Cushing Village  Belmont, MA                                   Welcome to Cushing Village     PLANNING BOARD PRESENTATION ...
Cushing Village  Belmont, MA                                                                                Planning Board...
Cushing Village  Belmont, MA                                              Building Mass and Setback      The Hyland at Bel...
Cushing Village  Belmont, MA                                                           Massing at Neighbors               ...
Cushing Village  Belmont, MA                                                  Massing at Neighbors                        ...
Cushing Village  Belmont, MA                                                         Building Mass and Setback       The H...
Cushing Village  Belmont, MA                                                           Massing at Neighbors               ...
Cushing Village  Belmont, MA                                                Massing at Neighbors                          ...
Cushing Village  Belmont, MA                                        Building Mass and Setback      The Pomona on Horne Rd....
Cushing Village  Belmont, MA                                                           Massing at Neighbors               ...
Cushing Village  Belmont, MA                                                      Massing at Neighbors                    ...
Cushing Village  Belmont, MA                                              Building Mass and Setback            The Pomona ...
Cushing Village  Belmont, MA                                               Building Mass and Setback        The Winslow at...
Cushing Village  Belmont, MA                                                        Building Mass and Setback            T...
Cushing Village  Belmont, MA                                                                                     Key Point...
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  • Third Planning Board Hearing Cushing Village Belmont, MA

    1. 1. Cushing Village Belmont, MA Welcome to Cushing Village PLANNING BOARD PRESENTATION III Mar 27, 2012 1
    2. 2. Cushing Village Belmont, MA Planning Board Presentation 27 MAR 2012 Revised Residential Setbacks • We increased the stepping away from the residential district at the upper levels. • We deleted the highest level of the Hyland. • We will redesign the Hyland to respond better to abutting residential district. • We propose to make changes to the Pomona and the Winslow to reduce their visual mass. 2
    3. 3. Cushing Village Belmont, MA Building Mass and Setback The Hyland at Belmont St. Issues Too high; gives perception of five stories. Stepping back not sufficient; too much mass. Too much of a flat wall. Disliked aesthetics of the Hyland.- We will redesign using neighborhood forms and reduced massing. #569 Belmont St. 3
    4. 4. Cushing Village Belmont, MA Massing at Neighbors 50’ 569 Belmont St. 28’ 20’ SB PL Site Section - Proposed 20’ 12’ 12’ SB PL Site Section - Previous Locus 4
    5. 5. Cushing Village Belmont, MA Massing at Neighbors 16 Horne Rd. 20’ 12’ 12’ Rear Setbacks – Previous Rear Setbacks – Proposed 5
    6. 6. Cushing Village Belmont, MA Building Mass and Setback The Hyland on Horne Rd. Issues Remove highest level Insufficient Stepping #16 Horne Rd. 6
    7. 7. Cushing Village Belmont, MA Massing at Neighbors 16 Horne Rd. 61’ 47’ 26’ 20’ PL Site Section - Proposed 30’ 29’-34’ PL Site Section - Previous 7
    8. 8. Cushing Village Belmont, MA Massing at Neighbors 16 Horne Rd. Rear Setbacks – Previous Rear Setbacks – Proposed 8
    9. 9. Cushing Village Belmont, MA Building Mass and Setback The Pomona on Horne Rd. Issue Insufficient stepping at the 4th floor. 9
    10. 10. Cushing Village Belmont, MA Massing at Neighbors 13 Horne Rd. 50’ to 60’ 20’ SB PL Site Section - Proposed 45.5’ to 55.5’ 20’ SB PL Site Section - Previous Locus 10
    11. 11. Cushing Village Belmont, MA Massing at Neighbors 13 Horne Rd. 50’ 60’ Site Plan Detail – Proposed 45’ 55’ Site Plan Detail – Previous 11
    12. 12. Cushing Village Belmont, MA Building Mass and Setback The Pomona Redesign or remove tower. Lower parapet by approx. min 5’ Proposed Common St Elevation Issues Dislike tower. Too tall. Building too imposing. Previous Common St Elevation 12
    13. 13. Cushing Village Belmont, MA Building Mass and Setback The Winslow at Williston Rd. Issues 4th story at gable ends. Resolve awkward geometries and open flat roof. 13
    14. 14. Cushing Village Belmont, MA Building Mass and Setback The Winslow 11.5’ MIN PL Lower gable and reduce mass (both ends). Proposed Trapelo Rd Elevation 7.5’ MIN Issue PL No step down at gable end. (both ends) Previous Trapelo Rd Elevation 14
    15. 15. Cushing Village Belmont, MA Key Points to Note Steps ahead • Go through each building design to comply with setbacks proposed. • Revise the buildings aesthetically, especially the Hyland. • Revise the site plan to correspond to the revised buildings with an eye to delineating more civic space. • More on the Hyland… 15

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