Thursday, March 21, 2013
The development at 275 Albany Street was officially approved late last week as a dual-apartment complex project instead of a hotel and apartment complex.
It's official: The developer of the 275 Albany Street project will move ahead with its project as a dual apartment complex instead of a hotel and apartment complex, the Boston Redevelopment Authority decided last week. The dual-hotel project by Normandy Real Estate Partners was originally approved in 2010, and was changed the first time in the summer of 2012 to become half hotel, half residential, before this latest change to a full residential development. The $145 million project is comprised of two buildings, a 19-story apartment complex facing Traveler Street and an L-shaped building on East Berkeley Street that will rise 11 stories. Thee Traveler St. structure will be used for residential use with up to 220 units, and the East …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The project's architects presented plans for the modified development at the Old Dover Neighborhood Association meeting on Tuesday night.
Despite multiple setbacks on the Albany Street development, the project is moving forward as a dual-residential apartment complex, according to architects who presented the project's latest plans at the Old Dover Neighborhood Association meeting Tuesday night. The developer of the Albany Street site was first approved in 2010 to build two hotels and a parking lot at 275 Albany Street. That plan changed the first time in the summer of 2012 to become half hotel, half residential, and the developer is now seeking to change the project to two new residential buildings. The new proposal includes up to 220 residential units in the building on the north end of the site at 275 Albany St., identified as the “Traveler Structure.” The second …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Boston Redevelopment Authority will hold a community meeting on the changes to the Albany Street project before it goes before a public hearing in March.
Due to the large change in scope in Normandy Real Estate Partner's Albany Street project, the Boston Redevelopment Authority will hold a community meeting on Tuesday for South End residents. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Project Place (1145 Washington St - Suite 2) on Feb. 26th. The developer of the Albany Street site was first approved in 2010 to build two hotels and a parking lot at 275 Albany Street. That plan changed the first time in the summer of 2012 to become half hotel, half residential, and the developer is now seeking to change the project to two new residential buildings. The applicant, BH Normandy 275 Albany Street LLC, is scheduled to appear before the full BRA on the project changes on Thursday, March 14 at 5:45 p…
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Normandy Real Estate Partners, which had planned to build two hotels on Albany Street, has modified its plan to instead include a 220-unit apartment complex and a 325-room hotel.
The development firm that had planned to build a $125 million double hotel and parking garage complex on Albany Street has announced it will instead build a $150 million hotel and apartment complex. The new apartment building will feature 220 apartment units and a 325-room hotel that will rise as high as 19 stories on the 1.3 acre lot at 275 Albany Street, according to an article in the Boston Herald. Normandy Real Estate Partners, the firm responsible for the new development, had been approved in 2010 by the Boston Redevelopment Authority for a complex with two hotels and a parking garage between them for a total of 408 rooms. This Albany Street development would share the street with the $200 million Ink Block development, which would …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
A cab flipped in the accident, trapping the occupants inside.
Boston police and fire responded to a rollover at Albany and Traveler streets Thursday afternoon. A cab rolled over in the accident, briefly trapping people inside, according to public safety radio transmissions. The Boston Fire Department posted a couple of pictures of the accident on its Twitter account. Police are investigating the cause of the accident.