Lewis Wharf Hotel Cannot be Built Over Submerged Pilings, Says State in Final Ruling

Prospects of a proposed Lewis Wharf Hotel project that juts into the harbor were dashed on Wednesday when the State's Department of Environmental Protection...

North End / Waterfront Real Estate Sales for May 2017

These are the residential real estate sale closings during the month of May 2017: $0 - $799,999 8 Moon #1: 1 bed, 1 bath with...

Considering the “Old Waterfront Historic District”

The torrid pace of development and street construction has renewed interest in protecting the historical character of the neighborhood. On the North End waterfront, efforts for a historic district...

Downtown View: AirBnB Woes

Airbnb and its cohorts have been a lifesaver for some downtown residents. They say that renting out a room in their home has allowed...

13-Story North Washington Street Hotel “88NOWA” Approved by Zoning Board

The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) for the City of Boston voted on May 9th to approve the request by LIMAC Realty, LLC to...

16 Moon Street Building Construction Discussed at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Members of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) questioned the lack of neighborhood review regarding new construction at 16 Moon Street. From...

Downtown View: Competition Might Improve Old Rental Buildings

Downtown residents are enjoying a certain satisfaction they didn’t expect. Those dreadful absentee landlords who suck all the rent money out of their buildings...

Greenway Funding and Lease Renewal Talks in Final Stages

A consortium of Greenway stakeholders are close to a long-term solution to solve the persistent Greenway funding question. A 10-year lease renewal to the non-profit Greenway Conservancy would...

Parcel 1B in the Bulfinch Triangle to Become “The Beverly” – 100% Affordable and...

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Related Beal have unveiled The Beverly, Boston’s first 100% affordable and workforce housing development to be built in more than...

North End / Waterfront Real Estate Sales for April 2017

These are the residential real estate closings in the North End / Waterfront for the month of April 2017. $0 - $699,999 Mariner #414: 1...

Downtown View: Better Skyscrapers

Consider Los Angeles. It’s enjoying an upgrade. With refurbished hotels, new residential buildings, a spruce-up of its gorgeous library and all the services and...

Landmarks Commission Demolition Delay on Cross Street Properties Ends in June

The Boston Landmarks Commission voted to invoke a 90-day demolition delay regarding the buildings on Cross Street between Hanover and Salem (198 Hanover St., 60...

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