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historic preservation

215 petitions

Update posted 2 days ago

Petition to Mayor Martin Walsh, Joshua McFadden, Boston Zoning Board of Appeals, Tim Czerwienski, Reay Pannesi

STOP 125 Warren Street Roxbury, MA

The Tommy's Rock Neighborhood Association (TRNA) stands in opposition to a proposed development at 125 Warren Street on the corner of Warren, Regent, and St. James Streets, next to the Boys and Girls Club. The overdevelopment of Roxbury is destroying the history and integrity of this diverse African-American community. We seek your support in stopping this destructive project. Please sign and leave a comment to go to the mayor and other decision makers. 125 Warren Street (which is directly across from a similarly tall and dense proposed development at 124 Warren Street) towers over existing homes - many historic homes. It also brings excessive density to the neighborhood, with the density at 2.9, 50% over the zoning limit. 125 Warren will create problems with parking, safety, and traffic. No infrastructure improvements are included in the plans for this development. This monolithic project is priced so that less that 16% of Roxbury residents can afford these units. This project does not provide housing for existing residents and will cause gentrification and displacement in Tommy's Rock and Roxbury. 125 Warren Street is part of a pattern of gentrification and overdevelopment in historic Roxbury. There are two related projects right opposite each other on Warren Street that exemplify the overdevelopment and gentrification occurring in our neighborhood: 124 Warren Street, next to the historic Warren House in the Historic Moreland Street neighborhood, and 125 Warren Street in the Tommy's Rock neighborhood. Both of these projects will require zoning variances and approvals. The Tommy's Rock Neighborhood Association asks you to join them in making known your opposition to 125 Warren Street and to the gentrification of Roxbury and the displacement of Roxbury residents. 

Rita Poussaint Nethersole
123 supporters
Update posted 2 days ago

Petition to Lenny Curry, Anna Lopez Brosche

Protect Southern History in Jacksonville

Mayor Curry and President Broche - Please don't kowtow to the Anti-American, Anti-Veteran hate groups that want to erase our history.  Please say 'enough is enough' and do what Hillsborough County is doing - pass a protection ordinance protecting memorials TO ALL VETERANS OF ALL WARS in Jacksonville. Background:The Extreme Left including the "Occupy", the Uhuru Movement, the New Black Panther Party, and other borderline domestic terrorist organizations like Anti-Fa and Black Lives Matter have been successful using civil disobedience, bullying and lies in New Orleans and Gainesville, FL to coerce government officials to eradicate historical veterans memorials them from history.   The beautiful memorial to Gen. Robert E. Lee is in a scrap pile in New Orleans after being shockingly removed in the wee hours despite the public's wishes.  The same thing is has happened Orlando and Gainesville. Their next targets are WWI memorials in New Orleans and in Walton County, FL. They now have turned their attention to Jacksonville and have declared war on Robert E. Lee High School, Jefferson Davis Middle School, Kirby Smith Middle School and J.E.B. Stewart Middle School, as well  the Ladies Memorial in Confederate Park, Confederate Park and all other monuments including Hemming Plaza.  Their stated goal is to obliterate Jacksonville's history from 1860-1950. Using #fakeracism to divide us along color lines - they trump up 'white guilt' and exploit well-meaning black Southerners as pawns in their war on American History. Their attacks are divisive and hurtful to many, especially for these who's family members the observances commemorate.  They are also hurtful to family and friends of those who attended or worked at the targeted schools.   And because these are attacks on American Veterans, most veterans find the attacks offensive as well.  They realize that blaming a veteran for an unpopular war is a slippery slope and that all wars are offensive to someone. But these hate groups are INTOLERANT of ANY views but theirs everything they label offensive has GOT TO GO! If you don't agree with them...sign this petition and also join the fight by joining Save Southern Heritage  - FL at www.sshfl.org   We were victorious in protecting Tampa's historical Confederate Veterans memorial and, with your help, we will win in Jacksonville! -Together we can -Save Southern Heritage - FL ____________________________ About us: SAVE SOUTHERN HERITAGE Inc. is a 501 c (4) public welfare corporation that educates & advocates on behalf of Southern Heritage & History. It was started in 2015 in response to the knee-jerk Anti-Southern institutionalized bullying and “Erase-ism” levied against the people of South Carolina by Governor Nikki Haley, after she broke all previous agreements about how South Carolina’s historical veterans and their symbols should be treated and respected. SSH FL does not condone racism and as such we do not support any group or person that does. We respect the rights and privileges of all as bestowed on them by their creator and expect those in our association to respect and treat others as they themselves would wish to be treated. The Florida branch was activated in mid-January 2016, in response to three initiatives in the Florida Legislature that are part of a hate campaign led by Anti-American extremists, who refuse to respect the various cultures that make up the fabric of Florida’s society. Since that time, it has grown in membership and has been active in Heritage battles throughout Florida including the “We’ll Remember in November Campaign” that resulted in #heritagehater candidates loosing elections in Florida and saving the Confederate Veteran War Memorial in downtown Tampa.  More info: www.sshfl.org    

Save Southern Heritage - FL
8,637 supporters