Entries by Preserve Bostons Waterfront

This Boston Globe article explains the MHP proposals that Governor Baker is considering. Is “pretty good” good enough? PreserveBostonsWaterfront.org doesn’t think so!        

By Tim Logan GLOBE STAFF  FEBRUARY 16, 2018 After a year of closed-door negotiations with developer Don Chiofaro and the New England Aquarium, city officials say it’s finally time to move forward with a skyscraper Chiofaro wants to build on the Boston Harbor Garage site. The Boston Planning & Development Agency on Friday filed a […]

Seaport District development: Mapping the biggest projects in the busy Boston enclave — including a giant hotel

By Tom Acitelli Jul 20, 2017, 7:20am EDT John Hoey/Flickr The Seaport District is one of Boston’s busiest in terms of new development. This map charts those major projects either recently underway or approved, including plans for what will be one of the largest hotels in New England and the Seaport’s largest single amount of […]

Really? You Want Citywide Planning?

Boston Magazine The BRA crowdsources ideas for a better Boston. by Mark Pasnik May 13, 2015 Every 50 years seems like a rare enough occurrence to warrant a 24-hour celebration. And sure enough, to honor the launch of Boston’s first comprehensive planning in two generations, the BRA held the Innovative Design Alternatives Summit (IDeAS for […]

Waterfront Residents Show Solidarity to Fight Lewis Wharf Hotel Development

By Matt Conti NorthEndWaterfront.com June 17 2015 Waterfront residents packed into the Pilot House for a standing-room only meeting with State Representative Aaron Michlewitz to express their concerns about the proposed Lewis Wharf Hotel plan filed earlier this month by JW Capital Partners. Several North End / Waterfront buildings were represented at the meeting by condominium residents from Lewis Wharf, […]

Hook Lobster Redevelopment Gets Boost

By Steve Adams Banker & Tradesman Staff June 11, 2015 Plans to redevelop Boston’s Hook Lobster pound property into a luxury residential tower got a boost as officials released a new set of guidelines for waterfront development.  The family that owns the half-acre property at Atlantic and Northern avenues wants to build a 285-foot-tall residential […]