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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 […]


“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


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 […]


Roxbury Resident Leaders to be Honored During Madison Park Development Corporation’s 50th Anniversary Red Carpet Celebration

ROXBURY, MA. On Friday, April 1, 2016, Madison Park Development Corporation (MPDC) will kick-off its year-long 50th anniversary celebration with a red carpet event honoring Roxbury resident leaders. The invitation-only event will take place from 6:00pm – 11:30pm in Hibernian Hall’s historic ballroom located at 184 Dudley Street in Roxbury. The Red Carpet Celebration will […]