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Peace Park Progress – Piecemeal but Promising
For two years, the Peace Park Working Committee, which includes CPS representatives, has kept pressure on MassDOT to fulfill its authorization of the Peace Park remodeling of the former Lowney Way tot lot between Prospect and Mt. Vernon Streets. In partnership with the Charlestown Coalition’s leadership, we have finally had a breakthrough. City departments will […]
Charlestown Industrial Architectural Conservation District
Great news! the Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) has accepted the petition for an Architectural Conservation District for a Charlestown Industrial District. At the July 25th meeting of the BLC, Protect Historic Charlestown Chair, Eric Hill, presented a petition to the Commission to begin a process to establish a thematic Architectural Conservation District for important remaining industrial […]
1-2 Thompson Square Update
The Charlestown Savings Bank is the neighborhood’s only commercial building with an individual landmark designation with the City of Boston. It is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A five-story addition to the Charlestown Savings Bank at 1-2 Thompson Square was approved by the Zoning Board of Appeals pending review by the […]
Help Us Oppose PLAN: Charlestown!
Dear Neighbors, As many of you know, over the last several years, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) has been developing a comprehensive planning initiative to shape the future of our neighborhood: PLAN: Charlestown. The Charlestown Preservation Society (CPS) has supported the process and goals of the PLAN from the beginning. The release of the final draft is […]