Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Neighbors Want 15 Necco Changed

updated 01/15/20: Comment deadline extended from Jan 17th to February 3, 2020.

At Monday night's BPDA Community Meeting for 15 Necco Street over 150 Fort Point neighbors turned out to have their voices heard and their message was clear. 

The Boston Globe took notice. The City staff was surprised. The development team was shocked.

Make sure your voice is heard. 

Submit a letter to the BPDA and our elected officials.  
Our personal comments are the most effective way to make change happen.

We only have one chance to get this right.

Comment letter deadline is now Monday, February 3, 2020.

Email To:
BPDA Project Manager Aisling Kerr-  aisling.kerr@boston.gov
with copies to: 
BPDA Senior Resilience & Waterfront Planner Joe Christo- joe.christo@boston.gov
BPDA Deputy Director for Climate Change & Environmental Planning -richard.mcguinness@boston.gov
District City Councilor Ed Flynn - ed.flynn@boston.gov
Councilor-At-Large Michael Flaherty- michael.f.flaherty@boston.gov 
State Senator Nick Collins- nick.collins@masenate.gov
State Representative David Biele -david.biele@mahouse.gov
FPNA- fpnaboston@gmail.com

Most Talked About Changes:
  • Overall architectural design & fit within the neighborhood, especially with respect to existing historic architecture (see meeting presentation page 6)
  • Retaining State (Chapter 91) approved cultural and civic community ground floor spaces- a community work lounge, a restaurant cafe, museum and collaboration space.
  • Reduction the height of the 2 story 34 foot Life Sciences lab mechanical penthouse and protruding pipes at unknown heights.
15 Necco (former GE Headquarter's site) 

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originally published 01.09.20

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