Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The Boston Redevelopment Authority announced the approval on Twitter Tuesday night.
The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved the $200 million Ink Block proposal, clearing the way for the massive redevelopment of the former Boston Herald site. The plan, presented to the authority by National Development, calls for 471 housing units at 300 Harrison Ave.. The mixed-use plan also calls for a grocery store, retail space and restaurants on the 6.22-acre lot. Speculation has been rampant during the planning process. According to the Boston Globe, Wegman’s supermarket head Danny Wegman told the Boston Chamber of Commerce he wanted to open locations within the city. That lead to talk of a Wegman’s at the Ink Block. Wegmans Grocery Store Might Come To Ink Block Harrison-Albany Corridor Entering New Era Landmark Commission …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Hub entrepreneur Norman Priebatsch, the father of Scvngr CEO Seth Priebatsch, is presumed deceased after falling into a crevasse at New Hampshire's Tuckerman Ravine.
Friday, March 9, 2012
The commission is waiting to act on the construction of the proposed "Ink Block" project at the site until the project clears the Zoning Board of Appeals.
Agreeing that the building lacked historical significance, the South End Landmark District Commission unanimously approved the demolition of the former Boston Herald building, at 300 Harrison Ave., Tuesday. However, at the meeting, the commission did not go as far as to approve the construction of the proposed “Ink Block” project, which would go in at the site, as members said that, as is customary, the proposal must first pass through the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals. “We can’t really vote on it tonight,” Christie Gamp, a commission member, told representatives from National Development, the project's developer. [For details on the multi-building proposal, which includes 471 residential units, a grocery store and room for retail or …
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Public comments on the project to the Boston Redevelopment Authority are now due Friday, March 30.
The South End Landmark District Commission will review National Development’s “Ink Block” proposal for the former Boston Herald site at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in Boston City Hall, room 801. The commission is expected to hear from representatives from the developers and discuss the multi-building proposal, which includes 471 residential units, a grocery store and retail or restaurants, from 5:45 p.m. to 6:20 p.m., according to the agenda (see attached). For more on the “Ink Block” proposal, see our complete guide to the project. The proposal for 300 Harrison Ave. falls out of the commission’s “district” but within its “protection area,” which has a different set of guidelines. To see what other projects the commission will address …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Residents voiced strong support for the project at a Thursday meeting. If you missed the presentation, here's everything you need to know.
South End residents appear to be overwhelmingly in favor of National Development’s “Ink Block” proposal for the former Boston Herald site, if Thursday’s first public meeting on the project is any indication. About 50 people turned out for the project’s first look and a public discussion, which was held by the Boston Redevelopment Authority at Project Place on Washington Street. Below is a quick-hit list of everything that was covered. All quotes below came from Thursday’s meeting. The Boston Redevelopment Authority is accepting public comments on the proposal until Friday, March 9 (scroll down to the bottom for more information). After that, National Development will bring the proposal before the authority’s board for approval. ● The …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The project, slated for the Boston Herald site, will be discussed from 6 to 8 p.m. at 1145 Washington St.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
The newspaper's South End headquarters is slated for redevelopment.