Community Photos & Videos

Scarecrow Village at Harbor Towers [Photos]

The Social Committee for the Harbor Towers condos started a scarecrow making project at a Halloween event for kids last year. Thirteen of them were made and planted inside the fence along the Harbor Walk.  It obviously received an enthusiastic response, because at least 34 of them are now planted for all to see! They Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

As The Tide Turns: Climate Ready Boston Presents Update To Wharf District Council

Alisha Pegan, Climate Ready Boston Coordinator, along with Joe Christo, BPDA’s Resilience and Waterfront Planner, delivered a project update to members of the Wharf District Council (WDC) earlier this week. The project goals have assembled around four themes: Engagement, Short-Term Solutions, Long-Term Solutions, and Implementation. The engagement piece is pivotal for matters of this magnitude Read More…

Featured Meetings Real Estate

Wharf District Residents Express Frustrations with Municipal Harbor Plan Revisions

Harbor Towers Garage Committee Chairman Lee Kozol represented the East India Row Harbor Towers residents when he spoke out against the Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Plan (MHP) and its latest supplement at the Wharf District council meeting on Tuesday evening. The unified response by waterfront neighbors came after a presentation by Rich McGuinness of the Boston Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Harbor Towers Artwork Mystery Solved! They’re Laptops

When folks walk around Harbor Towers, there is the inevitable question about the huge stainless steel panel art sculpture. Are they supposed to be sails or maybe seagull wings? Some think they must be solar panels and of course, skateboarders only see big ramps. Going back to its creation in 1964 by original artist David von Schlegell, it’s formally Read More…

Real Estate

Harbor Towers Residents Overwhelmingly Oppose Chiofaro Plan

The following news release dated November 11, 2014 is from the residents and owners of Harbor Towers condominiums. HARBOR TOWERS RESIDENTS OVERWHELMINGLY OPPOSE CHIOFARO PLAN Condominium Residents Endorse Garage Petition, Favor Modest Development The residents and owners of Harbor Towers condominiums overwhelmingly oppose the proposal by the Chiofaro Co. and Prudential Real Estate Investments to replace Read More…

Real Estate

Harbor Towers Trustees: Chiofaro’s Proposal Is Too Big

The following letter and summary comes from the Trustees of Harbor Towers Tower I and II condominiums to the Boston Redevelopment Authority. The letter strongly opposes the Chiofaro Company plan for redevelopment of the Harbor Garage presented at the June 25, 2014, meeting of the Municipal Harbor Planning Advisory Committee. [button link=”http://northendwaterfront.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/HTlettertoBRArespondingtoChiofaroplan.July_.21.2014.pdf”]Click here to download Read More…

Government Real Estate Transportation

Downtown Waterfront Public Realm and Watersheet Activation Plan Draft Released for Public Review

In advance of a public meeting next week, the Boston Redevelopment Authority has released a draft planning document for the Downtown Waterfront. If you’ve been following our coverage and meeting videos for the Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Plan then you have already seen some of these concepts. However, this is the first time a draft Read More…

Community Real Estate

Harbor Towers Reviews Its History and Future Plans

Representatives from Harbor Towers (65 and 85 East India Row) presented at this week’s Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning Advisory Committee meeting held at the Boston Harbor Hotel on September 25, 2013. Speaking on behalf of the 624-unit condominium property: Yanni Tsipis, Senior Vice President, Colliers International and Consultant to the Harbor Towers I and Read More…

Real Estate

Harbor Towers – Now Smoke-Free For New Owners

After multiple past attempts, the condo boards at Harbor Towers have succeeded in passing a provision to ban smoking inside the buildings, including both common areas and individual units. Harbor Towers is Boston’s largest condominium complex with 624 units and nearly 1,500 residents. In order to obtain the 75% vote needed, the provision “grandfathers” existing Read More…

Business Real Estate

Harbor Towers Fights Chiofaro With Comments on Newspaper Websites

Just in case you thought those anonymous reader comments on newspaper websites were on the level, the battle over Harbor Garage shows how website comments are being used by both sides hoping to sway public (and political) opinion. Bruce Mohl of Commonwealth Magazine highlights a recent email sent by a Harbor Towers consultant to residents fighting the media war Read More…