Sunday, June 16, 2013
Find a place to rent in the neighborhood—check out our rental properties widget.
Need a place to live in Charlestown? Check out this rental property widget that shows what apartments are available in the neighborhood. Click on the purple house icons for more information. If you're more in the market to buy, check out our weekly list of open houses, which posts Fridays at noon, or see this Zillow listing of homes for sale in your neighborhood.
Monday, June 10, 2013
A Charlestown resident is looking to replace an aging home and vacant lot near the neighborhood's housing projects with 31 rental units.
[UPDATED Monday, June 10, 2:30 p.m.] A local resident is hoping to bring a fresh look to the neighborhood around some of Charlestown’s housing projects by constructing a new 31-unit apartment building on Polk Street. Doug MacDonald presented his idea before the Charlestown Neighborhood Council at their last meeting before summer break on Tuesday, June 4. The proposed building at 30 Polk St., near Charlestown High School and Boston Housing Authority's Charlestown Apartments, would replace a ranch house currently located there as well as a vacant lot next to it, both of which MacDonald has agreed to purchase, he said. The Charlestown resident told the CNC he grew up in the projects and coaches youth sports in the community. He said the …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Plans for the project were filed with the Boston Redevelopment Authority last week.
This time next year, Boston’s West End could see construction begin on a new 38-story apartment and retail tower located near TD Garden. Developer AvalonBay Communities Inc. filed plans with the Boston Redevelopment Authority last week for the $200 million project, which features more than 500 apartments and a two-story “retail arcade” that connects to TD Garden and to North Station, according to a Boston Globe article. AvalonBay’s project shows a considerable increase in the number of residences from a previous proposal—put forward by Boston Garden Development Corporation and approved in 2006—that called for 363 condominiums on the site. Though approved, the former project did not go forward because of economic conditions at the time, …