Government Photos & Videos

“Boston Harbor in Photos” by Aerial Photographer Alex MacLean

  Renowned aerial photographer and pilot Alex MacLean presents a photo slideshow showing the progress of Boston’s waterfront from 1975 through today. The presentation was sponsored by The Boston Harbor Association as part of a 2-day event, “A Clean Boston Harbor: What Next?” held at the IMAX theater at New England Aquarium and the Moakey Read More…

Event Notices Health & Environment Photos & Videos

“A Clean Boston Harbor: Twenty-Five Years Later” by Doug Foy

Doug Foy speaks about the 25-year clean-up of Boston Harbor and its role in making a Boston into a great city. He also discusses the upcoming peril of sea level rise from climate change. Foy is the former President of the Conservation Law Foundation, the chief plaintiff in the famous 1980’s Boston Harbor case. He Read More…

Health & Environment

Sea Level Rise: What is the Forecast for Boston Harbor?

Courtesy of The Boston Harbor Association,

Scientists and officials from the U.S. stuffEnvironmental Protection Agency, Princeton University, and UMASS Boston, along with local designers, advocates, public officials, and representatives of the real estate agency joined more than 425 guests for The Boston Harbor Association’s first ever “Sea Level Rise Forum,” supported by the Barr Foundation, in late November.  Discussion centered around the potential impacts of sea level rise on the city of Boston.

Health & Environment

Boston Harbor Association Hosting 18th Annual Celebration and Auction on April 12th

The Boston Harbor Association will host its 18th annual Boston Harbor Celebration and Auction at the Boston Harbor Hotel on 12 April 2011 from 5 – 8:30 p.m.  Proceeds from this fundraiser will support special harbor education programs, including free trips for Boston-area youths to Spectacle, Georges, and Deer Islands, TBHA’s advocacy for increased public Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices Health & Environment

Harbor Association Update and New Year’s Eve Events

Vivien Li, Executive Director of The Boston Harbor Association provides an update on TBHA including upcoming New Year’s Eve events. The update is shown below. Ms. Li also writes in this week’s Banker & Tradesman about rising sea levels with estimates in harbor levels to increase another 2 1/2 feet to 6 feet by the Read More…

Business Health & Environment Transportation

Green Water Taxi Launches in Boston Harbor

At a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 3, 2010, Rowes Wharf Water Transport debuted Boston Harbor’s first and only all-electric, zero-emissions water taxi. Lowell Richards of Massport said the taxi complements what Massport is doing to reduce the carbon footprint of transportation resources. Guests were offered free rides. Refreshments were provided by Paul Jacques and Read More…

Event Notices

The Boston Harbor Association Holds Annual Meeting, Gives Awards and Reviews Accomplishments

The Boston Harbor Association (TBHA) held its annual meeting this week at the Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel, a new addition to the Boston waterfront and Harborwalk. For the past 18 years, Vivien Li has been at the center of the TBHA as its Executive Director. Besides the regular business of the organization, new trustees were elected Read More…

Real Estate

The Boston Harbor Association Comments On Chiofaro Plan – OK With Height?

The Boston Harbor Association’s influential Vivien Li commented on the Chiofaro proposal in a Banker & Tradesman piece titled “Chiofaro Plan May Be Welcome At Waterfront.” If you are a B&T subscriber, you can read the entire article. Regarding height, TBHA appears to be less concerned than others going above the current 155 foot zoning Read More…