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Six-Story, 45-Unit Building Divides Residents, Neighborhood Board

Rendering of 3353 Washington St.


[Editor’s note: Since the original posting, we’ve added context around a quote from the chairman of the JPNC Zoning Committee.]

A plan by the neighborhood’s best-known landlord for a six-story development at Washington and Green failed to win approval — or suffer disapproval – from a narrowly divided neighborhood advisory group. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Group Suing City for Approving 50+ Variances for Condos at Allandale Woods

The following was provided by Tony LaCasse of the Friends of Allandale Woods. A broad coalition of neighborhood residents and groups are suing the city of Boston to enforce its own zoning laws, in order to protect one of its most pristine parks. A group of abutters supported by the Friends of Allandale Woods Coalition has filed suit in Suffolk Superior Court to stop the building of 18 — million-dollar plus condominiums on a two-acre lot, which is zoned for single-family residences. (more…) Continue Reading →

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BPDA Board Expected to Approve PLAN: JP/ROX Thursday

The Boston Planning & Redevelopment Agency (BPDA) is expected to adopt a plan on Thursday that will guide future development and improvements to the corridor that connects Jamaica Plain and Roxbury. But PLAN: JP/ROX has drawn the ire of some residents who say it doesn’t fairly address issues of displacement and affordability in the neighborhood, with some objectors camping out in Mayor Martin Walsh’s office since Tuesday to express their displeasure with the plan. (more…) Continue Reading →

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