Author: Boston Redevelopment Authority
Title: Application for loan and grant, part i: final project no. Mass. R-24: Washington park urban renewal area (Volume Pt.2)
Subject (keywords, tags): Boston (Mass.). City Council; Boston Redevelopment Authority; Housing; Area measurement; Buildings;
...a loan/grant application submitted to the US Urban Renewal Administration seeking funds for an urban renewal project in the Washington Park area of Boston's Roxbury neighborhood; includes: boundary description, description of condition of the area and it's buildings, data on clearance and conservation with area measurement in acres, environmental deficiences (overcrowding, obsolete buildings, street problems, inadequate utilities and public facilities, etc.), acquisition of specific properties, two copies of the urban renewal plan for the area, a report on planning proposals, a report on minority group considerations, appraisals of parcels to be taken, a relocation program for displaced persons and businesses, availability of mortgage financing, tax provisions, restrictive covenants, cost estimates, City Council and BRA resolutions, opinion of counsel, Mayor's approval, a cooperation agreement, notice of public hearing with excerpts from the hearing, an explanation of the BRA's solution to questions raised by the US Housing and Home Finance Agency (HHFA) and other supporting information; also includes eleven maps with the following titles: 1) Property Map, 2) Proposed Land Use Plan, 3) Zone District Changes Plan, 4) Proposed Treatment Section Boundaries, 5) Buildings with Deficiences, 6) Building Condition, 7) Existing Land Use, 8) Existing Zoning, 9) Proposed Zoning Plan, 10) Preliminary Land Use Plan and 11) Preliminary Circulation Plan; two 1965 amendments are also kept on this number; copies of this item were in the BRA collection..
Contributor: Boston Public Library
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