Apply for the Austin Street Parking Lots' Project Review Committee
The BPDA welcomes members of the Charlestown community to submit applications for the Austin Street Parking Lots' Project Review Committee (PRC). Members of the PRC will provide community perspective throughout the Request for Proposal (RFP) Review Process to ultimately provide a recommendation to the BPDA.
To apply, please see the PRC Application, which includes a link to the self nomination form. Applications for the PRC are due on June 30, 2023. If you have any questions, please contact Natalie Deduck at [email protected].
Request for Proposals released for the redevelopment of the Austin Street Parking Lots
The BPDA has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the redevelopment and long-term ground lease of the Austin Street Parking Lots.
Requests for clarification or any questions about the RFP must be submitted by email to Natalie Deduck, Real Estate Development Officer, at [email protected]. Proposals must be delivered in a sealed envelope and labeled "Austin Street Parking Lots RFP Submission" no later than Monday, July 10, 2023, at 12:00 PM (noon).
Learn more and download the RFP
The BPDA would like to respond to some of the common themes and questions that have been raised through the public comment process regarding the draft RFP for the Austin Street Parking Lots. If you have any questions about the RFP process, please contact Natalie Deduck at [email protected].
Response to Public Comments - DRAFT Request for Proposals Austin Street Parking Lots
Summary & Goals
The Boston Planning & Development Agency ("BPDA") is issuing a DRAFT Request for Proposals ("RFP") for the redevelopment and long-term ground lease of the Austin Street Parking Lots, located between Rutherford Avenue and I-93 and the Galvin Memorial Park and the Gilmore Bridge. At the request of the community, the BPDA is posting a DRAFT for community review. The BPDA will be seeking proposals to create a mixed-use development that, in conformance with PLAN: Charlestown, will bring a mix of housing, with an emphasis on affordability, to the Charlestown area along with community-driven ground floor activation and open space.
DRAFT Request for Proposals Austin Street Parking Lots
Austin Street Parking Lots RFP Discussion Meeting | Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Recording | Chat Transcript | Presentation
Austin Street Parking Lot Scenarios Meeting | Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Recording | Presentation
Austin Street Parking Lots Visioning Workshop | Thursday, October 27, 2022
Recording | Presentation | Jamboards