Waterfront Articles & News

Aquarium says tower plan could threaten sea animals, finances

Boston Globe,  June 23, 2015 By Jon Chesto and Dan Adams Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent The New England Aquarium on Monday came out in opposition to developer Don Chiofaro’s plan to build a 600-foot tower on its doorstep, declaring that the aquarium would face “substantial financial risks” if the massive project goes forward.

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 […]

City paves way for 600-foot tower on Harbor Garage site

By Jon Chesto GLOBE STAFF  JUNE 10, 2015 After eight years of trying, developer Don Chiofaro is about to receive preliminary approval from Boston officials to build one of the city’s tallest towers, a megaproject that would redefine one of the most prominent stretches of the waterfront.