Jamaica Plain News reports on the proposal for Stonley Road, a small road behind the Arborway bus yard.
Leggatt McCall is proposing a two-building complex on land it bought last year from Boston Medical Center between Harrison Avenue and Albany Street and E. Dedham and E. Canton streets. Read more.
The owners of the hulking Government Center Garage today submitted detailed design plans for residential and office towers they say will help lift Boston out of the design doldrums with assertive architecture they say will help put an end to our history of staid buildings. Read more.
Harvard this week submitted new plans to the BRA for a science and engineering edifice along Western Avenue it says will become the hub of a new campus aimed at promoting "the translation of research ideas into successful products and services" and a powerful way to attract even more researchers and companies to the area. Read more.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports the Boston Civic Design Commission has approved the $258-million first building in a proposed mixed-use development on what is now a parking lot in front of the Boston Garden's blank front wall.
The first building would include, among other things, a Star Market. Later parts of what would be a $1-billion project will include residential and office towers.
A Cambridge company this week filed formal plans for a 167-unit apartment complex at the old Goddard House at 201 South Huntington Ave.
Eden Properties LLC says it will convert the one-time Home for Aged Women into 110 apartments and add two more modern buildings for 57 more apartments.
The proposal calls for spaces for 170 bicycles but just 83 cars. Read more.
The BRA board of directors meets Tuesday to decide, among other things, whether to allow construction of a 16-unit condo building at what is now the decaying Weld-American gas station at Weld and Centre streets. Read more.
Emmanuel College has filed plans with the BRA for a 19-story, 691-bed dorm on its Longwood Medical Area campus.
The proposal replaces earlier plans, approved by the BRA in 2012, for a shorter dorm with more beds. Read more.
The Cambridge developer that wants to tear down the gas station and offices on the town line on Washington Street has submitted revised plans to the BRA that shrink the building from six to four floors - by reducing the number of units from 145 to 118 - and now plans to give tenants T passes for three months and a year's ZipCar membership to try to reduce the impact on local roads. Read more.
No, don't worry, it's not Vornado. Banker & Tradesman reports (subscription required) that Midwood Investment and Development, which has been sitting on the Payless building at Bromfield and Washington since at least 2008, will file plans with the BRA for a tower kitty-corner from the Millennium project.
H/t Steve Adams.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports state environmental officials have told the developers who want to put a hotel atop pilings at Lewis Wharf they'll have to develop a detailed report on the proposal's environmental ramifications. And they'll have to show why they couldn't build the hotel on the site's existing parking lot instead of extending out into the harbor on new pilings.
Developer Peter Davos's plans for an 84-unit residential building where the IHOP used to be include something unusual: 21 three-bedroom units.
Davos this week filed formal plans for his proposed replacement for what is now a little used parking lot at 1235 VFW Parkway with the BRA. Read more.
A wide-awake citizen files a complaint at 3:48 a.m. about construction at Beverly and Lovejoy:
Construction all night causing a ton of noise. Still going on at 3:45am from last night. Sawing of pavement, dragging metal plates and jersey barriers around, smashing dirt, and a nonstop "beep" from the excavator. Please advise why this is happening. This is work for a building under construction so clearly not any sort of emergency work.
Developer Greg Alexandris has filed plans with the BRA to replace the former West Roxbury Motors at Centre and Willow streets with 16 residential condos and a retail unit.
His proposal calls for 29 parking spaces - 15 of them in a garage in the building. Read more.
The Globe reports on sale of "the last big chunk of open land" - some ten blocks worth - to a Chestnut Hill developer best known for its malls.
Immediate neighbors of a 19-unit, two-building condo proposal for land behind the Roslindale Square municipal parking lot raised issues of setback, privacy and loss of sun at a BRA meeting at the Roslindale Community Center tonight. Once the developer and his architect agreed to work on those, the talk turned, as it usually does, to parking - and the issue of increasing the housing stock in a neighborhood that has been largely been unaffected by the building boom hitting other parts of the city. Read more.
A developer today filed its plans to turn a 4.9-acre collection of small industrial buildings into a new neighborhood with 656 residential units in eight buildings, 96,000 square feet of retail space - including a grocery store and a pharmacy - and 2.4 acres of "public realm" space.
In a filing with the BRA, Core Investments says its Washington Village - at Old Colony Avenue and Dorchester and Damrell streets - will include both apartments and condos at affordable, "mid-market" and market-rate prices. Read more.