November 2021

The Conservation Law Foundation

#PeoplesHarbor Know your rights. Pledge to Protect Boston Harbor and the Public Waterfront. The Conservation Law Foundation Pledge to Protect Boston Harbor to help maintain public access and promote climate resiliency for the People’s Harbor. The People’s Harbor belongs to all of us, not just to the wealthy. I pledge to support everyone’s right to access Boston’s …

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Courageous Sailing — Pier 4 Rendering by TROIKA

COURAGEOUS SAILING 14,000 sq.ft Unbuilt Charlestown, MA Working with the nonprofit community sailing organization, Courageous Sailing, Studio TROIKA embarked on a large scale architectural and planning effort to revitalize Charlestown’s Pier 4. The project will create a new flagship building for Courageous Sailing that includes boat building and maintenance, boat rental facilities (reception, training, changing, …

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Head of Harbor Library

Inform and shape the climate resilience response of Boston Harbor. Overdevelopment is forever encroaching in spite of climate change. Boston’s response to climate change is unfolding on the harborfront. Status quo? Historic Preservation, Socio-ecological Priorities and Public Access to the Harbor continue to be threatened by unethical privatization. Without Public Private Projects (PPP) oversight and …

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HIGH FIVE PIER 5!   

The Boston Redevelopment Authority, supports a public Pier 5 park and withdraws privatized development Request for Proposals.  The Pier 5 Association (P5A) is pleased the authority is highly supportive of public open space and ensuring access to Boston harbor in historic Charlestown Navy Yard.  The authority “enthusiastically supports increased open space and/or park creation at Pier …

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Pier 5 Request for Proposals | Boston Planning & Development Agency

In accordance with the Charlestown Navy Yard Master Plan, the BPDA released an Request for Proposals (RFP) in September 2020 for the ground lease and redevelopment of Pier 5 in the Charlestown Navy Yard. We received three proposals that we are currently evaluating. Update: The comment period closed on April 5, 2021. The BPDA is …

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Boston Redevelopment Authority Survey for PLAN: Charlestown Process

BPDA Seeks Online Input for PLAN: Charlestown Process by Patriot-Bridge Staff • November 17, 2021 • 0 Comments By Adam Swift The PLAN: Charlestown process is continuing with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) asking neighborhood residents to take part in a survey to provide feedback on a draft vision statement, goals, and principles for the process. PLAN: …

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What Don’t You Understand BRA?

To the Editor: A letter to the editor in a recent Vineyard Gazette newspaper, caught my attention and seemed to resonate with me as we are facing monumental development proposals in our one square mile of 20,000 people. The writer stated, “It’s time to allow open meetings on huge controversial plans, wearing a mask of …

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