This meeting occurred as scheduled, via Zoom, on January 14, 2021.
Nando Trattoria: NEWRA voted 19-5 in support of this proposal. As a result, this letter was drafted and sent by NEWRA.
25 Atlantic Avenue: NEWRA voted 0-41 (with one abstention) against this proposal.
A recording of this meeting is available for viewing on YouTube.
The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 7 pm, via Zoom. Details on using Zoom are provided at the bottom of this post.
7:00 pm - Welcome
7:05 pm - Rep. Aaron Michlewitz
Representative Michlewitz will discuss legislative initiatives and the budget, and answer questions.
7:50 pm - Nando Trattoria, 391-395 Hanover St. (former Green Cross Pharmacy)
Nando 393 Hanover, Inc has applied to the Boston Licensing Board to approve the purchase and transfer of the seven-day all alcohol beverages license held by Zuma's Tex Mex Grill at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Nando's Trattoria will have approx. 42 seats (36/table; six/bar). The license calls for a 2:00 am closing and the applicant has proposed closing hours of 1 am Friday and Saturday and midnight Sunday-Thursday. Contact attorneys William Ferullo and Ryan Gazda, 617-946-4000, firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com.
8:00 pm - 25 Atlantic Ave.
J3 Design & Development proposes to construct a five-story, six-unit residential building. All units are three bedrooms and two duplex and four single-floor units are planned. The first floor is for parking and there is a common roof deck for all tenants. The property is in a multi-family residential subdistrict. Zoning violations arise under Article 32 of the Boston Zoning Code, Section 4 (Groundwater Conservation Overlay District Applicability) and Article 54, Section 18 (roof structure restrictions). With respect to the latter, the ISD refusal letter notes the height of the proposed new construction exceeds the prior height of an existing building, and Section 18 specifics the height of a building existing as of June 24, 1985. The refusal letter also notes that projections located above the public sidewalk will require approval from the Dept. of Public Works. Contact Jessica Simons 857-408-8143; attorney William Ferullo, 617-946-4000, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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