Pier 5 Chronology of BRA Plans

1975 “BOSTON NAVAL SHIPYARD/CHARLESTOWN BRA – Planning  and Development Program” for Navy Yard Acquisition.  Boston Redevelopment Authority, Robert T. Kenney, Director, Boston, MA  November 1975  (Includes demolishing Bldg. 197 and Pier 5 as marina use) “The problems and the site’s previous use as a Naval Base have thus  deprived Charlestown residents of~ enjoying the mostContinue reading “Pier 5 Chronology of BRA Plans”

Waterfront Alliance – Example of a Better Waterfront

Public access is key… to breaking down physical and social bar.  Commit to opening up more waterfront access for recreation and education, with a focus on creating equitable open spaces for all New Yorkers.  Open space access has been acutely felt by New Yorkers during Covid-19, especially as vulnerable and lower-income communities have access toContinue reading “Waterfront Alliance – Example of a Better Waterfront”

Why – RFP Petition

Our petition to the Mayor of Boston expresses concern over the current RFP process from BPDA that aims to privatize Pier 5, adjacent to the Courageous Sailing Center.   The three submitted proposals were open for public comments until April 5, at the  BPDA web site . However, this is just the beginning. There are multiple ways to take actionContinue reading “Why – RFP Petition”

Once-in-a-generation chance for resilient, inclusive waterfront. – Conservation Law

Oct. 29, 2021 – Once-in-a-generation chance for resilient, inclusive waterfront. – Conservation Law – By Deanna Moran – Director of Environmental Planning, Conservation Law Foundation “Op-ed: The next mayor of Boston will have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to put forward a vision for the Downtown waterfront that is resilient and inclusive of all residents, and thatContinue reading “Once-in-a-generation chance for resilient, inclusive waterfront. – Conservation Law”

Have Mayor Wu Stand Firm Against the Downtown Waterfront MHP

Nov. 5, 2021 – Have Mayor Wu Stand Firm Against the Downtown Waterfront MHP – By Save Boston’s Waterfront  “This week’s historic victory elected a mayor for the City of Boston that prioritizes an accessible public realm, climate resiliency and inclusivity.  Together, we made sure that all the mayoral candidates knew that revamping the DowntownContinue reading “Have Mayor Wu Stand Firm Against the Downtown Waterfront MHP”

Once-in-a-generation chance for resilient, inclusive waterfront. – Conservation Law

Oct. 29, 2021 – Once-in-a-generation chance for resilient, inclusive waterfront. – Conservation Law – By Deanna Moran – Director of Environmental Planning, Conservation Law Foundation “Op-ed: The next mayor of Boston will have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to put forward a vision for the Downtown waterfront that is resilient and inclusive of all residents, and thatContinue reading “Once-in-a-generation chance for resilient, inclusive waterfront. – Conservation Law”