BRA to Hold Upcoming Meeting on Proposed Charlestown Armory Project

The project calls for creating 42 units of housing and about 78 parking spaces at the old building.

Credit: Patch file photo.
Credit: Patch file photo.

The Boston Redevelopment Authority will host a public meeting a week from Monday regarding the proposed redevelopment of the Charlestown Armory to be fitted for residential units and parking. 

C-Town Ventures, LLC is looking to revitalize the aging Charlestown Armory building at 380 Bunker Hill St. in Charlestown. The building was formerly used as a drilling space by local military companies and as a book depository for the Boston Public Library.  

The project notification form proposes the creation of 42 housing units along with about 78 parking spaces; the project would comprise about 72,000 square feet of residential space. The public meeting regarding the project will take place on Monday, May 5 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Charlestown High School cafeteria, 240 Medford St., according to Charlestown Neighborhood Watch.

Last summer, three visions for the armory were presented to local residents. One proposed developing the armory into 44 residential units and 66 parking spaces. The second focused on 33 luxury market-rate condominiums, with two parkings paces provided for each residence for a total of 67 parking spaces. The third involved C-Town Ventures proposal to develop 42 condo units and 85 parking spaces. 

A comment period regarding the project is underway and will end on Monday, May 13. Comments or opinions on the project can be submitted to:

Tyler Norod
Boston Redevelopment Authority
Once City Hall Square, 9th Floor
Boston, MA 02201

For more information on the project, visit the Boston city website here


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