Austin Street Proposals

  The idea for a mixed-use development on the Austin Street municipal parking lot emerged from the Newton’s Comprehensive Planning Process as a way to use underutilized City-owned land, create village housing, add vitality to the village center and create fiscal benefits for the village and City.  The site is a 74,000 square foot metered parking lot, zoned …

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Presentations of Austin Street proposals – Thursday October 30

CARE ABOUT DOWNTOWN NEWTONVILLE?  Come to meeting at NNHS, Thursday, October 30, 6:30 pm. YOUR PRESENCE AT THE PUBLIC MEETING CAN INFLUENCE: THE WINNING DEVELOPER THE SCALE AND LOOK OF THE BUILDING THE AMOUNT OF PUBLIC SPACE THE DENSITY OF RESIDENTIAL UNITS THE AMOUNT OF PUBLIC PARKING When – October 30, 6:30pm – 10:30 pm …

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Conditions for Success – Proposed Austin Street Development in Newtonville

Guest column Newton TAB, Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Succeeding on Austin Street, and beyond By Tim Stone, Janet Porcaro, and Joy Huber The proposed development of Newtonville’s Austin Street parking lot can benefit Newtonville, all of Newton, and future development in The Garden City. Beautiful Newtonville’s analysis stems from our mission as the nonprofit organization …

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Austin Street Community Meeting Standing Room Only

Last Thursday, June 27, 2013, over a hundred of Newton citizens gathered at the Senior Center, 345 Walnut Street in Newtonville from 7:30-9 p.m.  to hear the Mayor’s Office presentation regarding the proposed development project for the Austin Street parking lot in Newtonville. The purpose of the meeting was to provide background information, including the site history, …

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