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Mixed-use plan near Center moves ahead; Atwood discussion continues

The Arlington Redevelopment Board on Oct. 25 supported an application for a mixed-use plan near the Center and continued two other matters.

Redevelopment Board logo, Jan. 23, 2013

 After discussion, the board approved, 4-0, the special permit to convert 455-457 Mass. Ave. (at Medford Street) to mixed use, by adding residential on the second floor.

The board discussed two concept plans for 833 Mass. Ave., the Atwood House, a deteriorated building of historic significance next to a CVS on Mass. Ave., and voted to continue the discussion Dec. 6.

The Chase Bank application to put a branch office at 645 Mass Ave., requested to be withdrawn without prejudice, was postponed to Nov. 1 in a 3-0 vote.

Read a summary of the meeting by Steve Revilak, who is a board member and provides his notes as a public service.

Watch the entire Oct. 25 board meeting on ACMi:




See Steve Revilak's Oct. 4 meeting summary


This news announcement was published Monday, Nov. 1, 2021.

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