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    Stop and Shop Mixed Use | 1690 Revere Beach Parkway | Everett

    The lion’s share of the site is in Everett. Literally the rear slice of the site is in Chelsea.
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    East of Broadway | 15 Broadway | Everett

    I caught these changes a month ago and was wondering how long it would be before they made it onto this thread. But, more surprisingly, I don't understand how/why Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, and other journalists haven't caught this design change. This is the first instance made...
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    The Sofia | 380 2nd Street | Everett

    The following content is for information purposes only, as presented at public meetings. Yesterday evening the Everett ZBA gave final approval to The Sofia (380 2nd Street). Height: 239’ (21 stories) Gross Square Footage: 676k sq. ft. Units: 624 apartments (245 studios, 241 1-beds, and 138...
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    The Problems with Bike Shares

    @DZH22 , here I am opening the thread you created thinking, “Oh, interesting: this should be a constructive conversation about the problems with bike share and ways to solve them.” And, instead, I found a fuss fest. First of all, the two ‘problems’ you listed with bike share aren’t bike share...
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    Parcel 12 | Massachusetts Avenue at Boylston Street | Back Bay

    I was in the neighborhood yesterday… and positively giddy at the transformation this development is having on the neighborhood. Air rights developments like these have a palpable effect on reconnecting communities from the scars of our interstate highway network. I really hope we can figure out...
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    Viola | Mass DOT Parcel 13 | Boylston & Mass Ave | Back Bay

    It was both. From Nov. 2015:
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    Winthrop Center | 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

    Sure, but what a miserable journey from the terminals! The fact that the Strip is that close to the airport and there is not a reasonable transit, walk, or bike accommodation is absurd.
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    Massachusetts Multi-Family Requirements for MBTA communities

    In a market like Westwood where the supply of transit-accessible, new construction, walkable home ownership opportunities is scant--and where single-family listings nearby are comparably priced north of $1M--I actually think that's an attractive price point. Maybe not for you or me, but I'm...
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    Viola | Mass DOT Parcel 13 | Boylston & Mass Ave | Back Bay

    What happened to the Utile design?
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    Domino Sugar Redevelopment | 425 Medford Street | Charlestown Waterfront

    The plan above says there will be shuttle bus service from Sullivan. I would not be surprised if there's water taxi/ferry service included in the scope. A more coordinated plan for ferry transport along the Mystic River is probably merited when you factor in all of the new development happening...
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    409 Huntington Ave | The Fenway

    I like the facadectomy here. I really like the 18% income restricted housing proposed. I love the parking ratio to units (either 1:3 or 1:5 depending on where you read in PNF)! I snagged this photo from the PNF. As a NU alum, the principle thought crossing my mind is how beautiful the day will...
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    Logan Airport Capital Projects

    ^^Is there a landscaping plan for Terminal E? I'm not sure how scrapping the people mover and garage impact short-term landscaping/tree coverage around the terminal, but hopeful there's enough real estate here to get some dense foliage.
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    Logan Airport Capital Projects

    I'm not sure what the agenda is of the producer of that video, but I think his thesis--"the US needs to privatize airports"--is a flawed one. While many airports in the US, to his point, have gone into debt and/or struggle to make ends meet, that's not the case for all of them. Pandemic...
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    Allston-Brighton Infill and Small Developments

    The Empire State Building was constructed about as quickly... is it so unreasonable to expect the same of multi-family housing generation in the 21st century?