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A group of Malden community leaders, environmental advocates, urban design practitioners and local government officials has been awarded the first ever Norman B. Leventhal City Prize from MIT’s Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism (LCAU) for...Read More
In 2018, the City of Malden was awarded a Massachusetts Gaming Commission Non-Transportation Planning Grant to complete a land use and economic development plan for the Broadway (Rte. 99) Corridor in Malden. The Malden Redevelopment Authority is...Read More
MRA Executive Director Deborah Burke, Kathleen Manning Hall of the...
The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) won a $400,000 grant for improvements at Trafton Park on Granite Street, the maximum award amount under the state’s competitive Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) grant program,...Read More
Mayor Gary Christenson and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) Executive Director Deborah Burke joined community groups, advocates and project partners for a ribbon cutting event celebrating the reopening of FitzGerald Park, a pocket park...Read More
Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) staff took part in a community build at the Habitat for Humanity Boston affordable housing site in Malden. Under the direction of experienced on-site construction managers one MRA crew assembled and installed...Read More
The City of Malden received a Housing Needs Assessment (HNA) from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in June 2019 that demonstrated a need to address housing affordability in Malden. Working closely with the office of Mayor Gary...Read More
Malden’s newest assisted living development is open for business. Owned by Volunteers of America, a not-for-profit, Forestdale Park Assisted Living & Compass Memory Support at 341 Forest Street features 3 independent senior apartments, 60...Read More
Shout out to MaldenArts as it continues its ARTLine mural project on the Exchange Street side of the 110 Pleasant Street building. This mural has a “...Read More
The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) recently joined the Mayor’s Office and Malden Access Television to co-host a reception entitled, “Activating the Creative Economy in Malden” which brought together artists, local developers and business...Read More
New decorative lights adorn the walkway at Coytemore Lea Park on Mountain Avenue. The upgrade was funded with Community Development Block Grant funds administered by the Malden Redevelopment Authority.
Malden continues to attract new restaurants to its great dining scene. Faces Brew Pub and Restaurant will open Fall of 2019. The owners are retrofitting what was once the First National Bank of Malden at 46 Peasant Street into a 300-seat...Read More
An exciting opportunity to join the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) to oversee the HOME Consortium and work with diverse communities that are experiencing exciting growth opportunities. The...Read More
This colorful banner recently went up on the new J Malden Center mixed-use development opposite the Malden Center MBTA Station.
Persons interested in receiving notice when the application process begins for Phase Two of the Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston (Habitat) Main Street, Malden project (a six unit townhouse development) should contact Esther Powell at...Read More
The CDBG Coalition, a network of national organizations led by the National Community Development Association, issued a report (July 2019) which speaks to the...Read More
City, State and Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) officials welcomed Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy to Malden Center where he toured some key economic development project sites.... Read More
Work is finishing up at FitzGerald Park, where the major work has been completed and there are only a few punch list items left to be completed by the contractor. FitzGerald Park, the pocket park on Exchange Street in Malden Center, is getting a...Read More
Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) and City officials turned out for the groundbreaking ceremony for two new single-family homes being built in Malden by Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston (Habitat).
The one time blighted parcels...Read More