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By adamg - 10/4/19 - 1:45 pm
Proposed Fairmount Avenue building

A Hyde Park home builder is looking to replace four two-family homes it put up in 2004 and rented out on Fairmount Avenue with a four-story, 47-unit apartment building. Read more.

By adamg - 10/2/19 - 2:53 pm

Developer Charles Batchelder of Waltham wants to replace an old industrial building on Boston Street and a garage on Enterprise St. with a five-story residential building with commercial space on the ground floor - and to extend a road that now runs through the new South Bay mall to Boston Street. Read more.

By adamg - 10/1/19 - 11:43 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 249 Corey Rd. building

Architect's rendering.

A Brookline developer is proposing to raze the old Corey Hill Nursing Home at 249 Corey Rd. and put up a 35-unit residential building on the Brighton side of the property and two single-family homes on the Brookline side. Read more.

By adamg - 9/30/19 - 10:44 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 135 Dudley St. buildings

Architect's rendering of proposed 135 Dudley Street buildings.

Developers last week filed plans for three mixed-use buildings on Dudley Square land awarded them earlier this year by the city as part of a program to turn city-owned parking and vacant lots into affordable housing, stores and offices. Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/19 - 3:17 pm
Architect's rendering of proposed 75 Dudley St.

Architect's rendering

The Madison Park Development Corp. this week filed plans with the BPDA to use both land it owns and a city-owned vacant lot for a four-story, 20-unit condo building at 75 Dudley St., at Guild Row - next to another condo building it is currently constructing. Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/19 - 10:39 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 218 Old Colony building

Architect's rendering.

A developer is proposing to replace a nondescript one-story commercial building at 218-220 Old Colony Ave., between Dorchester and E streets, with a five-story, 32-unit residential building. Read more.

By adamg - 9/13/19 - 10:56 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today dismissed a lawsuit by a Revere lawyer challenging the way Boston gave the Red Sox permanent access to Jersey Street, saying he was not directly harmed by the sale and so had no "standing" to sue. Read more.

By adamg - 9/6/19 - 12:21 pm
Christopher, Turner and Morancy at May 23, 2017 zoning hearing

James Christopher, developer Steven Turner and attorney George Morancy at H Street zoning hearing on May 23, 2017.

The Globe fills in some more details of the incidents that led federal prosecutors to charge a mid-level BPDA official, John Lynch, with bribery in connection with a small South Boston project that needed new approval from the Zoning Board of Appeal so that its developer could then sell the whole thing at a profit to another developer. Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/19 - 10:44 pm

The Globe has the details on the 2017 vote involving a project on H Street in South Boston that have led to federal bribery charges against a BPDA official. Still a mystery: The zoning-board member John Lynch allegedly talked to in exchange for money.

By adamg - 8/30/19 - 10:22 pm

The US Attorney's office in Boston reports a BPDA official agreed to plead guilty today to charges that he took $50,000 in bribes and payments from a Boston developer in 2017 to convince a member of the Zoning Board of Appeal to vote in favor of a permit extension the developer wanted. Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/19 - 9:28 am
Architect's rendering of 706 Dudley St.

Architect's rendering.

A developer has filed plans with the BPDA for a five-story, 26-unit building on what is now a vacant lot at Dudley and Humphreys streets in Uphams Corner. Read more.

By adamg - 8/1/19 - 9:48 am
Projected growth in Boston population

A report out this week by the BPDA's research division shows Boston's population could reach a number not seen since the 1950s, in large part due to people moving here from overseas - many of them college students. Read more.

By adamg - 7/23/19 - 11:49 pm

The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England, which owns the Tai Tung Village apartment complex on Harrison Avenue, told the BPDA this week it will soon file plans for a six-story, 85-unit apartment building on what is now a parking lot at the complex. Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/19 - 9:59 am

Urban Edge Housing Corp. is getting ready to file plans to replace two "distressed" commercial buildings on Columbus Avenue with a six-story building in which all 65 apartments would be rented as affordable. Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/19 - 12:32 pm
Proposed building off Baker Street

The owner of a commercial parcel between VFW Parkway, the Needham Line train tracks and Baker Street has asked the BPDA to let him build a 60-unit complex on three acres of the land as apartments rather than the condos the BPDA approved in 2017. Read more.

By adamg - 5/30/19 - 9:27 am
9 Leyland St. proposal

Architect's rendering.

The Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corp. has filed plans for a 43-unit, $20-million apartment building at 9 Leyland St. in Dorchester, with all the units to be rented to senior citizens making no more than 60% of the area median income. Read more.

By adamg - 5/28/19 - 10:37 pm
Proposed Northeastern University building

Architect's rendering.

Northeastern University has filed plans with the BPDA for a new eight-story science building next to the new science building it opened on Columbus Avenue in 2017. Read more.

By adamg - 5/15/19 - 9:26 am

The BPDA is out with its 2019 affordable-housing numbers, which the city uses to determine the most a family can make to apply for one of the "affordable" apartments or condos developers are required to build or pay for in exchange for approval of their projects. Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/19 - 10:24 am
Rendering of proposed Simmons tower

Rendering of proposed Simmons tower, next to Boston Latin School.

Simmons University has filed plans with the BPDA to shut down its current six-acre residential campus in the Longwood Medical Area and tear down its science building and to replace both with a single, 21-story "Living and Learning Center" that would house 1,100 dorm rooms, classroom and office space and athletic facilities. Read more.

By adamg - 5/9/19 - 8:02 am

The Huntington News reports Northeastern University will soon file plans with the BPDA to build a 350,000-square-foot Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex on Columbus Avenue.

The building, the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex II, will be just up the street from the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex the university just recently finished building.

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