On September 9, the Worcester Telegram featured the Worcester Aud redevelopment project in its news coverage. The article emphasized AHF's partnership with Becker College to explore possible uses of the Aud as a visual arts and technology center:
City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. said the two parties are looking into the feasibility of converting part of the Lincoln Square landmark into a cutting-edge, interactive media, technology and arts center. He said it would support content creation, streaming, competitive gaming, online production and include an eSports venue, as well as collaboration, education, design and development facilities.
Read the full story here: http://www.telegram.com/news/20180909/becker-tech-arts-center-emerges-as-possible-use-for-worcester-aud
Since the decision of the Pawtucket Red Sox to relocate to Worcester was announced last August, the team has been the talk of the town. Speculation abounds regarding the impact of the "WooSox" on the city's economy and real estate market. One thing seems certain: construction of the new Polar Park stadium in the Canal District will unleash a development boom that could Worcester's transform post-industrial downtown into a bustling urban center.
See Bisnow's coverage of the WooSox and real estate development in Worcester.
Architectural Heritage Foundation (AHF) is working to preserve and redevelop the Worcester Memorial Auditorium as a cutting-edge center for digital innovation.