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BRA Meeting: Charlesview Redevelopment (Harvard Allston)
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03-10-2008 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Event: Public Meeting
Location: New Balance Headquarters, Brighton

The Boston Redevelopment Authority
will hold a public meeting regarding
The Charlesview
March 10
Brighton Landing East
New Balance Headquarters
20 Guest St, 2nd Floor Cafeteria, Brighton
Project Proponent: The Community Builders, Inc.
Project Description: The proposal calls for the redevelopment
of the properties located at 355 and 400 Western Avenue and 1256
and 1266 Soldiers Field Road in Brighton (the ?Site?). The Site is
comprised of two locations; the Brighton Mills Site, an approximately
6.2 acre parcel which is currently the site of a parking lot associated
with the K-Mart building; and the Telford Street site, an approximately
0.7 acre parcel located across Western Avenue which currently houses
three (3) small structures. The Proposed Project will entail the
relocation and reconstruction of the 213-unit Charlesview Apartment
Complex (?Charlesview?) from its current location near the corner
of Western Avenue and North Harvard Street to the Site which lies
approximately one half mile to the west. In addition to replacing
all 213 low-income units from the current Charlesview, the project
proposes to create 187 new affordable and market rate units for
a total of 400 units of mixed income housing with supporting retail
and community space. Parking for both sites is contemplated to consist
of sufficient underground parking structures with attendant service
parking and currently provides over 450 spaces in the aggregate.
Close of Comment Period: Monday, March 31, 2008
Jay Rourke, Boston Redevelopment Authority
One City Hall Square, 9th Fl, Boston, MA 02201
Harry Collings
Executive Director/Secretary
City Hall 9th Floor
1 City Hall Square
Boston, MA 02201
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Old 03-10-2008, 08:48 AM   #2
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Re: BRA Meeting: Charlesview Redevelopment (Harvard Allston)

i bet this meeting will see the rage that is the NIMBY unleashed.
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