Topic: Thayer Street

More public seating areas and green spaces are two major installments of the Thayer Street redevelopment project. The redesigned commercial district will also feature bicycle parking and tree improvements.

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Paxson, Taveras to launch new Thayer St. rollout

September 4, 2014 1 comment

President Paxson and Mayor Taveras will cut a ribbon to symbolize the official opening of the “new and improved” Thayer Street commercial district Sept. 28.

Thayer plan calls for changes in streetscape

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Thayer plan calls for changes in streetscape

March 11, 2014 1 comment

The plan includes just over five pages of action items for the next two years, some of which already have funding and will begin development this summer.

Ben and Jerry’s has relocated to a more visible and accessible location on Thayer. The changes currently happening on Thayer are unrelated to a developing plan that will more broadly revamp the Thayer Street area.

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Construction, relocations, vacancies change Thayer’s landscape

October 3, 2013 2 comments

Construction of luxury apartments has displaced some Thayer businesses but vacancies remain.

Current regulations are poorly understood, but officials have not yet determined how best to address the rising popularity of hookah bars — and their possible connection to recent increases in crime.

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Officials look to clarify tobacco regulations in hookah bars

September 19, 2013 1 comment

The institutions attract a younger demographic and have been criticized by communiy organizations.

A major effort brought forth by city departments, consulting firms and the public would revamp parking, public transit and aesthetics on the city’s popular Thayer Street. Herald file photo.

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Committee reimagines Thayer Street

September 13, 2013 0 comments

The group’s ideas for improvements address parking, public transit and beautification.

Initiatives aimed to up safety on Thayer

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Initiatives aimed to up safety on Thayer

September 13, 2013 0 comments

TSDMA considering installation of surveillance cameras amid evidence of gang activity.

New landscaping and greater variation of businesses including a hotel are among the changes Thayer Street stakeholders are considering in their effort to spruce up the well-known street.

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Construction may bring hotel, landscaping

September 13, 2013 0 comments

Attendants of planning meeting stressed more variation of businesses on Thayer.

The current parking situation “obviously isn’t working,” said Robin Remy, executive director of the Thayer Street District Management Authority. The Planning Study is currently in the process of resolving the parking issues.

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Thayer to receive parking improvements

September 13, 2013 0 comments

Many of the inconsistent parking areas and parking rules will be changed in future proposals.