The Longwood Medical and Academic Area

The LMA is a workforce powerhouse for the city and state.

57,000 workers

29,000 students

2.3 million patients annually

$184 million in state payroll tax revenues annually


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    April Food Truck Schedule

    As part of the successful Outside// programming, MASCO announced that food trucks will continue to be available for lunch in the Longwood Area through April. Food trucks will be at 2 Blackfan Circle Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please wear a mask and stay socially distanced from other people when visiting a food truck. The April schedule can be found at and regular updates, including how to order ahead, will be posted on Outside//, the MASCO and member-sponsored placemaking program, began in 2019 to give those who work and visit the LMA the opportunity to take a pause from their day.

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    The Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Report highlights how MASCO, in support of its members, responded to the first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Centered around the framework of Resolve, Resilience, and Return, MASCO created resourceful solutions and delivered high-quality services to address the changing needs of the institutions in Longwood.

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