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Thursday, Sep 28, 2023

1:30 — 6:30 am

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Urban Repair: A Symposium on Boston’s Southwest Corridor

Event Description

The symposium explores the history and the design of the groundbreaking Southwest Corridor Project and Ruggles Station, designed by Stull and Lee, Inc in Boston, MA. The symposium opens with paper presentations which will be followed by a panel of key figures involved in the making of the Corridor. The event will conclude with a reception in the Ryder Hall Gallery, where the exhibition “Ruggles in Dialogue” is on view.

Event Schedule

(1:30-3:00pm Paper Presentations)

Repairing: The Southwest Corridor and the Late Twentieth Century American City
Lucy M. Maulsby, Associate Professor, School of Architecture Activating: Communities and

Anti-Highway Protest Along the Southwest Corridor
Mary Hale, Associate Teaching Professor, School of Architecture

Stitching: Southwest Corridor Park and the Modern Linear Landscape
Sara J. Carr, Associate Professor, School of Architecture

Bridging: Ruggles Station, Neighborhoods, and Histories
Amanda R. Lawrence, Associate Professor, School of Architecture

Moderated by, Victoria Cain, Associate Professor, Department of History

(3:30-5:00pm Panel Discussion)

Edwina Cloherty, Jamaica Plain member, Southwest Corridor Coalition
Ann Hershfang, former MA Undersecretary of Transportation, co-founder, WalkBoston
David Lee, President, Stull & Lee Incorporated
Tony Pangaro, Southwest Corridor Development Coordinator
Moderated by Killion Mokwete, Assistant Professor, School of Architecture

(5:00-6:30pm Reception)
RYDER HALL GALLERY, Ruggles in Dialogue Exhibition