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”

How about Patriots Point to celebrate the Legacy?

Christopher Nicodemus Charlestown, MA (excerpts from December blog post at www.pier5.org) The Pier 5 Association is celebrating the decision by BPDA to reject the three development proposals advanced for privatization of pier 5. The BPDA has expressed willingness to allow the community to actively find preferred solutions for this critical location at the head of BostonContinue reading “How about Patriots Point to celebrate the Legacy?”

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”

Coastal Solutions for East Boston and Charlestown

Coastal Resilience Solutions for East Boston and Charlestown ¿Quieres ver esta encuesta en español? Clic aquí. What is this survey for? This survey walks through the same feedback questions presented in the first Open House (April 29, 2021) for the project Coastal Resilience Solutions for East Boston and Charlestown. The Coastal Resilience Solutions project will identify neighborhood solutionsContinue reading “Coastal Solutions for East Boston and Charlestown”