134-138 BABCOCK PLACE

Project Name: Babcock Place
Applicant:   Babcock Place, LLC (Samuel Slater)
Initial Proposal:  62 rental residential units, 31 parking spaces

At this time, no permit has been granted for the proposal. If you have any questions, please contact the Planning Department at (617) 730-2130 or Senior Planner Maria Morelli at mmorelli@brooklinema.gov.

KEY DATES
NOTE: The official mechanism for notification in accordance with the Open Meeting Law is the Town Calendar not this web page. 

November 2016: The applicant has submitted their Site Approval Application to MassHousing
January 20, 2017: The Town submitted their comments to MassHousing. Letter Here
March 15, 2017: The Applicant submitted ZBA application for a Comprehensive Permit
April 13, 2017: ZBA Public Hearing is opened and continued (no Board Discussion or Testimony)
May 10, 2017: ZBA Hearing: Administrative details, Application overview, Chapter 40B overview
June 21, 2017:  Continued to July 24. No Board discussion.
July 24, 2017: Testimony from staff, boards, commissions
August 23, 2017: Testimony from architecture, traffic, parking peer reviewers
October 2, 2017: Review revised plans in response to ZBA charge. Plans here. ZBA Presentation HERE
November 6, 2017: Continued to November 8, 2017--no discussion
November 8, 2017: Continued to November 27, 2017--no discussion
November 27, 2017 (7:45 pm) : Revised plans (architecture only) and peer review

Scheduled to close hearing: December 11, 2017


Town Response to MassHousing: Letter Here - 1.20.17

Additional Letters submitted to MassHousing in addition to above letter:
PowerPoint Presentation on Trees
John R. Anderson, MD and Jodie Manasevit

ZBA APPLICATION AND DOCUMENTS (Comprehensive Permit)

Plans Submitted with ZBA Application:
Plans submitted on 7-19-2017 in response to application completeness: here

Plans submitted on 9-26-2017 in response to ZBA charge for review at hearing on 10-2-2017: here



Amendment to Traffic Study Auto Turn - August 11, 2017

Site Control - Amendment to P&S (August 16, 2017)

Parking Needs at 118-130 Babcock [120 Babcock], per ZBA request - August 23, 2017

3D Model (SketchUp)- August 2017: Please contact the Planning Dept

PLANS SUBMITTED NOVEMBER 15-17, 2017

Architecture
Stormwater, Foundation, Geotechnical
Landscaping 
Traffic / Parking 
Trash / Recycling

Preliminary Building Code Analysis
3D Model: Please contact the Planning Department

INDEPENDENT TECHNICAL PEER REVIEWS

Site/Building Design
August 23, 2017 Presentation
October 2, 2017 - Presentation

Traffic
Report to ZBA - August 23, 2017

Parking
Report to ZBA - August 23, 2017 - revised

LETTERS TO ZBA

From the Applicant

From Staff, Boards, Commissions
Planning Department: Question of New Nonconformities at 120 Babcock 
Police Department Comments - July 20, 2017
Fire Department - July 20, 2017
Peter Ditto (DPW) - July 21, 2017 - Stormwater
Planning Board - July 23, 2017
Preservation Commission - April 2017

From the Public
Edward and Kimiko Yee - May 4, 2017
Stedman Street residents - May 9, 2017
Abby Cox (18 Osborne Road)(TMM-8) - May 9, 2017
Jim and Clara Batchelor (29 Manchester Road) - May 10, 2017
Carrie Staff et al - May 31, 2017
Linda Olson Pehlke, TMM Pct. 2 - June 13, 2017
Yukiko Ueno Egozy (34 Manchester Road) - July, 10,2017
Rob Sherry (235 Freeman Street) - July 7, 2017
Marla Zucker (229-5 Freeman Street) - July 10, 2017
TMM Pct. 2 & 8
Marilyn Daniels and Sylvia Zack (12 Manchester Road) - July 11, 2017
Jodie Manasevit (119 Stedman Street) - July 11, 2017
Gina Crandell, TMM 8 & David Roochnik (117 Stedman Street) - July 12, 2017
Kerry Loughman& Kal Zabarsky (4 Stedman Street) - July 12, 2017
David & Melissa Trevvett (177 Babcock Street) - July 13, 2017
Drs. Christine M. and Brian B. Goldman (121 Stedman Street) - July 13, 2017
Cynthia Lee (191 Babcock Street) - July 13, 2017
Janet McIntosh and Thomas Jehn (177 Babcock St. #3) - July 13, 2017
Carrie & Guy Staff (123 Stedman Street) - July 11, 2017

Letter to Planning Board - Gina Crandell & David Roochnik (117 Stedman Street)
John Anderson & Jodie Manasevit (119 Stedman Street); Christine & Brian Goldman
(121 Stedman Street); Carrie & Guy Staff (123 Stedman Street)


Gina Crandell, TMM8, and David Roochnik (117 Stedman Street) - July 17, 2017
John Anderson (119 Stedman Street) - July 18, 2017
Janice Dolnick and Joe Meyer (104 Babcock Street apt 1) - July 19. 2017

Greta Fox (125 Stedman Street) - July 20, 2017
Kalman Zabarsky - July 20, 2017

Jodie Mansavet (119 Stedman Street) - July 20, 2017
Cathy Kaplan - July 24, 2017

Diana Spiegel - July 24, 2017
Daniel Hill, Esq. on behalf of abutters - July 24, 2017
Daniel Hill, Esq. on behalf of abutters - August 16, 2017
Daniel Hill, Esq. on behalf of abutters - August 2,3 2017

Greta Fox (125 Stedman Street) - September 28, 2017

Hadassah Margolis (24 Stedman Street) - September 28, 2017
Joyce Jozwicki TMM 9 - September 28, 2017
Judith Vanderkay TMM 9 - September 28, 2017
Marilyn Daniels & Sylvia Zack (12 Manchester Street) - September 28, 2017
Rob Sherry (235-1 Freeman Street) - September 28, 2017

Brian Goldman (121 Stedman Street) - October 2, 2017

David Roochnik (117 Stedman Street) - October 2, 2017
Gina Crandell (117 Stedman Street) - October 2, 2017
Jodi Manasevit (119 Stedman Street) - October 2, 2017
John Anderson (119 Stedman Street) - October 2, 2017
Carrie & Guy Staff (123 Stedman Street) - October 2, 2017
Jessica Stokes (9 Auburn Place) - October 2, 2017
Gina Crandell TMM8 - October 6, 2017
Gina Crandell & David Roochnik (117 Stedman Street) - October 6, 2017
Jane Piercy (8 Still Street) - October 13, 2017
Neighborhood Petition - October 19, 2017
John Robert Anderson (119 Stedman Street) - October 19, 2017
John Robert Anderson (119 Stedman Street) - October 23, 2017
David Roochnik (117 Stedman Street)- November 20, 2017
Eran Egozy (34 Manchester Road) - November 21, 2017

PRESENTATIONS
May 10, 2017 - Applicant's overview of proposal
July 13, 2017 - Planning Department's presentation to Planning Board
July 24, 2017 - Planning Board presentation to ZBA
August 23, 2017 Presentation - Cliff Boehmer, Arch Peer Reviewer
October 2, 2017 Presentation - Cliff Boehmer, Arch Peer Reviewer
October 2, 2017 Presentation - Peter Bartash, Project Architect

TRANSCRIPTS
Transcripts are available two weeks after a hearing. All hearings are streamed live and video later archived via Brookline Interactive Group.

May 10, 2017 Hearing: Applicant's overview of plans
July 24, 2017 Hearing: Planning Dept presentation on behalf of Planning Board
August 23, 2017 Hearing: Testimony from traffic, parking, urban design peer reviewers
October 2, 2017 Hearing: Applicant's presentation of new design