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Baristas at the Gate! Starbucks Coffee Proposed at 198 Hanover Street

A new retail development project by Charter Realty is seeking permits to bring a Starbucks Coffee shop to 198 Hanover Street, known as the “Gateway to the North End.” Located at the corner of Cross Street, the site is across from the Rose Kennedy Greenway and currently occupied by Citizens Bank at the old Martignetti’s Liquors site. The arrival of the Read More…

Transportation

Final Milling on Atlantic Avenue & Cross Street Set for Saturday

The final portion of milling work will occur Saturday morning October 6 at the end of Atlantic Avenue at the Cross St. intersection.  Some limited work to mill the set back portion at Richmond St. and Commercial Wharf will also be finished. The work is anticipated to be complete in the morning with impact to traffic during Read More…

Real Estate

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 Cross St. and 53 Salem St.). The BLC informed the applicant, Charter Realty, that the delay could be lifted early if they make some alterations to the proposed design to make it Read More…

Community

Poll: What Do You Think of the Redevelopment Plans for Cross Street?

There is a community meeting on March 7th regarding the demolition of the buildings on Cross Street, between Hanover & Salem Street. Old timers will remember the location as Martignetti Liquors. Since then, the various storefronts have turned over several times. New owner Charter Realty has presented preliminary plans for a 5,500 sq. ft. commercial development Read More…

Event Notices

Community Meeting: Demolition of Cross Street Buildings

198 Hanover St/60 Cross St/53 Salem St Article 85 Demolition Delay Community Meeting Tuesday, March 7th 2017 7:00pm Nazzaro Community Center 30 North Bennet St This community meeting is being held as part of an Article 85 Demolition Delay application to demolish the buildings at 198 Hanover St, 60 Cross St, and 53 Salem St, Boston, Read More…

Business Meetings Real Estate

Cross Street Development Going to Boston Landmarks Commission

Charter Realty was at the Nazzaro Center to inform residents about the proposed demolition to take place at 198 Hanover Street, 60 Cross Street, and 53 Salem Street in Boston’s North End. These three buildings, owned by Charter Realty, will be demolished for a 5,500 square feet development that would span from Hanover Street to Salem Street. The Read More…

Business Meetings Real Estate

Demolition Delay Meeting Set for Cross Street Buildings on February 7th

COMMUNITY MEETING Article 85 Demolition Delay 198 Hanover St. / 60 Cross St. / 53 Salem St. Tuesday, February 7, 2017 7:00 p.m. Nazzaro Community Center 30 N. Bennet Street This community meeting on February 7th is being held as part of an Article 85 Demolition Delay application to demolish the buildings at 198 Hanover St, Read More…

Real Estate

Charter Realty Presents Design for Cross Street to Residents Association [Video]

Charter Realty Development presented its plans for developing 198 Hanover Street which stretches along Cross Street to Salem Street at the “Gateway to the North End” facing the Rose Kennedy Greenway. The presentation on July 14th was similar to that made last month to the Neighborhood Council (NEWNC), proposing a new 1 1/2 story (35 feet Read More…

Community Real Estate

New Development Proposed at Cross and Hanover Streets for Food/Retail Spaces [Video/Images]

A new North End commercial development was presented this week for Cross Street between Hanover and Salem by property owner Charter Realty & Development Corporation. Often referred to as the “Gateway to the North End” and formally as 198 Hanover Street, the property is on the Freedom Trail facing the Rose Kennedy Greenway. The building currently houses Citizen’s Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

“High Tide” Comes to Cross Street Through Greenway’s Public Art Exhibit

High Tide, by Carolina Aragón was installed this week along Cross Street in the lawn area at the corner of North Street in front of the former tunnel administration building. This is the first exhibit on the open lawn space that is now being managed by the Greenway Conservancy, across the street from the Greenway’s North Read More…

Community

New Cross Street Benches Installed by Beautification Committee

The North End Beautification Committee has purchased and installed four new benches on Cross Street for the corners of Hanover and Salem Streets. The NEBC also cleaned out the tree beds on Cross street and recently added new planters. The group would like to thank Larry from LMFloral who planted the plants, installed the benches, cleaned out the tree pits Read More…