Catch up on the top 5 posts this week on NorthEndWaterfront.com!
General Electric is new to Boston, but that does not mean it isn’t too early to take a friendly jab at them for their misrepresentation of the Old North Church. The full page newspaper ad in the Globe is citing “revolutionary ideas” with photos of the wrong “revolutionary” landmark, confusing Old North Church with the steeple of Memorial Church in Cambridge, read the post.
To hear about a new 5-story condominium building proposed for 25 Atlantic Avenue, about 50 neighbors came to an abutters meeting hosted by the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services. Neighbors voiced broad opposition to the scale of the project, despite the developer planning improvements to the surrounding sidewalk. Balconies and roof decks are planned with accessory parking under the building, view more on the meeting and proposal.
Marking one of the largest of the neighborhood gatherings in all of Boston, hundreds came out for National Night Out on the Prado (Paul Revere Mall). Dozens of community groups and organizations setup tables in the Prado along with free food, music by DJ Sal, Mayor Marty Walsh, Police Commissioner William Evans and many of his command from local District A-1. A highlight was the Boston Police presentation of this year’s Community Service Award to Phil Orlandella of the North End Regional Review. View the post for photo coverage and more.
Papa, Annette F. (Sutera) of Boston’s North End passed away on Sunday July 31st, surrounded peacefully by her loving family. A life long resident of the North End, Annette passed away with her two loving daughters and her family by her bedside in the Massachusetts General Hospital. Read the Obituary.
Construction is underway on a a new 12-story residential development across from Rowes Wharf that will feature 36 luxury residences starting at $1.5 million and up to $6.5 million. With most of the demolition now completed, the new building overlooking the Greenway is scheduled to open by the end of 2017, view the post.