Boston Redevelopment Authority

Boston ReDevelopment Authority | July 20th

Impact Advisory Group is holding a public meeting to discuss what's happening with the purposed Dot Block Development at 6:30. Dont miss the chance to let your voice be what changes the community. What do you think about the proposal? Be a voice for your community

Where: 1135 Dorchester Avenue, 

Dorchester, MA 

When: July 20th @ 6:30 PM

Four Corners Plaza Public Meeting | June 17

rendering of four corners plaza

Codman Square NDC is proposing to construct a mixed-use, affordable housing development in Dorchester consisting of a four-story building at 10–18 Bowdoin Street, with 28 affordable rental units and a commercial/retail space and three affordable rental townhomes at 100–104 Bowdoin Avenue. In addition, the development will have parking for up to 42 total spaces on-site/off-street.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend.


When: Wednesday, June 177th


Where: UP Academy Charter School

35 Westville St, Dorchester

For more info: contact John Campbell at or call 617.918.4282

Dot Block IAG Meeting | June 15

dotblock rendering

The Boston Redevelopment Authority's Impact Advisory Group will meet regarding the proposed Dot Block development. The community is invited to provide feedback and remain informed on the proposals regarding Dot Block.


When: Monday, June 15th


Where: Van Shabu Restaurant

1156 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester

For more info: contact Gary R. Uter at or call 617.918.4457

Four Corners/Geneva Ave Working Advisory Group | June 9

bra logo
The eighth meeting of the Four Corners/Geneva Avenue Working Advisory Group (WAG), as part of the Fairmount Indigo Planning Initiative. Agenda includes: follow up from previous meetings, draft plan component discussion, and public realm discussion.
Members of the public are encouraged to attend, and participate.


When: Tuesday, June 9th


Where: Holland Community Center
85 Olney Street (Access via Geneva Avenue), Dorchester

For more info:

Community Meeting on Brookview House III | May 20

brookview house model

Public Meeting regarding the development by Brookview House Inc. proposing to construct one building containing twelve affordable rental units with program space for residents and the community. In addition, the development will have at grade parkingfor up to three spaces on-site/off-street. The public is encouraged to attend.


When: Wednesday, May 20th


Where: Brookview House
2 Brookview St #1, Dorchester

For more info:


Four Corners/Geneva Ave Working Advisory Group | March 10

working advisory group meeting flyer

The Boston Redevelopment Authority will meet as the Working Advisory Group of the Four Corners/Geneva neighborhood to discuss plans regarding the Fairmount-Indigo Planning Initiative. They will cover topics involving key development areas, feasability implications and zoning/urban design implications. The public are encouraged to attend and provide feedback.


When: Tuesday March 10th 2015


Where: Holland Community Center

85 Olney Street, Dorchester

For more info:

BRA Fairmount / Indigo Line Planning Initiative @ Strand Theatre Feb. 21

fairmount line mapThe BRA Fairmount Indigo Planning Initiative is kicking off Feb 21st! The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and Mayor Menino are announcing the planning process at the Strand Theater on Tuesday, February 21 at 2:00 p.m.

The BRA planning process will engage local businesses and residents and bring in new investments around a community-based vision for Upham's Corner and crossroads improvement plans for 3 or 4 other station areas traversed by the Fairmount / Indigo line. To learn more about nomination to the Fairmount Indigo Planning Initiative Corridor-Wide Advisory Group, click here. For more information about the project overall, check out the site here! Or see the flyer attached below. The Strand Theatre is located at 543 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA 02125.

Final BRA Zoning Update Meeting at Viet-AID Jan. 25

On Wednesday, January 25th at 6:30 p.m. there will be the third and final community meeting of the BRA's Dorchester Avenue zoning update process. Following this meeting, community feedback is invited during a 30 day comment period. The meeting will be held at Viet-AID, 42 Charles Street in Dorchester. Objectives of the zoning update initiative include:

- Providing zoning recommendations for the incorporation of Dorchester Avenue zoning regulations into general Dorchester neighborhood zoning regulations.

- Correct inconsistencies between the current Dorchester Avenue and Dorchester zoning districts.

- Where appropriate, update the zoning along Dorchester Avenue to reflect current and potential future land uses.

The final goal is consolidated Dorchester zoning regulations. For more information, please visit: or call 617.918.4431.

Urban Agriculture Overlay District Hearing Nov. 16

On Wednesday, November 16th, there will be a meeting at 9:00 a.m. in Boston City Hall, on the 9th floor of the Boston Redevelopment Authority Board Room. This public hearing before the Boston Zoning Commission is to consider a proposed text amendment to establish an Urban Agriculture Overlay District (UAOD) in Dorchester and a proposed map amendment to apply the UAOD to two city-owned properties. The proposed Overlay District would essentially allow the cultivation of fruits and vegetables and composting of materials produced on site. Under this proposal, the Urban Agriculture Overlay District would be applied to two Dorchester properties, 23-29 Tucker Street and 131 Glenway Street. More information is included on the attached document.

Dot Ave. Zoning Meeting, Sep. 28

Bostom Redevelopment AuthorityThe BRA, in collaboration with the Mayor-appointed Advisory Group, has initiated a zoning update process for Dorchester Avenue. The second community-wide meeting for the Dorchester Avenue Zoning Update will take place on Wednesday, September 28, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting, to be held at Viet-AID (42 Charles Street, Dorchester), will provide a broad overview at the mid-point of the planning process. >> Read More

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