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By adamg - 11/20/20 - 12:48 pm
Rendering of proposed expanded BMS Paper building

Rendering by O'Sullivan Architects

BMS Paper and Market, 3390 Washington St. in Jamaica Plain, this week filed plans with the BPDA to top off its current brick building with 151 residential units and add a restaurant and expand its existing store. Read more.

By adamg - 11/18/20 - 10:10 pm
Rendering of proposed new Washington Street building in Roslindale Square

Rendering by Rode Architects.

A developer based in Bay Village has proposed replacing the block that now houses Dragon Chef, Bob's Pita Market, Delicious Yogurt and a performance space with a six-story, 39-unit residential building on Washington Street in Roslindale Square, between the Roslindale Community Center/RMV and Basile Street. Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/20 - 6:02 pm
Brookside workers salute Black Lives Matter in Jamaica Plain

PropCazhPM reports that workers at the Brookside Community Health Center's free Covid-19 drive-up/walk-up ended their final day outdoors on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain today by kneeling in support of Black Lives Matter.

By adamg - 11/2/20 - 4:53 pm
Boarding up on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain

The UHub Mobile Action News Unit toured Logan and Cleary Squares, Dedham Square, Centre Street in West Roxbury, Roslindale Square, Centre Street in Jamaica Plain, Egleston Square and Forest Hills this aftternoon to see how worried commercial property owners in the outer neighborhoods were getting ready for action tomorrow. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/20 - 2:53 pm

Boston Police report officers in Downtown Crossing had to fire beanbags to subdue a man who refused to drop a knife at Winter and Washington street even after they pepper sprayed him early this morning, following a foot chase that ended on Franklin Street. Read more.

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By adamg - 10/31/20 - 11:11 am
Proposed tower at Bromfield and Washington streets in downtown Boston

Renderings by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gil (hard to tell at this size, but, yes, the left rendering includes a flock of birds).

Midwood Investment and Development this week filed plans for a 23-story office building, with the first two floors and the basement set aside for retail use, at the corner of Bromfield and Washington streets in Downtown Crossing. Read more.

By adamg - 10/20/20 - 2:43 pm
Apartments over hardware store on Washington Street in Roslindale

Rendering by John Freeman.

Update: The colors in the rendering are not the final colors.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a proposal to add three floors of apartments to the building that now houses Ace Hardware and several smaller stores on Washington Street at Metropolitan Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 10/16/20 - 2:18 pm

Josef Porteleki, owner of the Ace Hardware store on Washington Street at Metropolitan Avenue, goes before the Zoning Board of Appeal next week for permission to add 14 apartments in three floors to what is now a one-story commercial block. Read more.

By adamg - 10/7/20 - 3:02 pm
Architect's rendering of 3326 Washington St.

Rendering by Primary Development.

A developer who has proposed a new residential building on Washington Street, next to Exodus Bagels at Green Street, has submitted revised plans to the BPDA that show fewer overall units but more with "flex space" that could be used for home offices as well as additional outdoor patio space for residents who need a breath of fresh air. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/20 - 1:38 pm
Car into building on Washington Street in Roslindale

Travel New England reports two cars crashed on Washington Street near Hayes Road in Roslindale around 12:40 p.m. One missed a hydrant, then plunged into a permanent trench that runs along the front of an apartment building at the intersection.

By adamg - 10/5/20 - 9:21 am
Bartlett Place rendering

Rendering by Davis Square Architects.

Nuestra Comunidad Development Corp. and Windale Developers last week filed plans for a five-story, 44-unit apartment building as part of Bartlett Place off Washington and Bartlett streets in Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 10/1/20 - 9:50 pm
Proposed new Doyle's

Rendering by Scales Architecture.

A local developer who had been going to Doyle's since he was a kid has teamed up with Brassica Kitchen in Forest Hills on a plan to renovate and re-open Doyle's in its original Washington Street building by using some of the profits from the sale of neighboring condos. Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/20 - 4:03 pm

Live Boston reports a man entered the Mass. General emergency room shortly after 11 p.m. on Monday with a stab wound he may have gotten on Washington Street. Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/20 - 3:28 pm
New building on Washington Street at Archdale Road

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved an 18-unit condo building on Washington Street at Archdale Road, and plans for nine apartments on three new floors to be added to what is now a one-story building on Poplar Street in Roslindale Square. Read more.

By adamg - 9/23/20 - 11:08 pm
Architect's rendeirng of new apartment building

Rendering by Utile, Inc.

The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corp. today filed plans for a five-story, 39-unit apartment building for low- and extremely low-income senior citizens at 3371 Washington St., at Green Street and right next to the Turtle Swamp brewery, whose landlord is now suing to block a proposal by the Pine Street Inn for low-income apartments across the street. Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/20 - 10:07 pm
Police at crime scene on Washington Street

Police at the crime scene on Washington Street.

A person was shot on Washington Street in Roslindale near Haydn Street shortly after 8 p.m. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 8/28/20 - 10:37 am

BMS Paper Supply says it wants to build 160 apartments and a restaurant on its two-acre site at 3390 Washington St. in Jamaica Plain. Read more.

By adamg - 8/22/20 - 10:16 am

The Kenmore Army & Navy Store, 477 Washington St. in Downtown Crossing, is suing its insurance company for the more than $320,000 it says it's lost due to the Covid-19 crisis - which it says its insurance company is supposed to cover. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/20 - 10:47 pm
Boston EMS gets patient ready for ride to hospital

Boston EMS gets patient ready for ride to nearby hospital. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a man was stabbed at Washington Street and Temple Place around 2 a.m.

As he was being transported to a local hospital with serious injuries that were not, however, considered life threatening, police found a suspect about a block away - a guy covered in blood, possibly from his own minor head injury.

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