Columnist

Paul McMorrow

Paul McMorrow is an associate editor at CommonWealth magazine, where he writes about state politics and public policy. Prior to CommonWealth, he covered commercial real estate and development at Banker & Tradesman. He previously wrote about local politics for Boston magazine and Boston’s Weekly Dig. He is also a regular contributor to BeerAdvocate magazine. His work has been recognized by the City and Regional Magazine Association, the New England Press Association and the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies.

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PAUL MCMORROW

Can a park jump-start a neighborhood?

By Paul McMorrow, Globe Columnist

A temporary park is bringing new people to a seriously underused part of Boston.

PAUL MCMORROW

A shift in the waterfront tower wars

By Paul McMorrow, Globe Columnist

People who live in Harbor Towers are setting up the final round in a development battle that has dragged on for years.

PAUL MCMORROW

Cambridge needs new approach to development

By Paul McMorrow, Globe Columnist

The move to gut Cambridge’s planning board and put its City Council in charge of development permits is a terrifying prospect.

PAUL MCMORROW

Pru overcame early failure; can Government Center be next?

By Paul McMorrow, Globe Columnist

If the once-barren Prudential Center can become an urban hub, there’s no excuse for a place like Government Center to be as awful as it is.