Community Real Estate

Residents Association Votes to Support State Ruling Preventing Lewis Wharf Hotel Development

In a vote of 36-1, the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted to support the recent Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) report that pilings underwater at high tide cannot be built upon. The DEP report is currently in a comment period until November 21st, after which a final determination will be made. If the DEP Read More…

Real Estate

Lewis Wharf Hotel Opposition Group Pushes Mayor to Take Position

The “Save Our North End Waterfront” group of residents opposing the proposed Lewis Wharf hotel is pressing its case to Mayor Walsh, who has not formally met with the group nor taken a public position. A recent State ruling could severely cut the project footprint and ultimately kill the proposal. To date, however, the Boston Planning Read More…

Real Estate

State Regulator Opposes Lewis Wharf Hotel Building Over Submerged Harbor Pilings

The proposed hotel project at Lewis Wharf has been thrown into question after the Massachusetts Dept. of Environmental Protection confirmed that a new development cannot extend over pilings or piers that are below water at high tide. Since much of the piling field at Lewis Wharf is not visible at high tide, the DEP ruling could dramatically reduce the size of Read More…

Event Notices

State Senate Candidates Forum Set for Thursday Night

  Save Our North End Waterfront, a community-organizing arm opposed to the proposed Lewis Wharf hotel project, will host the first forum for State Senator candidates of the First Suffolk and Middlesex district on Thursday, March 3 at 6 pm at The Pilot House. The first of the special election cycle, the forum will focus on proposed developments to Boston’s waterfront and climate preparedness in the Read More…

Event Notices Government

Candidates’ Forum for State Senate Seat on March 3rd

A Candidates’ Forum with State Senate candidates will be held on Thursday, March 3rd, 6:00 p.m. at The Pilot House, 2 Atlantic Avenue in the North End / Waterfront. Joseph Boncore, Lydia Edwards, Diana Hwang, Jay Livingstone, and Dan Rizzo will meet North End neighbors and Save Our North End Waterfront organizers for a discussion of Read More…

Community Real Estate

“Save Our North End Waterfront” Volunteers Sign Up for Lewis Wharf Hotel Opposition

News from the July 29th meeting of “Save Our North End Waterfront” at the Pilot House: Over one hundred North End Waterfront residents gathered at the Pilot House to voice their opposition to and organize against the proposed Lewis Wharf Hotel development. “Save Our North End Waterfront,” a community opposition group, organized the meeting as an important Read More…