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A sustainable park grows in Allston

Oasis to be built on former concrete plant site will clean the air, recycle rainwater, and provide a design model

An architect's rendering of Library Park in Allston. The part will have a quarter-mile of walking paths, and designers plan to construct a hill using fill from Harvard excavations. An architect's rendering of Library Park in Allston. The part will have a quarter-mile of walking paths, and designers plan to construct a hill using fill from Harvard excavations.
By Erin Ailworth
Globe Staff / July 27, 2009

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ALLSTON - From dusty concrete plant to empty grass lot, the view from the back window of Rita DiGesse’s house on the corner of North Harvard and Hopedale streets has changed over the nearly eight decades since she was born in the front bedroom. (Full article: 817 words)

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