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Back Bay Architectural Commission Approves DAS Nodes on Streetlights

October 21, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen At the Back Bay Architectural meeting on October 13, the commissioners approved to expand the existing Wireless Distributed Antenna System (DAS) in the Back Bay. This involves adding 19 new DAS nodes on various streetlights between Berkeley Street and Hereford Street by removing the proviso that the arms supporting the light...
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City Hall Gets Glitz Up with New Light Installation

October 21, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen A new exterior lighting installation that brings life to Boston City Hall’s architectural exterior was unveiled this past Thursday, October 13 during the year’s final Beer Garden on the Bricks event on City Hall Plaza. The permanent fixture highlights and enhances the building’s original design and increases public safety on the...
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Neckties Gala

October 14, 2016
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Neckties Gala

Decked out in neckties at Neckties. Henry Goodrow made a good go at it last Wednesday, Oct. 5, when he showed up to the 12th Annual Washington Gateways Main Streets Neckties Gala in a custom jacket made out of a variety of neckties. The event was the most successful to date, according to Kristin...
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Art of the Automobile at Copley

October 14, 2016
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Art of the Automobile at Copley

Lew Bednarczuk shines up his 1967 Mazda Cosmo in the middle of Copley Square during the ‘Art of the Automobile’ exhibition on Saturday, Oct. 8. The exhibition was part of Boston Art Week and attracted hundreds of people to see classic cars, sports cars, and modern cars.
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Fenway Center Phase 1 Set to Begin Construction in the Spring of 2017

October 14, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen The Meredith Management Company proposed several changes to the Fenway Center – Parcel Seven Air Rights project on October 5 at the Fenway Community Center. The project is slated to include 1,099,000 square feet of residential, office, retail and parking uses within five structures that will be both on land and...
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Councilor McCarthy Works to Connect Schools through Creating College and University Engagement Office

October 14, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen In an effort to increase collaboration, communication and partnerships between the colleges and universities, the City of Boston, and various non-profits throughout the city, Councilor Timothy McCarthy is working with the other councilors to create a College and University Engagement Office. The order that was brought forward at the September 28...
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South End House Tour to Feature Six Homes in 48th Annual Tradition

October 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The South End Historical Society is gearing up for its annual House Tour this coming Saturday, Oct. 15, a fundraiser for the organization that is one of the oldest Home Tours in the city. The self-guided, two-hour, home tour will feature six private homes this year and three celebrations in public...
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Unapproved Garage Door Behind Mass Ave Gets Re-Approval after Last Decision is Nullified

October 14, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen The South End Landmarks District Commission re-approved a previously unapproved garage door located behind 561 Massachusetts Ave., along with construction of a new garage behind it, at Tuesday, October 4 meeting. The re-submission of the proposal comes after nearby abutters realized that they have not been notified of the public meeting...
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Ellis South End Announces New Partnerships in the Community

October 14, 2016
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The Ellis South End Neighborhood Association announced this week its new Community Outreach initiative, in depth involvement with three public service organizations in the South End. There will be volunteer opportunities, site visits and days of service. Casa Myrna Vasquez, Inc., located in the South End and Dorchester, is New England’s leading provider of...
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Residents like Harrison Ave Building Design

October 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When Nordblom of Burlington first approached the neighbors at the New York Streets Neighborhood Association (NYSA) about constructing a new office building above their garage on the corner of Harrison Avenue and Herald Street – it had a lot of glass, but not so much character. Members of the NYSA pressed...
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