Do you have a design idea for one of Boston's stalled projects?

Four projects in Boston lie fallow -- the redevelopment of the Filene's site, Columbus Center, the Longwood biolab, and the Harvard expansion in Allston.

Now, we want your ideas. How would you transform these sites? Whether it be a minor artistic change or a multibillion-dollar construction project, we want to see what your plans would be for these sites.

Whether you're a seasoned architect or a napkin scribbler with unique ideas, send us your original images of design ideas for any of Boston's empty construction sites.

E-mail your computer renderings, hand drawings, etc. for Boston's stalled projects to and be sure to include:
  1. Your full name
  2. Your town
  3. Day and evening phone numbers (for confirmation purposes only)
  4. Your e-mail address (for confirmation purposes only)
  5. Name of the stalled site you are designing for
  6. The details: What does your design show? What motivated your design idea? Add anything else you think we should know about your work?
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