The Fairmount Collaborative is recognized regionally and nationally for our success in campaigning for better transit access and sustainable development to achieve equity near the Fairmount stations.


Awards include

  • 2015-HUD Innovation of the Day awardee in the national online competition– as a model of sustainable development in urban communities
  • 2014-16-Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellowship Host to help promote creative design planning and solutions to enhance new development and community life within the Fairmount Corridor.
  • 2014-16-Featured place-based project in a $4M HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning grant to the Metropolitan Area Planning Council
  • 2011-One of five national pilot projects of the federal Sustainable Communities Partnership of Housing and Urban Development, Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Transportation Authority
  •  $20.5M HUD Choice Neighborhood Award recipient with the City of Boston for the 129-unit Quincy Heights I and II preservation project –first CHOICE project completed in the nation
  • Codman Square NDC Millennium Ten Project selected for the LISC Boston Resilient Communities/ Resilient Families Award as was our ally Mattapan United
  • Massachusetts Non Profit Network- Best Collaboration Award
  • LEED Silver Certification of the Levedo Building 24-unit Mixed-Use TOD project
  • The John M. Clancy Award for Socially Responsible Housing for the Dudley Village 50-unit Mixed-Use TOD project

I want to congratulate the activists and the state for working in partnership to make (the new Fairmount stations) happen. We’re going to keep talking about this across the country so this becomes the model of how we do environmental policy, transit policy and housing policy in America. – Curt Spalding, EPA Regional Administrator/New England