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.
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.
St. Francis House and the Archdiocese of Boston are seeking BRA permission to convert the old Young Men's Christian Union building at 48 Boylston St. into 46 apartments for residents making no more than 60% of the area's median income. Read more.
UPDATE: BRA agrees they sucked but says they've learned and don't suck anymore.
The state Inspector General's office says the BRA rushed through a deal to give the Red Sox control of Yawkey Way that included "illogical and questionable" methods of figuring out the street's value - based on the somewhat ludicrous premise that Yawkey Way was "blighted."
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.
Developer Babak Veyssi is seeking BRA approval to put 32 condos and retail space on what is now a vacant lot at 392 Cambridge St.
Veyssi's $7-million proposal also includes a 41-space garage for residents and a 17-space lot for the stores. Read more.
The BRA board yesterday approved a 48-unit apartment building to replace the burned out old asthma-inhaler plant on Lagrange Street at Centre Street. Read more.
At-large city councilor Steve Murphy called for restrictions on development in Boston at a candidate forum in Roslindale tonight. Fellow at-large councilor Ayanna Pressley, meanwhile, wants to look at restricting the numbers of certain types of franchise operations in particular neighborhoods. Read more.
The Holiday Inn Express off the Southeast Expressway in Dorchester is seeking BRA permission to add 60 rooms for budget-conscious visitors to Boston. Read more.
A South Boston developer is proposing to tear down two two-family houses behind the Roslindale Square municipal parking lot and replace them with a single 19-unit condo building and a parking lot. Read more.
Developers who want to replace a garage at the If You Lived Here complex with a new residential tower have submitted new plans to the BRA that lops two floors of the structure. Read more.
Harvard is seeking BRA approval to tear down what it considers an inadequate auditorium on the Business School campus in Allston and replace it with a more elegant and larger structure able to "host global events and create a first-class learning environment." Read more.