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New Public Art Brings Light to Government Center Garage Underpass

New public art installation, Float, located at One Congress Street at the Bulfinch Crossing development, brings animal-inspired animated artwork, such as feathers and distinctive patterns, through engaging and slow moving color changes to the once dark underpass. The new digital art experience was created by Pamela Hersch, a Boston-based musician, photographer, and video artist originally from Read More…

Real Estate

Despite Height Decrease, Residents Voice Opposition to 88NOWA Hotel Proposal [Video]

After the initial meeting to propose a 147 foot high hotel project in the West End’s Bulfinch Triangle on North Washington Street, the developer came back to the table with a similar proposal, this time it was shortened to 128 feet tall. Despite the proposal decreasing in height and featuring changes made to the entrance, neighborhood residents Read More…

Real Estate

Opposition Voiced Against 88NOWA Hotel Proposed in Bulfinch Triangle

Community members voiced strong opposition at a Wednesday night meeting regarding a proposal for a 147 foot high (before roof mechanicals) hotel project in the West End’s Bulfinch Triangle on North Washington Street adjacent to the North End. Dubbed the “skinny hotel” or “88NOWA”, the project would be at 88 N. Washington Street at the corner of Read More…

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Zoning Hearing to Remove Supermarket Provision From One Canal Project

An April 23, 2013 hearing at the Zoning Board of Appeal is scheduled to remove the supermarket proviso as part of the One Canal project along N. Washington Street bordering the West End and North End neighborhoods. One Canal, a $175 million, 12-story, 320-unit rental housing development expected to open in mid-2015. Last summer, city officials Read More…

Community Transportation

Mixed Public Feedback at Causeway Street Redesign Hearing [Video]

Video: Causeway Street Reconstruction presentation and public comments at State hearing held on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at TD Garden. Formal presentation starts at 4:30 in the video with public comments starting at the 27:00 time point. With 25% of the Causeway Street redesign completed, State and City officials received extensive feedback from a large Read More…

Event Notices Transportation

Causeway Street Crossroads Initiative – Public Hearing on August 8, 2012

MassDOT is holding a public meeting on August 8, 2012, 7pm in Legends at TD Garden regarding the planned redesign of Causeway Street, from the Keany Square at the intersection of N. Washington Street to Merrimac Street including Lomasney Way. The complete meeting notice and comment form is available here (pdf) with sections pasted below. Read More…

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A Supermarket is Coming! A Supermarket is Coming! [One Canal Meeting Video]

A supermarket is in … no, it’s out … it’s Target, it’s Stop & Shop, … no, it isn’t. After more than a decade, the long-anticipated affordable supermarket for downtown Boston is on-track to break ground in the Spring of 2013 as part of the One Canal project in the Bulfinch Triangle. On Tuesday night, Read More…


BRA Schedules Meeting on “One Canal” Development, the Supermarket Parcel, for July 17, 2012

The Boston Redevelopment Authority is hosting a public meeting on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 6:00 pm at CBT Architects of 110 Canal St. regarding the proposed One Canal development project by Trinity Financial. Note: This is the “supermarket parcel” in the Bulfinch Triangle.

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Stop & Shop Reconsidering Bulfinch Triangle Location at Proposed One Canal Development

The decade-long mating dance has resumed between Stop & Shop and developers to come to terms for a supermarket in the Bulfinch Triangle, according to recent media reports. Although Trinity Financial recently told the neighborhood that Stop & Shop was no longer interested in the ground floor space for its planned 14-story apartment complex along Read More…