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PROJECT NAME: Charlestown Armory
Report Last Updated: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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Description: Former Armory at 374-398 Bunker Hill Street in Charlestown was offered for development in accordance with the community's preferences for 1) preservation of the historic elements of the property and 2) creation of primarily ownership housing with limited commercial uses. In cooperation with the local community, CTown Ventures LLC has been selected to develop 42 condominum units with 85 parking spaces for residents.

Video of Proposals


PROJECT NAME: Charlestown Armory

Total Land Area: 47,567 sqft

The development planning and developer selection phases for this project are complete. Community Comments are used to guide DND’s development planning process, and are not accepted after that process is complete and a developer has been selected.

Questions? For more information about this property contact the project manager Reay Pannesi at 617-635-0567 during normal business hours (Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm).

Property Management Issues? For properties currently owned by DND  (e.g. not having a project status of Sold: Underway, or Complete) you can report property management issues such as damaged fences, unauthorized uses or missing signs by contacting Cheryl Bickerstaff of DND's Real Estate Management Services office at  or at  617-635-0102 during normal business hours (Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm).

STATUS: Under Agreement

Milestones Report:

Milestone   Linked Document(s)
Initial Meeting with Community to Start Development Planning Process Date: 5/6/2012 Introductory presentation to Charlestown Neighborhood Council    Meeting Summary
Most Recent Development Planning Meeting Date: 3/4/2013 7-9 PM Schrafft's Center Cafeteria    Proposal Summary
RFP Summary and Draft Development Guidelines
RFP Issued Date: 4/8/2013    
Proposal Due Deadline: 5/23/2013    
Initial Presentation of Development Proposals To Community Date: 6/20/2013 7-9 PM Knights of Columbus Video of Presentations    
Next Planned Development Proposal Review Meeting Date: 9/11/2013 DND & Community Only - Knights of Columbus, 545 Medford St., Charlestown    Armory Community Meeting FlyerV
Recommended Developer CTown Ventures LLC    
Tentative Designation Vote Date: 10/17/2013 $2,900,000    Development Plan
Proposal Summary
Renderings & Site Plan
Sold / Transfer Planned: 12/20/2014
Construction Start Planned: 12/23/2014
Project Completion Planned: 2/27/2016


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