Massachusetts Land Use Monitor

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Tag Archives: Mayor Walsh

Sign Envy in Boston

Posted in Zoning
The recent saving of the iconic Citgo sign in Kenmore Square is being universally hailed as the saving of a true Boston landmark.  Had it been taken down, thousands of people would be aimlessly wandering the city trying to find Fenway Park on game days.  The publicity surrounding the saving of the Citgo sign has… Continue Reading

Boston Redevelopment Authority 1957-2016 – RIP?

Posted in Boston Development
Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced this week that the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) is not only changing its name, but changing its business practices and approach with communities affected by the unprecedented real estate development boom Boston is currently experiencing.  The BRA’s new moniker is the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) and will still be… Continue Reading