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Wallace Floyd Associates Boston Central Artery records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Z16-063

Content Description

This collection records the work of Wallace Floyd Associates from the late 1960s to the early 2000s and focuses on the Central Artery Project for the Big Dig. The collection encompasses design and concept sketches, environmental impact reports, slides, and studies. A small amount of materials related to Epcot's Spaceship Earth and the Boston Olympics Stadium are also included. David Wallace and Peter Floyd, two Massachusetts of Institute School of Architecture graduates, started working together in 1961 under R. Buckminister Fuller at Geometrics. They continued their partnership as partners in the firm Wallace, Floyd, Ellenzweig and Moore (WFEM) formed in the 1970 and went on to design Epcot's Spaceship Earth and Horizons Pavilion. Wallace Floyd Associates, an environmental and urban planning practice was founded by David Wallace and Peter Floyd in 1983. Wallace Floyd Associates's first project was the Central Artery project for the Big Dig as sub-consultants on a joint venture with Bechtel Inc. and Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc. Wallace Floyd Associates focused on planning, community liaison, urban design and architecture. Wallace Floyd's planning team was responsible for the publication of the Final Environmental Impact Statement and Report. Accessioned 2016 May 26. 94/4, RS11-2

Restrictions Apply


Use Restrictions

Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the University Archivist.


  • Creation: 1966-2007-(bulk 1983-1999)



5.17 cubic feet (5.17 cubic feet in 1 record center carton, 1 manuscript box, 2 oversized boxes, 1 large box, and 5 map tubes.)