The Presentation was an Embarrassment for the BRA/BPDA

Nov. 17, 2021 – BPDA Presentation to the CNC: Less Than Half the Story In reference to the BPDA presentation to the Charlestown Neighborhood Council on November 4.  See the link to the two published letters below “The presentation was an embarrassment for the BPDA and a frustrating disappointment for Charlestown. Residents should know thatContinue reading “The Presentation was an Embarrassment for the BRA/BPDA”

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”

Engineering, design and regulations compliance concerns:

Re: Stop all RFP pending Comprehensive Cost/Benefit Studies of Pier 5 Restoration VS Demolition and other Site Conditions Dear Director Brian Golden and BPDA Co-Ordinator McDaniels, This BPDA RFP for CNY Pier 5 has not been comprehensively and responsibly thought out prior to issuing the “AS IS” offering —which is excerpted here: “The Property is intendedContinue reading “Engineering, design and regulations compliance concerns:”

What Would You Like to Have on Pier 5

Welcoming Open Parks? NYC, decided that open parks and activities for the public are more important than buildings blocking the community views and experience Special Vista Attractions? Get even a higher view to the horizon, learn about the harbor and the history, without blocking the view for thousands… An Interesting Garden? With beach-like areas, placesContinue reading “What Would You Like to Have on Pier 5”

BPDA Says Little Mystic Site Cannot Be Used for Housing, Recreation; Residents Have Mixed Feelings

BPDA Says Little Mystic Site Cannot Be Used for Housing, Recreation; Residents Have Mixed Feelings by Lauren Bennett • March 29, 2019 • 0 Comments The BPDA held a public meeting on March 21 to inform the public about the uses of the Little Mystic site that is owned by the BPDA and currently leased to MassPort, and toContinue reading “BPDA Says Little Mystic Site Cannot Be Used for Housing, Recreation; Residents Have Mixed Feelings”

Say Bye-Bye to Pier 5: BPDA says it Cannot be Saved, Could Fall in Soon

Say Bye-Bye to Pier 5: BPDA says it Cannot be Saved, Could Fall in Soon by Seth Daniel • November 17, 2018 • 0 Comments Any hopes of importing a South Boston ‘Lawn On D’ style park on Pier 5 in the Navy Yard have been dashed this week after Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) officials told neighborsContinue reading “Say Bye-Bye to Pier 5: BPDA says it Cannot be Saved, Could Fall in Soon”