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A study for the development of fort point channel, south bay and adjacent areas

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  • Development,
  • Big Dig, Boston (Mass.),
  • Aerial Views,
  • Waterfront,
  • Waterfront, Boston (Mass.),
  • South Bay, Boston (Mass.),
  • Studies

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    ...includes a brief history of the channel and South Bay; summarizes previous legislative report on development of the area; discusses engineering aspects of the development project, utilization of the site, proposed relocation of the Central Artery, legal aspects and required legislation, development cost analysis, and summary of benefits; appendix lists data pertaining to adjacent properties by street (lot number, owner, occupant, use, area in square feet, 1948 assessment of land and buildings, type and condition of construction, and present waterfront use); a copy of this publication was in the BRA collection...

    Edition Notes

    ContributionsThomas Worcester, Inc
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p. + 15 plates; illus., photo, map
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25174405M

    Improvement dredging of portions of the Boston Harbor Federal Navigation Project Main Ship Channel in Boston, Massachusetts will be conducted under the terms of a $,, contract issued recently by the New England will be accomplished. Posted in Innovation District Office Space, Mixed-use Development, Office Space in Fort Point Channel, South Boston Office Space Tagged 51 Melcher St., Communal Offices in Boston, Shared Office Space in Boston, Shared office space in South Boston 0 MBTA Commuter Rail Heading to Seaport District. South Station—officially The Governor Michael S. Dukakis Transportation Center at South Station—is the largest railroad station and intercity bus terminal in Greater Boston and New England's second-largest transportation center after Logan International Airport. Located at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Summer Street in Dewey Square, Boston, Massachusetts, Line(s): Northeast Corridor.


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A study for the development of fort point channel, south bay and adjacent areas by Massachusetts Port Authority Download PDF EPUB FB2

A study for the development of fort point channel, south bay and adjacent areas Item Preview A study for the development of fort point channel, south bay and adjacent areas by Massachusetts Port Authority; Thomas Worcester, Inc. Publication date summarizes previous legislative report on development of the area; discusses Pages: Fort point channel area district study: inventory and planning concepts [Boston Redevelopment Authority, Fan Pier Civic Advisory Committee] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. The District includes the following contributing elements. The Fort Point Channel (ca. 's). This historic waterway, bordered by granite bulkheads, was created as part of the late nineteenth century industrial/transportation development of South Boston.

It is owned by the Conmionwealth of Massachu- setts. The South Bay/Gateway Planning Study Area is located south of Kneeland Street adjacent to Chinatown, the Leather District, and South Station/Fort Point Channel.

Existing Chinatown zoning requires that a comprehensive study be undertaken, and a portion of the study area that is under the South Station Economic Development Area has been included in the planning to.

Full text of "South station - fort point channel, south Boston waterfront and terminal area, south bay study" See other formats BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY SOUTH STATION -PORT POINT CHANNEL, SOUTH BOSTON WATER- FRONT AND TERMINAL AREA, SOUTH BAY STUDY I PRANK O'BRIEN— JOHN CASSIDY ; FEBRUARY H.

l%0 mmfQM I PUBLIC SOUTH STATION-FORT POINT CHANNEL, SOUTH BOSTON WATERFRONT AND. Fort Point Channel is a maritime channel separating South Boston from downtown Boston, Massachusetts, feeding into Boston Harbor.

The south part of it has been gradually filled in for use by the South Bay rail yard and several highways. At its south end, the channel once widened into South Bay, from which the Roxbury Canal continued southwest where the Massachusetts Avenue Connector. In addition to BWC, a number of industries were attracted to the burgeoning wharf district.

Inthe Fort Point Channel was lined with wharves where ships unloaded coal, lumber, bricks, and cement, among other items. Leather bound for the warehouses adjacent to South Station was unloaded at channel wharves.

ADJACENT DEVELOPMENT At present, the Fort Point Channel is surrounded by development proposals in various stages of design and implementation. On the Northwest edge is the Boston Federal Reserve Bank complex, about to begin construction.

PART A. THE AREA BEFORE THE INITIATIVE A Description Fort Point district is an historical urban district within South Boston Waterfront neighborhood.

The case study area is the south part of the district, historically characterized by manufacturing and trade activities. As the city built South Station, the remnants of the bay were filled in to provide land for the rail yards needed to service trains, leaving the stub of the Fort Point Channel to the north as the.

Full text of "Rowes Wharf development: final environmental impact report" See other formats. A two-mile-long, foot-deep channel that extends from an area abreast of Fort Point Channel to a point almost one mile past the Chelsea Street Bridge. The channel, which has widths varying from to 1, feet, starts in the harbor in front of Fort Point Channel and adjacent to the foot-deep channel.

At the end of the channel there is a turning and maneuvering basin 35 feet deep and approximately feet wide and 1, feet long. Fort Point Channel - The Fort Point Channel extends from Boston Harbor to the Northern Avenue Bridge in South Boston, a distance of about 1, feet.

It is 23 feet deep and feet wide. A two-mile-long, foot-deep channel that extends from an area abreast of Fort Point Channel to a point almost one mile past the Chelsea Street Bridge. The channel, which has widths varying from to 1, feet, starts in the harbor in front of Fort Point Channel and adjacent to the foot-deep channel.

Get to know Boston's unique neighborhoods through overviews, development projects, planning initiatives, events, research, news, and more. The neighborhood of Allston, located in northwest Boston, was annexed by The historic neighborhood of Back Bay is situated along the Charles River, adjacent Located just southwest of Downtown Boston.

The South Boston Municipal Harbor Plan Amendment addresses the portion of the Acres adjacent to the Fort Point Channel and subject to the state’s Waterways Regulations (Chapter 91).

The MHP Amendment prioritizes new opens space resources such as parks, plazas and expansion of HARBORWALK and the South Bay Harbor Trail System. A report in The Boston Herald notes that “the State Street office project may effectively cap off Channel Center, but the developer still has work to do to bring more residents and retailers into the Fort Point Channel complex renovations will begin soon in two buildings to create 39 apartments, 33, square feet of office space and.

VodkaBa is situated adjacent to RumBa and Miel Brasserie Provençale with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Fort Point Channel.

VodkaBa includes a sleek silver toned bar with 10 bar seats, including a space for ADA accessibility, 18 high top seats and a communal table which accommodates 14 guests/5(K).

Study Area. The Stuart Street Planning Study area, bound by St. James Avenue to the north, Dartmouth Street to the west, Columbus Avenue/Cortes Streets to the south, and Arlington Street to the east, represents a 12+ block area totaling more than forty acres.

A number of significant Boston landmarks define the area: the foot Hancock Building. Fort Point Channel, Boston, MA.

K likes. Committed to making the Fort Point Channel an exciting destination for all of Boston. Your source for news & great events in the area!Followers: K. Fort Point Channel is a maritime channel separating South Boston from downtown Boston, Massachusetts, feeding into Boston Harbor.

The south part of it has been gradually filled in for use by the South Bay rail yard and several highways. fl ooding expected to collect in the South End from Fort Point Channel and Dorchester Bay during the same time frame (refer to the inch fl ood exposure map). Very low-probability events ( percent annual chance) are expected to have high enough storm surge that lands along the majority of the Charles River will be exposed to fl ooding.

Seaport District - Across Fort Point Channel from downtown, this hot neighborhood is booming with new restaurants, bars, and Boston Convention & Exhibition Center is here, along with the Institute of Contemporary Art.

Chinatown - Tucked between Downtown Crossing and the Seaport District is one of the largest Chinese communities in the country, abounding with. and fewer intersections than say, the North End, Beacon Hill or the South End – all residential areas that have not been under such pressure to consolidate.

Another feature of the map is the large scale blocks adjacent to the harbor, reflective of the larger scale maritime activity that formed the littoral around the Fort Point Channel.

Fort Point is a neighborhood or district of Boston, Massachusetts, and where a fort stood which guarded the city in colonial times. Fort Hill was located near what is today the intersection of Oliver and High Streets.

At least until(see map) the hill jutted out into the Atlantic Ocean, hence the designation of being a "point". Fort Point Channel, —Robert Bayard Severy/ Courtesy of The Bostonian Society.

Around this same time, Big Dig eventually increased accessibility to Fort Point, making it an easier place to live and work. “It has a more residential feel, as it was quite hard and harsh,’’ Wermiel said of what Fort Point looks like today. The Boston Planning & Development Agency Planning Division works closely with community members and other local stakeholders to create plans that create appropriate context for new development while respecting the City of Boston's historic character and its future aspirations.

expand either within the center or in adjacent areas to the west and south. Although some land will become available along the Central Artery after its relocation below ground is completed (the Big Dig), the remaining growth area is located along the Boston Waterfront to the east of Fort Point Channel.

Fort Poinsettias featuring Larry Platt, Mo Thorkelson and Curly Cremona will be performing a holiday season sing-along Friday from pm - pm at the Gallery At A. This performance is sponsored by the Friends of Fort Point Channel. A Holiday Sale: December 16th from 4 pm - 8 pm and Saturday, December 17th from 12 pm - 5 pm.

Fort Point. The men behind 28 Degrees, the hip South End lounge/restaurant that opened last year, are eyeing a new restaurant in South Bostonís Fort Point Channel area. The owners, who include Carl Christian, Bill Emery and Mark Bombara, are considering the name Warehouse for the seat space in an A Street warehouse building.

Study of Cultural, Civic, and Non-Profit Facilities of Public Accommodation in Boston Prepared by: Community Partners Consultants, Inc.

Packard Avenue Medford, MA www. •Creation of possible future joint/private development adjacent to and/or over an expanded Dorchester Avenue and the Fort Point Channel to the east, Atlantic Avenue to the west, for significant amounts of additional environmental study in a variety of areas including transportation, air quality, noise and vibration, tidelands and.

Related Beal’s Innovation Square development is in the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park adjacent to Davis’ Black Falcon building. Related is pursuing a life science conversion at D St. and reportedly planning another life science project along Fort Point Channel.

The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway is a linear park located in several Downtown Boston neighborhoods. It consists of landscaped gardens, promenades, plazas, fountains, art, and specialty lighting systems that stretch over one mile through Chinatown, the Financial District, the Waterfront, and North End neighborhoods.

Officially opened in Octoberthe acre Location: Boston, Massachusetts. One of the most significant and tantalizing design opportunities for the South Station Expansion project is the potential to reclaim a historic part of the city: the edge of Fort Point Channel along Dorchester Avenue.

Currently, Dorchester Avenue is a private way leading to the adjacent U.S. Postal Service building. Fort Point Channel - The Fort Point Channel extends from Boston Harbor to the Northern Avenue Bridge in South Boston, a distance of about 1, feet. It. The MBTA Commuter Rail system serves as the commuter rail arm of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's transportation coverage of Greater Boston in the United run over miles of track to different stations, with 58 stations on the north side with the remaining 83 stations on the : Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Organizers say the mile South Bay Harbor Trail will link inland areas such as Roxbury, Chinatown, and the South End to the waterways of Fort Point Channel and the Seaport district by Fan Pier. It will also serve as a much-needed recreational connection for cyclists and pedestrians downtown to get from the Rose Kennedy Greenway to the Arnold.

Reviewed and negotiated new zoning authorizing an approximately million square foot, primarily residential development on four Massachusetts Turnpike Authority (“MTA”) and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Air Rights parcels and adjacent land, incorporating proposed buildings of 35, 11, and 7 stories, and including up to NORTH DORCHESTER BAY AND RESERVED CHANNEL one at Fort Point Channel in South Boston and the other adjacent to the Little Mystic Channel in Charlestown.

At Fort Point Channel, a foot diameter, 1, foot long conduit will be constructed along A Street in South Boston, using tunneling methods, to capture and store CSO flows from outfalls.

The Central Artery/Tunnel Project (CA/T), commonly known as the Big Dig, was a megaproject in Boston that rerouted the Central Artery of Interstate 93 (I), the chief highway through the heart of the city, into the mile ( km) Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. project also included the construction of the Ted Williams Tunnel (extending I to Logan International Airport), the Location: Boston.Along the Fort Point Channel there is a shared-path that brings users to the Gillette Parking lot.

This trail is intended to extend from the South Boston waterfront to Ruggles Station. The City has struggled to secure the right of way for a section of the trail which would link the South End to South .At South Station, where the South Postal Annex is the preferred site of a NSRL underground station, they include a similar range of rede-velopment opportunities in conjunction with the adjacent South Station air-rights project and the ongoing growth of the nearby Fort Point Channel/Seaport District/Convention Center areas.