Community Real Estate

BRA Scenario Shows Large Developments On North End Side of Greenway

In a public meeting at City Hall, the Boston Redevelopment Authority presented scenarios for substantial North End development along the Greenway, filling in most of Cross Street including structures well over the established 55 foot height limit. The slides were released as part of its Greenway District Planning Study. (Click here for a PDF file Read More…

Food & Drink Real Estate Transportation

Opposition Growing to Cross Street “Woonerf” Plan

After two presentations by the Boston Redevelopment Authority, neighborhood residents are questioning the logic of the “woonerf” plan on Cross Street between Hanover and Salem Streets. Woonerf is a Dutch word for an area, usually residential, where motorists and other users share the street without boundaries such as lanes and curbs.  This type of arrangement Read More…

Community Food & Drink Real Estate

BRA Reveals Cross Street Plaza Plan at Former Martignetti’s Site with 100+ Outdoor Patio Seats

The Boston Redevelopment Authority is bringing its long-awaited plan to the neighborhood for the plaza area on Cross Street in front of the former Martignetti Liquors site. In addition to outdoor tables for the new businesses, the sidewalk and service road will be reconfigured around the Freedom Trail. Peter Gori, Senior Manager for the BRA, Read More…