ZBA

By - 12/3/18 - 1:37 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeals last week approved plans by Wallpaper City on Poplar Street to add two floors with a total of eight apartments. Read more.

By - 12/3/18 - 12:59 pm

Sade - Smooth Operator (Official Video)

The Zoning Board of Appeals last week approved a smoothie shop proposed for Commonwealth Avenue, across the main entrance to the Boston College campus. Read more.

By - 12/3/18 - 12:50 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeals last week approved a proposal by City Realty to replace the unoccupied house at 9 Mansfield St. in Allston with a five-unit apartment building with six parking spaces in the rear. Read more.

By - 11/14/18 - 11:45 am

The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved plans for two condo buildings for artists on what are now city-owned vacant lots on Terrace Street. Read more.

By - 11/14/18 - 10:20 am
Architect's rendering of 277 Border St. in East Boston

Architect's rendering

The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved a developer's plan to build a five-story, 18-unit residential building on what is now a salvage yard at 277 Border St., near Central Square. Read more.

By - 11/1/18 - 11:37 am

The owner of a nine-unit apartment building on Charles Street won city approval this week to convert it into a hotel - like it was before he bought it several years ago. Read more.

By - 9/26/18 - 11:22 am
Architect's rendering of 30 Penniman Rd.

The Board of Appeals yesterday approved a developer's plans to replace a condemned office building on Penniman Road with a seven-story, 44-unit condo building - next to a 36-unit building and surrounded by low-lying industrial buildings slated for demolition to make way for a three-building complex with more than 260 units. Read more.

By - 9/26/18 - 9:26 am

The Board of Appeals yesterday approved Patrick O'Sullivan's plans to replace a single-family home at 9 Glencoe St., off North Beacon Street and near Market Street, with a building with seven three-bedroom units and two two-bedroom units. Read more.

By - 9/12/18 - 9:35 am

The Board of Appeals yesterday rejected a request from the owner of a Milton Avenue to legalize the way a previous owner enclosed its porches without a permit some 20 years ago, after neighbors objected to the way he was trying to sell the property to a non-profit group that helps house homeless families. Read more.

By - 9/11/18 - 12:24 pm
Where triple deckers would go in Roslindale

Proposed lot, across from Burger King, CVS, liquor store and sub shop.

The Board of Appeals today approved a Dorchester developer's plans for three triple deckers on a ledgy outcropping across from the Burger King in Washington - provided he can work out a driveway issue with a neighbor for the 28-space parking lot he wants to build. Read more.

By - 8/30/18 - 2:13 pm

Ed. note: Address corrected.

The Board of Appeals this week approved a proposed Newbury Street sandwich shop in which customers grab a bag, write their sandwich options and their name on it, then hand that off to a counter person for sandwich assembly. Read more.

By - 8/29/18 - 2:11 pm
Tattoo parlor to be in Roslindale Square

Building where the tattoo parlor will go.

The Board of Appeals yesterday inked its approval of a Malden man's proposal for a tattoo parlor at the corner of Washington and Corinth streets in Roslindale Square. Read more.

By - 8/29/18 - 11:04 am
Architect's rendering

Architect's rendering of part of the new 125 Amory development

The Board of Appeals yesterday approved two projects that will increase the number of affordable housing units along the Southwest Corridor: Two six-story apartment buildings at 125 Amory Street with twice as many affordable units as required by the city and four two-family houses about a mile to the south that will be aimed entirely at people who could not otherwise afford to live in the increasingly pricey neighborhood. Read more.

By - 8/15/18 - 2:06 pm

The Board of Appeals yesterday approved plans by Dillon's, 955 Boylston St., to host acoustic performers both inside and on a patio outside and to give the maitre d' the ability to spin records when nobody's doing live singing. Read more.

By - 8/15/18 - 1:04 pm
Old Colony proposal, with birds

Architect's rendering, featuring birds.

The Board of Appeals yesterday approved plans by developer Patrick Mahoney for a six-story building at 200 Old Colony Avenue that would include five stories of apartments atop the Notre Dame Education Center, which would move from its existing building on the site into the new building. Read more.

By - 8/3/18 - 2:12 pm

The Board of Appeals this week approved developer Sandy Edgerley's plans to turn the old Algonquin Club at 217 Commonwealth Ave. into a state-of-the-art social club aimed at the sort of well off Millennials who have been finding other ways to occupy their non-work time. Read more.

By - 8/3/18 - 11:43 am
New apartments on Liverpool Street

The Board of Appeals this week approved a developer's plans to replace an auto-body and repair facility with 23 apartments at 152 Liverpool St. near Central Square. Read more.

By - 8/3/18 - 11:23 am
Proposed Soldiers Field Road project

The Board of Appeals this week approved a developer's plans for a 211-unit apartment building on Soldiers Field Road near where Western Avenue and Birmingham Parkway and a separate building with 38 affordable condos. Read more.

By - 8/1/18 - 8:26 pm
Architects rendering of 500 River St.

Architect's rendering

The Board of Appeals yesterday approved a plan by two community developers for a 135-unit, six-story apartment building - and two townhouses - on what is now an MBTA parking lot at the Mattapan Square T station. Read more.

By - 8/1/18 - 1:52 pm

The Board of Appeals ruled yesterday a Fields Corner resident has to get a school bus he's turning into a camper out of his driveway. Read more.