Real Estate

Parcel 9 Comment Letters Favor “Market Square” by Upton + Partners

The comments are “in” regarding the four proposed developments for Parcel 9 and there appears to be a broad, but not exclusive, edge of support given to the “Market Square” rental housing and “Eataly” concept proposed by Upton + Partners. The upper levels of “Market Square” include residential rental units with the lower section focusing Read More…

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Haymarket Pushcarts: A Whole New Market

If Public Markets are ever created at Haymarket — in the multi-million dollar white elephant Big Dig ventilation building (Parcel 7)  or in a future building on Parcel 9  — the big winner could be the Haymarket pushcarts. That’s  because the public markets might introduce countless new customers to the tremendous variety and values offered by the pushcarts. And they are no Read More…

Real Estate

Upton + Partners Presents Residential “Market Square” Plan for Greenway Parcel 9 Development

Upton + Partners presented its project proposal to MassDOT and the Parcel 9 RFP Committee members this week. The proposal includes a 119 new residential units and a specialty food market on the ground floor. The developer will contribute $2.1 million of public improvements to benefit the Haymarket Pushcart Association and will solicit $1.5 million Read More…

Real Estate

Here We Go Again: Four Developers Bid on Parcel 9 Project, Adjacent to Greenway and Haymarket

Following this week’s designation of Parcel 7 to the sole bidder, Boston Public Market Association, the adjacent Greenway Parcel 9 now moves into the spotlight. Four bids were submitted to the State’s transportation authority, MassDOT, that owns the parcel. The triangular lot, known as Parcel 9, is adjacent to Haymarket, Blackstone St. and the Rose Read More…

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Boston Public Market Association Makes Its Pitch as Sole Bidder for Parcel 7; Haymarket Questions Abound

The Boston Public Market Association presented its proposal last night at a public meeting regarding its plan to bring a food market to downtown Boston’s Market District at Parcel 7, near Haymarket along the Greenway. The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) hosted the meeting with its Public Market Commission, a group of citizens and Read More…

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Boston Public Market Association is Sole Bidder for Food Market Planned for Parcel 7 Along Greenway

The Boston Public Market Association is the sole bidder for the Parcel 7 ground floor operation of a “Made in Massachusetts” food market planned for the garage building next to Haymarket and the Greenway, according to officials. The space has been empty for 10+ years since the MassDOT building was constructed as part of the Big Read More…

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Boston Public Market Request for Proposal Issued

The Massachusetts Department of Agriculture has issued the long-awaited Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Boston Public Food Market developer and operator. The proposed public market will be located on the ground floor of the Parcel 7 garage, next to Haymarket and Greenway on Surface Road across from the North End. The space has been Read More…

Police & Fire Transportation

HazMat Response Teams Respond to Truck Near Haymarket Carrying Radioactive Materials

Video: CBS Boston video report on the HazMat Radioactive Material Scare today near Haymarket. Bolstering the case for banning cut-through hazmat trucks from the North End and downtown Boston, a truck carrying radioactive materials caused the shutdown of the Haymarket MBTA station and surrounding area this afternoon.  The hazmat truck was stopped when Boston Police Read More…

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Public Market Commission Hears Mixed Views at State House Community Meeting

A sizable crowd showed up at the State House for Monday night’s community meeting on the Public Market destined for the ground floor of Parcel 7 on Blackstone St., next to Haymarket and the Greenway. From neighborhood residents, Haymarket vendors, business owners to foodies and health nuts, there were plenty of opinions on what should Read More…

Real Estate

MassDOT Parcel 7 & 9 RFP Advisory Committee Presents Its Plan for Haymarket Development

A compromise development plan, disclosed at a public meeting this week, appears to be gaining support for Parcel 9, the empty triangular lot at Haymarket. The Advisory Committee arranged by Mass. Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is tasked with establishing guidelines that would be used for a “Request for Proposal” (RFP) to be issued in the Read More…

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Hanover Street on Chronicle TV5: Part 2 – Johnny Shoes, Little Hanover & Haymarket

Here is the next part of Chronicle’s Hanover St. episode that aired on May 11, 2010. In this clip, Chronicle talks with Johnny Shoes from Johnny & Gino, looks at little Hanover St. to where Scollay Square was located before the expressway and shows how Haymarket has survived the changes. More Chronicle clips on Haymarket Read More…