108 Centre Street

Project Name: 108 Centre Street

  • Initial Proposal:  54 age-restricted (62+ yrs) residential rental units (six stories of residential over ground floor community space (5000 sf) for total of seven stories; 100% affordable; no parking spaces
  • Applicant: Hebrew Senior Life Inc.
  • Location: 108 Centre Street
  • Status: ZBA APPLICATION submitted June 4, 2021
  • Staff Contact: Maria Morelli, Senior Planner, mmorelli@brooklinema.gov
  • Submitting Comments: Submit comments to ZBA at mmorelli@brooklinema.gov.. Public comment at public hearings is scheduled at the discretion of the ZBA.

ZBA APPLICATION

KEY DATES:  The official mechanism for notification in accordance with the Open Meeting Law is the Town Calendar not this web page. Visit the Town Calendar for hearing agendas under Board of Appeals. Hearings are held virtually via Zoom.  The Agenda has the Zoom link and information for attending Virtual Public Hearings and providing public comment.

Hearings for 108 Centre will be broadcast live on local cable stations via Brookline Interactive Group. Transcripts (two weeks after hearing) and video recordings (1-2 days) are available under TRANSCRIPTS below. 

  • June 4, 2021: ZBA Application Submitted to Town
  • July 12, 2021: Hearing opening
  • July 27, 2021 at 8:30 am: ZBA Site Visit at 108 Centre (public invited to observe - no testimony taken)
  • August 30, 2021 at 7 pm: Hearing (arch peer review) - CONTINUED TO 9/20/2021
  • September 20, 2021 at 7 pm (arch peer review)
  • October 20, 2021 at 7 pm (traffic/parking peer review)
  • November 3, 2021 at 7 pm: Revised plans
  • November 22, 2021
  • Sat January 8, 2022: Original 180-Day Deadline to close hearing

Hearing Materials

October 20, 2021: Traffic-Parking peer review; possible revised arch plans

1 - TRAFFIC, PARKING PEER REVIEW

2 - APPLICANT MATERIALS

3 - DESIGN PEER REVIEW

September 20, 2021: Design peer review

July 12, 2021: Applicant presents plans

  • See APPLICANT MATERIALS - June 4, 2021

Applicant Materials

ZBA APPLICATION SUBMITTED: June 4, 2021

July 30, 2021

September 14-27, 2021

October 19, 2021 

Peer Review Reports

DESIGN PEER REVIEW

TRAFFIC AND PARKING PEER REVIEW

Reports from Town Departments and Boards

Health Department

Public Works: Engineering, Water-Sewer, Conservation

Transportation Board (10/20/2021 Hearing)

Public Comment

Transcripts and Video Recordings

Project Eligibility (PEL) Stage: Prior to ZBA Application


Proposal: 54 age-restricted (62+ yrs) residential rental units; 100% affordable; no parking spaces

  • Submit comments for Town's Letter on PEL to Alison Steinfeld, Planning Director: asteinfeld@brooklinema.gov
  • Date of Select Board Hearing: May 11, 2021 (see Town Calendar for Zoom Link)
  • Notice of Hearing to Abutters

PEL APPLICATION