Archive | April 2015

Boston Shines – April 25

Longfellow Area residents and friends are invited to join the LANA board this Saturday April 25 at 9:00 a.m. for the annual Boston Shines cleanup.  We will be cleaning up the pocket park and garden at the corner of Walter and South Street.  The City of Boston is providing tools and t-shirts but residents are encouraged to bring their own work gloves and tools as well.  Hope to see you there!

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2nd Community Meeting re: 1400 Centre Street on 04/22

A second community meeting will be held on the 1400 Centre Street proposed condo units (old Weld America station at corner of Weld & Centre Streets).

When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Time: 6:15 pm

Where: Boston Police District E-5 Community Room, 1705 Centre St, West Roxbury

Two proposals were presented last night: one for 18 units and one for 22 units.  Both will have one commercial unit at ground level according to those plans.  The commercial unit is intended for some type of office use and not restaurant or retail, according to the developers.

Universal Hub did a detailed report on last night’s meeting here: http://www.universalhub.com/2015/residents-love-idea-replacing-eyesore-old-gas

The presentation handed out by the project developers last night is available here: 1400 Centre Street 04/08 Handout

For more information and to receive future emails from the mayor’s office on this, please contact Christine Galatis, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services, at Christine.Galatis@boston.gov

Reminder: Community Meeting 04/08 re: 1400 Centre St

The Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services invites neighborhood residents to a community meeting to discuss a proposal to construct a mixed-use, four-story, market-rate residential condominium building comprised of 22 units at 1400 Centre Street, Roslindale, MA 02131 (the old Weld American parcel at the corner of Centre and Weld Streets).

The proposal will be subject to Small Project Review by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA). No plans have been officially filed at this time.

Where: Boston Police District E-5 Community Room, 1705 Centre St, West Roxbury

When: Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Time: 6:15 PM

For more information please contact Christine Galatis, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services, at Christine.Galatis@boston.gov or 617-635-3307.

Please note:  a previous listing stated the proposal was for 19 units total. The developer has amended the proposal to 22 units total.