🔹 What's Happening With Project X?

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From the Edge Study. - Maintain the small historic scale of this particular block.
2. BROAD STREET / INDIA WHARF
a. The conjunctions of smaller scale buildings clustered around the Broad Street and Franklin Street crossroads are firstly, a reminder of the fine street scale of eighteenth and nineteenth century Boston and secondly, an opportunity to encourage a pattern of small and medium scale mixed use within an otherwise high rise neighborhood.
b. While the natural ‘gateway’ between the city and the Greenway is at the crossroads of Broad and Franklin, the ‘signature place’ is the narrow and serpentine Wendell Street, presently a back alley but potentially a pedestrian place of outstanding charm.
c. While the charm of the small scale brick buildings and the grace of the aptly named Broad Street present opportunities for residential and smallscale retail and commercial development, the economic viability of such projections needs to be determined.
 

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b. While the natural ‘gateway’ between the city and the Greenway is at the crossroads of Broad and Franklin, the ‘signature place’ is the narrow and serpentine Wendell Street, presently a back alley but potentially a pedestrian place of outstanding charm.
20 years later, this is what Wendell Street looks like:
86 Wendell St - Google Maps
 

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Having spent an evening walking along the seaport waterfront, has there been any word, official or otherwise, on the Northern Avenue Bridge project? As far as I can tell the latest action was submissions to USACE for permits in both June/July 2020 and 2021, with no movement since then - The official project website still lists Mayor Walsh, and he hasn't been mayor for well over a year.

Obviously, this was formally launched in the early height of the pandemic, but it seems to have utterly vanished from the FY23+ Boston capital budget. And while I would like to see the design reconsidered, I would like the connection to exist more.
 
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Anyone know anything about the flower exchange project? Did that axed? They demolished the building, put a sampler up on site but haven't seen anything since.
 

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