21 Crown 40B


SUMMARY OF KEY DATES


February 19, 2015: Applicant submits PEL application to MassHousing.

April 1, 2015
: Town submits response to MassHousing.

April 9, 2015:
MassHousing issues Project Eligibility Letter (which deems the site appropriate for the project and enables proponent to submit Comprehensive Permit Application to ZBA)

June 4, 2015:
Applicant, 21 Crown LLC, presents revised plan to Planning Board and public. (Note: This is not a submission of the application to ZBA.)

July 8, 2015: Planning Board Design Team meeting at 7:30 pm in Room 103. Design Team discussion with development team on the proposed revised design the 40B project. Developer has not yet submitted plans to the ZBA. Open to the public.

September 3, 2015: Planning Board Design Team meeting at 7:30 pm in Room 111. Design Team discussion with development team on the proposed revised design the 40B project. Developer has not yet submitted plans to the ZBA. Open to the public. Presentation and Discussion Outline

November 13, 2015: Applicant submits Application for a M.G.L. c40B Comprehensive Permit. Full Application Materials

December 1, 2015: Joint Planning Board and Design Review Team meeting at 7:30 pm in Room 111 to consider applicant's option for an eight-unit townhouse configuration to amend ZBA application (see PLANS below).

February 4, 2016: Joint Planning Board and Design Review Team meeting at 7:30 pm in Room 111 to review latest plans for 8-unit townhouses and Planning Board letter to ZBA (see PLANS dated February 2, 2016 below).

February 23, 2016: ZBA Public Hearing opens at 7 pm in Selectmen's Hearing Room.

March 3, 2016: Project team scheduled to follow up with Planning Board, re design - 7:30 pm

March 8, 2016: ZBA Public Hearing (conditions, waivers, stormwater/traffic) - Tuesday at 7 pm in Rm 111

SUMMARY OF PROPOSAL
Proponent: Robert Basile, 21 Crown LLC
Address: 21 Crowninshield Road (S-7 Zoning District)
Lot size: 15,555 sf
20 rental units, 5 of which would be affordable housing
8 rental units, 2 of which would be affordable housing (townhouses)

ZBA DECISION
PLANS AND APPLICATIONS

Draft 1: PEL Submission
Draft 2: Revised May 28, 2015--prior to ZBA submission
Draft 3: July 8, 2015 - prior to ZBA submission
Draft 4: August 28, 2015 (dated) - prior to ZBA submission (rec'd August 25)
ZBA Submission: Full Application Materials (November 13, 2015)
Eight-Unit Townhouse Option: Plans, Statistics (drawings dated November 12, 2015)
ZBA Submission Revised: Full Application Materials (February 2, 2016) 30 MB
ZBA Submission Revised: Full Application Materials (February 17, 2016) 32 MB [Section 11: correct site plan included and more detailed landscape plans]

3D MODEL

Version: August 28, 2015
Selected Views (8 MB - PDF file)
Link to SketchUp file (28 MB) - SketchUp software is required to view model.

PHOTOS
Photographs of architecturals styles in Crowninshield LHD. (37 MB)

PRESENTATIONS AND MATERIALS TO ZBA

Public Hearing February 23, 2016
PRESENTATIONS AND CORRESPONDENCE

Crowninshield Neighborhood Steering Committee to Planning Board - June 4, 2015
Design Team Meeting Planning Department Overview - July 8, 2015
Proponent's Draft 3 Plans to Design Team - July 8, 2015 (see Draft 3 Plans above)
Letter to Developer from Planning Department - July 24, 2015
Memorandum to Design Team and Community from Planning Department - August 26, 2015
September 3, 2015 Design Meeting Outline
Planning's Design Recommendations - Presentation at September 3, 2015 Design Review Meeting
Design Comments to Design Team - Barbara Sherman, Neighborhood Representative - September 3, 2015
Design Comments to Design Team - David Jack, Neighborhood Representative - September 3, 2015
Recommended Design Changes Submitted to Project Team - September 16, 2015
Letter from Attorney Jay Talerman, re eight-unit townhouse option - November 30, 2015
Planning Department to Project Team - December 3, 2015

For more information, contact Planner Maria Morelli at mmorelli@brooklinema.gov or 617-730-2670.

DESIGN TEAM MEMBERS 

Linda Hamlin, Planning Board
Steve Heikin, Planning Board
Mark Zarrillo, Planning Board
Elton Elperin, Preservation Commission
David Jack, Neighborhood Representative
Barbara Sherman, Neighborhood Representative
Planning Department Staff: Polly Selkoe, Maria Morelli

DESIGN TEAM MEETING SUMMARIES

July 8, 2015
September 3, 2015
December 1, 2015

CONTACT
Maria Morelli, Planner
mmorelli@brooklinema.gov
617-730-2670