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What's Happening 10/7-10/10

Oct 04, 2013

Have a say in your community, attend a public meeting!


Government Center Garage Redevelopment Community Meeting

Monday, October 07, 2013, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Piemonte Room, 5th Floor City Hall 

The 2.4 million SF development calls for 771 residential units, 204 new hotel rooms, 1.3 million SF of office, 82,500 SF of retail and 1,159 parking spaces.


Quincy Street Public Realm Improvement Project Community Meeting

Monday, October 07, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Haynes Early Education Center263 Blue Hill Avenue, Roxbury


The City of Boston invites you to attend the second community meeting regarding improving Quincy Street between Blue Hill Avenue and Columbia Road. The purpose of this meeting is present preliminary designs based on feedback from the first community meeting in March 2013.The City of Boston is seeking to enhance the quality of life along Quincy Street by improving roadways, signals, sidewalks, trees, and lighting. If you would like to participate in this discussion, please join us on:


BRA/EDIC Board Meeting

Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
City Hall, 9th floor, room 900


Meeting of the BRA Board.


Boston Children's Hospital Task Force Meeting 

Wednesday, October 09, 20136:00 pm - 7:00 pm
55 Shattuck Street, LMA


Boston Children's Hospital Task Force meeting.


Sullivan Square Disposition Study Community Meeting 

Thursday, October 10, 20136:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Schrafft's Center Cafeteria, 529 Main Street, Charlestown


The purpose of the Sullivan Square Disposition Study is to build upon the Boston Transportation Department's roadway plan for Sullivan Square. As part of the study, there will be a community-based visioning exercise to determine appropriate uses, and the character of new development and open space in Sullivan Square. The ultimate goal of the Sullivan Square Disposition Study is to enhance the area through the creation of a disposition plan for publicly-owned development parcels that will be created by the new roadway alignment in Sullivan Square. The study will focus on parcel level planning, design guidelines, and a market analysis to achieve a success disposition of the new parcels, that is consistent with community goals and vision for the future of Sullivan Square. All interested parties are invited to attend this public meeting.

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