Mega projects: Worth the Cost? A Study of Three Boston Mega projects and Their Impact on Their Neighborhoods.

Pirk, Samantha.


  • Abstract: Abstract: This thesis asks the question: why do urban megaprojects create a negative public perception for staying on budget, and seeks to determine if the economic gain for the city is worth the cost despite the potential backlash and setbacks? To answer this question, we examined three cases studies in the City of Boston: The West End Redevelopment, The John B. Hynes Auditorium (now ... read more
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