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NEWNC Unanimously Supports 173 Endicott Street Development [Video]

The highlighted agenda item for the North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting was the controversial development proposal at 173 Endicott Street in Boston’s North End. The proposal was voted down at the recent North End Waterfront Residents Association (NEWRA), but recent changes to the design proved to appease the council members of NEWNC. The proposal is for Read More…

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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…

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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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Heavy Opposition to Lewis Wharf Hotel Proposal at Second IAG Meeting [Video]

The North Bennet Street School was standing room only at the September 10th Lewis Wharf Hotel IAG Meeting. Starting promptly at 6:30pm, JW Capital Partners went through their proposal for the Lewis Wharf Hotel project in front of the appointed Impact Advisory Group (IAG).  Hosted by the Boston Redevelopment Authority, the meeting consisted of a presentation from JW Capital Partners that went through renderings of Read More…

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State Hosts Meeting on Proposal Requests for Two North End Properties Abutting Greenway

On a recent hot and humid evening this week at the Nazzaro Community Center, representatives from the the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) hosted a public meeting to announce two soon-to-be-released RFPs for two properties in the North End, both facing the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway North End Parks. The specific parcels are: Parcel 11A is Read More…

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Affordable Housing and Hotel Project Approved Near North Station

One of the eight new projects approved last week by the board of the Boston Redevelopment Authority was a 239 affordable housing unit and hotel development near North Station in the Bulfinch Triangle and adjacent to the North End. Developer Related Beal won approval to construct 239 rental units that will be aimed at households making between Read More…

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Downtown Waterfront Guidelines Propose Tower Heights for Harbor Garage & Hook Lobster

As reported earlier in the month, the Boston Redevelopment Authority released its recommended guidelines for three key Downtown Waterfront sites including the Harbor Garage, Hook Lobster and Long Wharf. The BRA proposes a maximum height for the Harbor Garage of 600′ (up from 150′ current zoning) and minimum open space of 30% (down from 50%). Read More…

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Waterfront Residents Show Solidarity to Fight Lewis Wharf Hotel Development

Waterfront residents packed into the Pilot House for a standing-room only meeting with State Representative Aaron Michlewitz to express their concerns about the proposed Lewis Wharf Hotel plan filed earlier this month by JW Capital Partners. Several North End / Waterfront buildings were represented at the meeting by condominium residents from Lewis Wharf, Prince Building, Commercial Wharf, the Mariner, Union Read More…

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Neighborhood Groups Split on Quincy Court Building Addition

The two North End / Waterfront neighborhood groups are split on the proposed zoning relief proposal for the complete rehabilitation and building addition at 3-5 Quincy Court. The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted 5-4 to support the application on June 8th while members of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted 15-11 Read More…

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BRA Proposes New Guidelines For Waterfront Development

After a long pause, the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) resumed its meetings for the Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Plan (MHP) Advisory Committee Wednesday at City Hall. The 5th floor Piemonte Room was filled to capacity as the public, mostly Harbor Tower residents, and the press came to hear about the recommendations the BRA is proposing. The three sites discussed Read More…

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Lewis Wharf Developer Launches New Plan for Two Building Hotel, Sailing Center & Waterfront Park

Developer JW Capital Partners has filed a letter of intent for a new 300-room hotel project at Lewis Wharf on Boston’s North End waterfront. The proposal would include two new hotel buildings connected by a glass lobby along with a 54,000 square-foot publicly accessible park replacing the surface parking lot on Atlantic Avenue. Plans include a new Read More…