Community Meeting Scheduled for July
17 to discuss New Street demolition plan
Why: To discuss the demolition delay on the
building, and what we can do.
Where: East Boston Social Center
When: Tuesday, July 17th
Time: 6:00 PM
A group of East
Boston residents invite their neighbors to participate in a
community meeting to discuss options for saving the “Boston Fuel
Trans” building on New Street.
Tuesday, July 17
6pm to 730pm
East Boston Social
building—formerly the Atlantic Works Boiler building—was erected in
1893 and is notable for the prominent arch facing down Maverick
Street. Following a determination by the Boston Fire Department
that the building needs extensive work in order to be brought up to
code, or else should be demolished, the property owner determined
that demolition is the most cost-effective option from their
On June 12, the
Boston Landmarks Commission determined that the building has
historical significance and granted a 90-day demolition delay, which
expires on September 10, 2012. The purpose of this community
meeting will be to educate anyone interested in preserving the
building on the process, preservation options, and the various
regulatory issues that govern its potential reuse. The meeting will
also be an opportunity to solicit ideas from the broader community
about possible re-use strategies for the building.
information, please contact Scott Hamwey at firstname.lastname@example.org.