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?”

The Legacy of Our Waterfront

Christopher Nicodemus, Charlestown, MA What began as a group of concerned citizens concerned about the public process address the fate of pier 5 has turned into the establishment of a new organization focused on neglected pieces of the Boston waterfront, especially here in Charlestown. The P5A is now a 501C3 organization focused on bringing togetherContinue reading “The Legacy of Our Waterfront”

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”

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”