BHCC Parking Lots Visioning Workshop

October 27, 2022. 6-7:30PM. Virtual Meeting A note from 02129 Neighbor Alliance: The City has undertaken a land audit of underutilized city-owned parcels of land. The six-acre Community College Parking Lots were identified for redevelopment in order to "advance the use of public land for public good." A digital map of these parcels is available … Continue reading BHCC Parking Lots Visioning Workshop

Zoning in Charlestown

Zoning is a regulatory tool that most cities use to govern “uses” of buildings (e.g., residential, commercial, or industrial), the size of buildings, and how buildings relate to their surroundings, including other buildings, open spaces, and the street. Zoning was established in the early 20th century, it began as a method for maintaining the character … Continue reading Zoning in Charlestown

Planning and Development Project Status September, 2020

PLAN: Charlestown, On hold for COVID-19 precautions. In late September or early October, the canceled March Charlestown community event will be rescheduled. Based on what participants were saying at the January meeting, the topic will be about the history of Charlestown, and advancing the conversation about which parts of the neighborhood stakeholders think are most … Continue reading Planning and Development Project Status September, 2020

PLAN Charlestown on Hold, Online Resources Will Continue

by Patriot-Bridge Staff • March 19, 2020 • 0 Comments https://charlestownbridge.com/2020/03/19/plan-charlestown-on-hold-online-resources-will-continue/ While public meetings for the Boston Planning and Development Agency’s (BPDA) planning initiatives, including PLAN: Charlestown, are currently on hold per guidance issued by Mayor Martin Walsh, planning staff are continuing to prepare and review planning materials, the BPDA said this week. During this time, the BPDA said it … Continue reading PLAN Charlestown on Hold, Online Resources Will Continue

PLAN Charlestown to Continue with Historical Perspective this Month

by Seth Daniel • March 13, 2020 • 0 Comments https://charlestownbridge.com/2020/03/13/plan-charlestown-to-continue-with-historical-perspective-this-month/ The PLAN Charlestown initiative will continue with its second meeting on March 24 in the Charlestown High School Cafeteria. The effort kicked off on Jan. 30 with a jam-packed house at the Warren Prescott School, an open house format that set the tone for coming together and planning for … Continue reading PLAN Charlestown to Continue with Historical Perspective this Month

PLAN Charlestown Kicks off With Huge Crowd at Open House

by Seth Daniel • February 6, 2020 • 0 Comments https://charlestownbridge.com/2020/02/06/plan-charlestown-kicks-off-with-huge-crowd-at-open-house/ Pulling out a Bunker Hill flag and holding it high for the massive crowd in the Warren Prescott gym to see, BPDA Planner Ted Schwartzberg delivered the opening salvo in the battle of PLAN Charlestown – telling the audience the City is ready to work with them for the … Continue reading PLAN Charlestown Kicks off With Huge Crowd at Open House

Long-Awaited Plan Charlestown to Begin with Open House Jan. 30

by Seth Daniel • January 17, 2020 • 0 Comments https://charlestownbridge.com/2020/01/17/long-awaited-plan-charlestown-to-begin-with-open-house-jan-30/ As planning processes go, few have been more anticipated than the Charlestown effort that will begin this month, as the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) announced it would hold the first PLAN Charlestown meeting in an open house format on Jan. 30. The community has been rallying for … Continue reading Long-Awaited Plan Charlestown to Begin with Open House Jan. 30

Organizers Looking for More Survey Responses in Plan Charlestown

by Seth Daniel • November 8, 2019 https://charlestownbridge.com/2019/11/08/organizers-looking-for-more-survey-responses-in-plan-charlestown/ A survey from the 02129 Neighbor Alliance is available now and organizers of the effort said they are really pushing to get the maximum number of responses before the City’s planning process starts in January. The survey is part of the organization’s effort to hold the Boston Planning and Development … Continue reading Organizers Looking for More Survey Responses in Plan Charlestown

02129 Alliance Calls for Neighbors to Let BPDA Know Preferences

by Seth Daniel • September 13, 2019 • 0 Comments https://charlestownbridge.com/2019/09/13/02129-alliance-calls-for-neighbors-to-let-bpda-know-preferences/ Leaders of the alliance of neighbors and community groups calling for a planning process said this week that it is up to the neighborhood to define the process it wants – also dropping the Master Plan moniker and calling it simply, PLAN. Amanda Zettel, of the Charlestown Preservation Society, … Continue reading 02129 Alliance Calls for Neighbors to Let BPDA Know Preferences