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“One Congress” Government Center Garage Redevelopment Project Moving Toward November Approval [Video]

One Congress – Redevelopment of Government Center Garage – Public Meeting – BRA – October 7, 2013 Video Timeline: 00:00 BRA Introduction and Process Review 04:00 One Congress Project Presentation by Thomas O’Brien of HYM Investor Group 24:10 Public Questions and Comments “One Congress,” the Government Center Garage redevelopment project, is moving quickly toward approval Read More…

Event Notices

Exhibition: The Parkman – Webster Murder Case

The West End Museum presents a new exhibit that revisits 19th century’s most infamous murder, trial & execution. The 1849 murder of George Parkman in Boston stands as the most sensational case of its time, and the prosecution of John Webster is often described as the O.J. Simpson trial of the 19th century. This case Read More…

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Major Development Projects Reviewed at Residents’ Assocation Meeting [Video]

North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Zoning, Licensing & Construction (ZLC) Committee Co-Chairs Victor Brogna and David Kubiak presented an overview of the many large redevelopment projects proposed in the Haymarket, North Station and West End areas, to allow the North End/Waterfront community to understand the full picture as the Boston Redevelopment Authority (“BRA”) Read More…

Real Estate

Converse and City of Boston Announce Lovejoy Wharf Redevelopment for Sneaker Company’s Headquarters

Readers of NorthEndWaterfront.com have been keeping up with the Lovejoy Wharf mixed-use development where Converse, a subsidiary of Nike, will make their new headquarters. Today, the City of Boston held a press event to make it official and provide some additional details. The redevelopment will include a $15 million investment by the developer for public Read More…

Community Photos & Videos Real Estate

Lovejoy Wharf Mixed Use Project Presented at Public Meeting [Video]

Video: Lovejoy Wharf presentation and discussion at November 28, 2012 public meeting at Boston City Hall. (Q&A starts at 21:20) A new proposal for the long-delayed redevelopment of Lovejoy Wharf was presented on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Beal Cos. and Related Cos. at a public meeting hosted by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA). Read More…

Event Notices Transportation

Causeway Street Crossroads Initiative – Public Hearing on August 8, 2012

MassDOT is holding a public meeting on August 8, 2012, 7pm in Legends at TD Garden regarding the planned redesign of Causeway Street, from the Keany Square at the intersection of N. Washington Street to Merrimac Street including Lomasney Way. The complete meeting notice and comment form is available here (pdf) with sections pasted below. Read More…

Arts & Culture

Roof Replacement Will Temporarily Close West End Branch Library

News from Boston Public Library regarding the temporary closing of the West End Branch Library on Cambridge Street from August 10-29, 2012 to replace the roof. The North End Branch at 25 Parmenter Street is the nearest alternative branch. The press release is shown below. The West End Branch of the Boston Public Library, which Read More…

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Downtown View: Make MEEI’s Plan Better

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary has proposed giving up its parking lot on the Esplanade, rerouting Storrow Drive and its ramps, building an addition to its main building over the Charles Street extension and constructing a large parking lot underneath the Esplanade. Ambitious. There have been the usual complaints, anxieties, and turf battles. West Enders Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Historical Preservation Tour Series Features Visits to Notable West End Sites

“The Preservation Movement Then and Now” (February 21 – May 12) Historical Preservation Tour Series Features Visits to Notable West End Sites The West End Museum presents a series of excursions related to The Preservation Movement Then and Now, an exhibit running at the Museum through May 12 in partnership with Historic New England. Four Read More…