By - 2/29/12 - 6:44 am

Cambridge Day reports Google's Kendall Square landlord wants to give the search company more room by building atop a parking garage that now features a rooftop garden. Landlord proposed replacing the lost skypark with a new, larger park elsewhere, but Cantabrigians were outraged and the city council put at least a temporary hold on the whole thing.... Read more

By - 2/24/12 - 9:08 am

Cambridge Day provides some sketches of what developers are thinking of for the outside of the old East Cambridge courthouse and jail

By - 2/16/12 - 7:39 pm

Proposed new look for substation. Drawing via BRA.Drawing via BRA. Compare to the present space.

Historic Boston and Roslindale Village Main Street are proposing to turn the long-dormant substation at Washington Street and Cummins Highway into a combination winter farmers' market and event... Read more

By - 2/14/12 - 7:48 am

The Crimson reports on vague promises made by Harvard at a community meeting last night to maybe come up with a new plan for its stalled Allston science center and a grad-student apartment building in Barry's Corner:

"If, in October of this year, you are still not satisfied with what the University is telling you about the Science Complex, I guarantee you the mayor

... Read more
By - 2/13/12 - 1:57 pm

The Globe reports a developer has submitted plans to the BRA to build a 200-unit apartment building - with 150 underground parking spaces - on the Home for Little Wanderers' Jamaica Plain campus.

The Home announced last summer it would sell off the land and wander to Walpole.... Read more

By - 2/8/12 - 6:39 pm

The Bay State Banner reports on the latest plans for the Ferdinand building in Dudley Square, which will feature a brick and glass extension with "DUDLEY" in giant letters on top.

The long shuttered building will become the new home of the Boston School Department on its upper floors, with stores and community space on the first two floor.... Read more

By - 2/2/12 - 7:47 am

Just as neighbors requested; plans show four buildings housing residential units and stores, arranged in four buildings designed to look like "an authentic city block" and called the Ink Block.

By - 1/12/12 - 8:42 am

Cambridge Day reports some developers are actually interested in the decaying Middlesex County courthouse and jail, and that state officials will not require anybody who actually buys the thing to lop off more than half the floors, as demanded by some nearby residents. Whoever buys the structure will have to come up with a plan to remove asbestos; residents worry a developer would come... Read more

By - 1/2/12 - 10:09 am

Pigsty ParkThey could rename it Pigsty Park.

The Globe today reports the state Department of Transportation has some ambitious plans for the land and air around the turnpike/93 interchange in Chinatown, which it hopes will eventually become a new gateway to the city, featuring new development and parks.

Parks, huh?... Read more

By - 12/29/11 - 11:37 am

The Boston Business Journal reports on the end of litigation by residents of one luxury building against a proposed luxury building on the water by North Station.

By - 12/16/11 - 7:27 am

The BRA last night gave final approval to plans for the first of three new developments on the pier, a 383-unit apartment building, the Boston Business Journal reports.

The BRA has more details on the project.

By - 12/5/11 - 4:11 pm

Wicked Local Newton reports Wegman's plans to open a store in the new mall being built on Rte. 9 where Omni Foods used to be.

By - 12/4/11 - 9:54 am

Construction in the Combat Zone

Construction has finally begun on a luxury tower at Washington and LaGrange streets. Once it's completed, how long do you think Centerfolds and the Glass Slipper - the Combat Zone's last two strip clubs - can hold out before their buildings are torn... Read more

By - 11/23/11 - 12:00 am

Liberty Mutual

BostonCityWalk stopped on a walk to snap the new Liberty Mutual headquarters going up on Columbus Avenue.

Copyright BostonCityWalk. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 11/18/11 - 1:22 pm

The Herald reports on last night's BRA meeting on a developer's plan to build a tower with 318 condos and new retail space above the existing Neiman Marcus.

By - 11/16/11 - 12:20 pm

Sunny Washingon: Longtime urban farmer supported proposal.Longtime urban farmer Sonny Washington supported proposal.

The Boston Zoning Commission this morning unanimously approved a zoning change to turn two vacant city-owned lots in Dorchester into urban farms.

The commission approved a BRA "urban agriculture overlay district"... Read more

By - 11/5/11 - 7:56 pm

No, not Occupy Boston or Whose Foods. Bob Feldman belts out a protest against the proposed skyscraper on top of Neiman Marcus at Copley Place. Lyrics.

By - 11/1/11 - 2:34 pm

Subtitles probably NSFW, in addition to, you know, Hitler.

Via Allston Rat City.