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Thursday, August 15, 2013
Shawmut/E Berkeley Construction Meeting
The BRA has announced a public meeting for the proposed construction at Washington/E Berkeley/Shawmut. This parcel is the parking lot at Shawmut/E Berkeley and the adjoining auto shop lot at E Berkeley/Washington. As part of the of the BRA re-zoning of the Harrison/Albany area, this area is zoned to be a maximum height of 150 feet.
This is a bit project that will have a huge impact on our neighborhood. The official notice is below. Once designs and a comment address are available, I'll post them in another blog entry.
I hope everyone can attend!!!
Please be advised that an Expanded Project Notification Form regarding 80 East Berkeley Street in the South End was received by the BRA on August 8, 2013. The Druker Company, Ltd. (the “Proponent”) proposes an eleven-story building with approximately 290,000 square feet of office space on ten floors and approximately 18,000 square feet of ground-floor retail and/or restaurant space, as well as an underground parking garage containing a total of approximately 200 public and accessory parking spaces. The Proposed Project also includes an accessway connecting Washington Street and Shawmut Avenue.
A public meeting will be held on this proposal. Details below:
Meeting date/time:Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 6:00PM
Meeting location: The Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street