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Developers submit proposals for Boston State Hospital site
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Developers submit proposals for Boston State Hospital site
Nearly four decades after the commonwealth opened the door to real estate development on the Boston State Hospital site, a use for the last 10-acre portion could be determined early next year.
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Activists convene on housing issues
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Activists convene on housing issues
The Boston People’s Plan Assembly gathered at the Vietnamese American Community Center in Fields Corner on Dec. 4 for its last meeting of the year to discuss new initiatives, including protesting the proposed redevelopment of Suffolk Downs.
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A transformation comes to Dudley
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A transformation comes to Dudley
The Boston Planning and Development Agency is seeking bids for the redevelopment of three of the last remaining major open parcels of land in Dudley Square.
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City seeks bids for Nawn factory site
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City seeks bids for Nawn factory site
A museum interpreting Roxbury history will feature prominently in bids to redevelop the historic Nawn Factory building on Washington Street in Dudley Square, according to a request for proposals released by the city’s Department of Neighborhood Development Monday.
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Opinion
Housing needs to be the Boston City Council’s top priority
The city council must be a leader in bringing the entire Greater Boston region to solve our housing crisis collectively. We hope they will not let us down.
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Mixed-income building opens at Madison Park
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Mixed-income building opens at Madison Park
Madison Park Development Corporation celebrated the completion of 76 units on a parcel of land along Melnea Cass Boulevard. Madison Park CEO Jeanne Pinado noted that the building sits on the last of the vacant parcels left in the wake of the BRA’s demolition of the neighborhood.
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Affordable housing advocates call for increase in required percentage of units
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Affordable housing advocates call for increase in required percentage of units
Several dozen activists gathered at City Hall Plaza Oct. 16 in an action calling for an increase in the city’s Inclusionary Development Police guidelines, which mandate the creation of affordable units in new residential buildings with 10 or more units.
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Opinion
‘Who belongs here?’
Suffolk Downs forces us to grapple with the central questions of gentrification: Who is this development for? What kind of city are we? Who belongs here?
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No easement? No problem. Condos rise in a backyard
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No easement? No problem. Condos rise in a backyard
While ISD approved the seven-unit project as-of-right, meaning the condos at 52R could be built without an appearance before the Zoning Board of Appeal, residents note that the property lines include no street frontage, meaning that the property is essentially landlocked.
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Edwards calls for overhaul of ZBA
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Edwards calls for overhaul of ZBA
District 1 City Councilor Lydia Edwards filed an ordinance last week that would radically reform the way the Zoning Board of Appeal is constituted and conducts its business. The measure would end the practice of reserving seats on the board for real-estate industry insiders and institute strict guidelines to curb conflicts of interest.
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Franklin Institute Moving to Dudley
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Franklin Institute Moving to Dudley
The Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, a private, nonprofit college offering degrees and certificates in engineering and industrial technologies, announced this week its planned purchase of the former Harrison Supply building on Harrison Avenue in the Dudley Square area.
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Edwards proposes zoning board reforms
City Councilor Lydia Edwards has filed legislation to reform the city’s Zoning Board of Appeal following revelations in recent weeks of bribery and insider-dealing in the city’s construction permitting process.
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