin known simply as […]

08.02.2016

“Roxbury Strong” Performed at Hibernian Hall August 18-20

ROXBURY, MA.  To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Madison Park Development Corporation commissioned a summer teen performance on the history of Roxbury since the 1960s. Dillon Bustin, Artistic Director for MPDC’s Hibernian Hall, has turned to Ron Jones to script and direct this project. Ron Jones, Executive Director of the non-profit organization Dialogues on Diversity, is […]

Tropical Foods Building Rennovation

05.24.2016

Madison Park Development Corporation Begins Renovation on Historic Tropical Foods Building

ROXBURY, MA.  Madison Park Development Corporation (MPDC), a community-based, non-profit organization focused on developing affordable housing for low and moderate income residents, announced that is has closed construction financing on the $18.5 million renovation of 2101 Washington Street, the former Tropical Foods building in Dudley Square, Roxbury.  When completed the building will feature 30 rental […]