1989, English, Book, Illustrated edition: New congress street/piers urban design guidelines: building a new district. (draft for bra review, June 2, 1989). [electronic resource] Boston Redevelopment Authority

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  • 92 p.; diagrams, drawings, illus.
Language
  • English

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Title
  • New congress street/​piers urban design guidelines: building a new district. (draft for bra review, June 2, 1989).
Also Titled
  • Fort point district plan. (draft).
Author
  • Boston Redevelopment Authority
Other Authors
  • Boston Transportation Dept.
  • Fort Point Citizens' Advisory Committee.
Medium
  • [electronic resource]
Physical Description
  • 92 p.; diagrams, drawings, illus.
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  • ...these guidelines accompany the FORT POINT DISTRICT PLAN PROGRESS REPORT (M3.B16/​RA/​89.1) published by the BRA in March 1989; Part 1 discusses the future of the Fort Point District, forces for change, community planning process (Fort Point CAC), seven planning goals, three development zones, Boston's new enterprise zone, and a true public/​private partnership; Part 2 concerns the New Congress Street/​Piers Enterprise Zone and covers existing conditions and major new public and private projects, waterfront plans in other cities, Boston's vision (new urban boulevards - knitting together a series of unique quarters, districts and quarters, the Emerald Necklace of boulevards and parks, and lively streetscapes); Part 3 covers basic principles to integrate public and private investment (1. public space system: establishing a public focus for the district, 2. public streets and transit {public street network: establishing an appropriate district scale, and public transit system: linking the district to the wider region}, 3. managed growth for public benefit {land use and density: establishing a sound foundation and buffers: enhancing existing uses}, 4. street-level Activities {shops and entrances: ensuring an active public zone, and parking and service: defining an internal zone}, 5. massing, scale, and height {building a livable district}, and 6) architectural character {creating a district-wide vocabulary}); Part 4, "Applying the Guidelines" covers 1) New Congress Street (Summer Street Steps, World Trade Center Plaza, and Fish Pier Plaza), 2) Existing Northern Avenue: Waterfront Boulevard, 3) Summer Street, 4) New Northern Avenue (Lobster Park and Mariners' Park), 5) Fan Pier/​Pier 4: a public waterfront (Waterplaza), and 6) Boston Wharf historic area (Museum Wharf); copies of this item were in the BRA collection...
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  • English
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