The Globe is reporting today that The Animal Rescue League of Boston issued a seven-page proposal last month soliciting developers to build a state-of-the-art facility at its 10 Chandler St. home.
The chosen developer must include: office and veterinary space, animal housing (cages), canine exercise space, and 50 parking spaces below ground. The league’s facilities would be at the lower levels, with the residential units above.
Although some people might be concerned over noise and smells from the shelter / medical space, I don’t think it will be too much of a problem. Hey, if people are willing to live near or above the Mass Pike, or near or above the Big Dig, or near or above a subway line, why would they be against this?
The group wants about 30,000 square feet on the first floor, 9,000 on the second floor, 25 underground parking spaces for staff and 25 for visitors, and 5,000 square feet of outdoor space for dogs to frolic.
Part of the garage space must be “for loading an ambulance service,” the request states, but it notes that “ambulances do not use sirens.”
The area is zoned for a seven-floor building.
Source: Animal league floats an idea and hopes a developer bites – By Thomas C. Palmer Jr., The Boston Globe
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