Neighborhood Redevelopment

Project: Accessible Home, Episode 4, Part 3



Bob helps Arnold (from Crosswinds Enterprises) build temporary safety stairs on the job site. At the same time, insulation work is underway.

Out in the street, trenches are being dug for new water service into each single-family unit, and the inspector is on-site to make sure the job is done right.

Also on-site is Thomas Menino, then Mayor of the City of Boston, who's helping to install the front door of the accessible home on Blue Hill Avenue.
Part 1: Building Temporary Stairs
Part 2: Digging the Water Trench and Installing Insulation
Part 3: Neighborhood Redevelopment
Thomas Menino, then mayor of Boston, summarizes the redevelopment efforts focused on Roxbury. Also, Menino helps Bob and the contractors install the front door to the accessible home.
This project follows an urban renewal story, involving grass-roots activism and affordable housing. Bob Vila reports on nine newly built three-bedroom homes, including one with accessibility for people with disabilities.

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