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Boston Zoning Commission to Consider ‘Squares and Streets’ Plan

The proposal would reduce barriers to the development of denser housing.

January 16, 2024 - The Boston Globe

Bunker Hill, Charlestown

$1.4 Billion Housing Redevelopment Project Moves Forward in Boston

The 80-year-old Bunker Hill public housing complex will be replace according to a plan approved recently by the Boston Planning and Development Agency.

January 19, 2021 - The Boston Globe

Downtown Boston Waterfront

600-Foot Tower Proposed for the Boston Waterfront

A proposed high-rise would transform the downtown Boston waterfront, and the city's skyline.

November 22, 2019 - The Boston Globe

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