Meetings Real Estate

Residents Association Opposes 4th Floor Addition and Roof Deck at 2 Snelling Place [Video]

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted 30-4 to oppose a petition to build a fourth floor addition and private roof deck at 2 Snelling Place at their March meeting. Attorney Dan Toscano presented on behalf of Bharat Mirchadini, who was not at the meeting and does not currently reside at the property. Read More…

Meetings Real Estate

Residents Association Supports 33 N. Margin Street Changes

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted 17-2 to support variances related to 33 North Margin Street. Located at the corner of Cooper Street, the plans were presented by Attorney Daniel Toscano, as follows. (1) enclose the existing first floor entryway, formerly the entrance of Joe and Mary’s convenience store, encompassing 8 square feet. Read More…

Featured Meetings Real Estate

Occupancy Change at 20 Moon St. Tabled at Neighborhood Council on Roof Deck and AirBnb Concerns [Video]

The property owner of 20 Moon Street, Jonathan Raisz, is petitioning the Boston Zoning Board of Appeal (ZBA) to change the legal occupancy of the existing building from one commercial / four residential to a five unit residential dwelling. The proposal would make the garden level unit residential, which is currently zoned as commercial. The Read More…

Commentaries Community Featured

AN ILLEGAL DECK: No Peace at the Peace Garden

(An illegal deck, installed a few feet above the statues and flowers of the Peace Garden at Saint Leonard Church on Hanover Street, has eradicated the serenity of a sanctuary cherished by North Enders and visitors from around the world.) If asked to identify a special place in the neighborhood where one can momentarily escape Read More…

Real Estate

Board of Appeals Denies Roof Deck Expansion

A request by the owners of 536-538 to expand a Commercial Street roof deck from 150 square feet to 367 square feet was denied by the City of Boston Inspectional Services Department Board of Appeals Abutters appeared at two North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meetings opposing the proposal on the basis of privacy. At the Read More…

Community Meetings

NEWNC Supports Mechanical Rooftop Unit on Fleet Street

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted 8-0 to support a new mechanical unit attached to an existing roof deck at 57 Fleet Street in Boston’s North End. Presenting was Architect Steve Gallagher for owner Constantine Davides. Please view the above video for the complete presentation and discussion at the January 2016 NEWNC meeting.

Event Notices

January 14th NEWRA Agenda: Roof Deck Expansion, Legal Occupancy, Urban Renewal, Councilor Essaibi-George!

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its monthly membership meeting on Thursday, January 14, 2016, 7:00 p.m. at the Nazzaro Community Center. NEWRA encourages all North End/Waterfront residents to become active members and participate in neighborhood meetings. Meetings are open, and all are welcome! For more information, contact info@newra.org. The full agenda Read More…

Real Estate

Commercial Street Roof Deck Expansion Gets Support from Neighborhood Council, Deferred by Residents’ Association

A request for a roof deck expansion at 536 Commercial Street went before the two neighborhood groups this week. A supportive vote of 5-1 came from the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) while the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) deferred voting pending negotiations with an abutter. Owner Alison Bonney has applied to the Boston Read More…

Photos & Videos Real Estate

Addition and Roof Deck on Battery Street Overwhelmingly Opposed by Residents’ Association [Video]

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted 3-26 in opposition to zoning variances sought at 16-18 Battery Street. Owner Seth Nock was not present at the meeting and was represented by Attorney Daniel Toscano. The application seeks to change the legal occupancy of the existing premises from nine to ten residential units and construct Read More…

Event Notices Real Estate

Neighborhood Council Supports Addition and Private Roof Deck on Battery Street

Owner Seth Nock, 16-18 Battery St. has filed to change the legal occupancy of the existing premises from nine residential units to ten residential units and construct a one story addition and a private roof deck. Attorney Daniel Toscano represented the owner at the December 8th meeting of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council Read More…

Event Notices

December 8th Council Agenda: Battery & Prince Street Zoning, Plus Faneuil Hall Market Changes

North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council Website: www.NEWNCBoston.org Email: info@newncboston.org NEWNC AGENDA Monday, December 8, 2014, 7:00PM Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. 1.  Welcome:  NEWNC President 2.  Call to order & Roll Call:  NEWNC President 3.  Meeting Protocol:  NEWNC Vice President 4.  Reports from the Offices of Local Elected Officials 5.  Committee Reports: a. Resident Parking/Traffic Committee: Ryan Read More…

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Neighborhood Council Supports Foster St. Addition with Roof Deck and Lewis St. Spin Studio / Juice Bar

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) supported two applications at its Monday night meeting on September 9, 2013. A scheduled parking discussion with the Boston Transportation Commissioner was cancelled at the last minute due to a scheduling conflict. BTD Commissioner Thomas Tinlin is expected to appear at the October 15th NEWNC meeting. (09:40 Read More…