Learn more about what is happening in our neighborhood

As an organization that cares about the neighborhoods surrounding the Common, Garden and Mall, we know it is important to understand the details concerning any proposed development in the area. We are providing the following information for your greater understanding.

There is a proposed development of the 29 Commonwealth Avenue Club, also known as Haddon Hall. The location is the tall building on the corner of Berkeley Street and Commonwealth Avenue. Haddon Hall has been an office building since the 1920’s with people there only during normal weekday business hours.

The new buyers of this building are proposing:

  • an 800-member for-profit private social club
  • a 17-room hotel
  • 356 bar and restaurant seats
  • a rooftop bar with amplified music until 11:00 pm
  • to eliminate existing parking on west side of Berkeley St. between the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Alley 423 for a loading zone and valet parking

If you want to register your opinion, you can write, fax or attend:

Letters to the Zoning Board of Appeals: Mail or fax to 617-635-2918 and addressed to:
Christine Araujo, Chairperson, c/o Matthew Fitzgerald, Zoning Board of Appeals,
1010 Massachusetts Avenue, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02118
Please use reference number BOA733841

Meeting: January 9, 2018, 11:00 am of the Zoning Board of Appeals, Room 801, Boston City Hall.