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1 edition of South end urban renewal plan found in the catalog.

South end urban renewal plan

by Boston Redevelopment Authority

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic policy,
  • Community development,
  • South End,
  • Plans,
  • Urban renewal

  • About the Edition

    ...a description of the urban renewal plan for the South End neighborhood of Boston; includes objectives, proposed renewal action (clearance, rehabilitation, infrastructure improvements), property to be acquired, relocation of families and individuals, land use, building requirements, requirements for the Castle Square development project (affordable housing), developers" obligations, urban design review, zoning changes, anti-discrimination provisions, etc.; the following editions/varient printings and amendments were in the BRA collection and are kept on the above BRA number: FINAL DRAFT (39p. + 5 maps), FINAL (39p. + 5 maps), VARIENT 1 (56p. + tables, mimeographed, no maps), VARIENT 2 (39p. + 5 maps and list of South End Urban Renewal Project staff), AMENDED through 29 January 1976 (39p. + 5 maps + amendments); some copies of most editions have a page 8A inserted; copies 2 and 3 of varient edition 2 contains differing lists of the South End Urban Renewal Project staff; some editions contain hand written comments...

    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p.; maps; not dated (circa 1966)
    Number of Pages1966
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25408823M

    A fascinating look at a rather turbulent period in Boston's history, , the height of the BRA and the 'New Boston' movement. This book gave a detailed accounted of the politics, legislation, and people behind the forces of urban renewal, as well as the community activism of folks trying to save their homes from destruction/5. Other urban renewal projects of the era showed similar disregard for the original purpose of the areas in which they were conducted. Shortly after the West End's razing, the Boston Redevelopment Authority tore down Scollay Square, a commercial and theatre district of Boston on the edge of the West End, to replace it with a few government buildings.

    Plan or Urban Renewal Plan - means this South Thornton Area Urban Renewal Plan. Property Tax Increment Revenue - means the property tax increment revenue allocated to the Authority by the Act and Section of this Plan. Redevelopment / Development Agreement - .   In , at the Museum of Modern Art, the urban renewal pioneer Edward Logue and the urban renewal critic Jane Jacobs faced off in a debate. Jacobs had just published The Death and Life of Great American Cities, her seminal “attack on current city planning and rebuilding,” as she wrote at the book’s was in the midst of remaking Boston as head of the Boston Redevelopment.

    The urban renewal project started in the West End, which was "renewed" by being demolished. The West End redevelopment controversy and the displacement of its families reverberated throughout Boston but most especially in a South End fearful of sharing the West End's fate.   In , a second, larger plan, the East End Urban Renewal Project, was approved. The project was slated to level acres at a cost of nearly $15 million, with more than families displaced. A group of preservationists pushed back in a letter sent to the local chamber of commerce as well as Jackie Kennedy, the New York Times, the Ford.


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South end urban renewal plan by Boston Redevelopment Authority Download PDF EPUB FB2

Internet Archive BookReader South end urban renewal plan. Other examples of urban renewal in the South End include Cathedral Housing, Castle Square, Tent City, the brick blocks, and Villa Victoria.

For Cathedral Housing, the BRA razed the existing structures on the site and built a housing development there in the s to house WWII veterans and their families.

Background. On Wednesday, August 3, the Commonwealth’s Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) approved the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s (BRA) request to extend the agency’s urban renewal powers in plan areas that cover over 3, acres of the city and include parts of Charlestown, the Fenway, Chinatown, the South End, Roxbury, the Downtown.

a description of the urban renewal plan for the South End neighborhood of Boston; includes objectives, proposed renewal action (clearance, rehabilitation, infrastructure improvements), property to be acquired, relocation of families and individuals, land use, building requirements, requirements for the Castle Square development project (affordable housing), developers' obligations, Pages: Evanston Five Point Urban Renewal Plan: Madisonville: Madisonville NBD Urban Renewal Plan: College Hill: College Hill NBD Urban Renewal Plan: Bond Hill & Roselawn: Reading Road Corridor Plan: West End: West End Urban Design Plan: Oakley North: Oakley North Urban Renewal Plan: Clifton Heights-UC: Clifton.

The West End is a South end urban renewal plan book of Boston, Massachusetts, bounded generally by Cambridge Street to the south, the Charles River to the west and northwest, North Washington Street on the north and northeast, and New Sudbury Street on the east.

Beacon Hill is to the south, NorthPoint is across the Charles River to the north, Kendall Square is across the Charles River to the west, and the North Country: United States. The South End is a neighborhood of Boston, is bordered by Back Bay, Chinatown, and is distinguished from other neighborhoods by its Victorian style houses and the many parks in and around the area.

The South End is the largest intact Victorian row house district in the country, which is made up of over acres. Eleven residential parks are scattered around the Architectural style: Greek Revival, Late Victorian, Italianate.

In a city that rarely met an urban renewal plan it didn’t like, some of the most extensive demolition was undertaken in the business district of the city’s north side, itself the center of the Author: Anthony Paletta. URBAN RENEWAL PLAN. MADISON PARK SOUTH.

PROJECT NO. MD R DISCLAIMER: The following document has been prepared in an electronic format which permits direct printing of the document on by 11 inch dimension paper. If the reader intends to rely upon provisions of this Urban Renewal Plan for any lawful purpose, please refer to the.

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Senhi, Parcel to parcel linkage program, project 1: Kingston-Bedford/essex and par Fort point history, / general plan for the city of Boston and the regional core.

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The South Walnut Street Urban Renewal Plan is designed to increase public health, safety and welfare. The Plan encourages measures to reduce the impact of flooding and stream pollution through stormwater management.

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But inthe BPDA won a six-year extension of its urban renewal powers in 16 of its original urban renewal areas, a move that confounded many who wanted to see the era finally end. The Church Street Marketplace, remade as a pedestrian-only passage inis also an extension of concepts reflected in the urban renewal plan, he adds.

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