230 Waterman Street

11/10/2021 Update

The development team returns to the CPC on Tuesday, November 16. Instructions for the hybrid meeting are on the agenda.

You can review the updated plans here.


8/25/21 Update

At the August City Plan Commission hearing, the major land development project at 230 Waterman was continued until the September 28 meeting. Minor changes to the facade have been made since the developer and architect Eric Zuena of ZDS presented to PPS and Wayland Square neighbors in July. Concerns from the community revolve around size of the project (which is seeking an adjustment for a 5th story), parking, and design.


8/18/2021 Update

At last night’s City Plan Commission hearing, the major land development project at 230 Waterman was continued until the September 28 meeting. Minor changes to the facade had been made since the developer and architect Eric Zuena of ZDS presented to PPS and Wayland Square neighbors in July. Concerns from the community revolve around size of the project (which is seeking an adjustment for a 5th story), parking, and design. PPS’ comment letter suggesting reuse of the existing late Victorian house can be found below.

Check out PBN’s recent article on the proposed development here.


7/26/21 Update:

The 230 Waterman proposal was pulled from the July CPC agenda, apparently out of an abundance of caution over a noticing issue. We hope that this delay gives the development team the opportunity to digest PPS’ comments following a PAR review in mid-July and prior to their August CPC appearance. You can read our letter here. We remain unconvinced that the site plan and new construction cannot incorporate the existing 1892 corner structure (formerly the Monahan Drabble & Sherman Funeral Home).


7/20/21 Update:

At the request of the applicant, this item has been continued to the August 17 meeting of the City Plan Commission.


7/14/2021:

The July 20 CPC agenda includes a public information meeting for a major land development project at the former funeral home property at 230 Waterman. The proposal includes demolition of the existing 1892 building (unprotected because it is not part of a local historic district) and construction of a five-story mixed use building. The developer is seeking two dimensional adjustments for height and parking. Our Planning & Architectural Review Committee is reviewing the project this week, and PPS will issue a statement prior to the CPC hearing.

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