Briscoe Village for Living & the Arts (BVLA)

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What other questions and suggestions do you have about this project?

I love that the intention is to create a multigenerational space. Will it also be multicultural in the demographics of who will live and work there?

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Since 1926, Briscoe has been part of Beverly; we want to preserve the building and community memory as well. What is your favorite Briscoe memory?

It’s too bad that this project could not include the ever increasing need of housing for special needs adults as well. Or that we are not nearly as progressive in meeting this need as our counterparts... Read more...

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Since 1926, Briscoe has been part of Beverly; we want to preserve the building and community memory as well. What is your favorite Briscoe memory?

I have only lived in Beverly for the last 12 years and have always loved architecture of Briscoe.

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Which of the following benefits of this project are you most excited about?

Restoration of the historic theater

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Have you considered including a theatre group "in-residence" for the theatre? They could help with the management of the theatre, scheduling performances, etc. I know a local community theatre group... Read more...

What other questions and suggestions do you have about this project?

What do you consider affordable? How will you be determining who is eligible to live there?

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Yeah, what is affordable? Interested in senior housing/HUD eligible.<br>Take a look at 4Life in Brookline, several properties, some with meals and activities, all affordable for seniors who live in the... Read more...

What other questions and suggestions do you have about this project?

How many units will there be and will they be affordable?

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The idea that there will be services available to seniors is a gift and well needed.Thank you for offering a much needed service.

Since 1926, Briscoe has been part of Beverly; we want to preserve the building and community memory as well. What is your favorite Briscoe memory?

My late husband attended school there.

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Since 1926, Briscoe has been part of Beverly; we want to preserve the building and community memory as well. What is your favorite Briscoe memory?

Will this be pet friendly? Thank you!!

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Since 1926, Briscoe has been part of Beverly; we want to preserve the building and community memory as well. What is your favorite Briscoe memory?

I don’t have one. I did not grow up in Beverly.

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I am excited about the project and glad the beautiful building will be preserved.

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Which of the following benefits of this project are you most excited about?

Live/work studios with preference for artists

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I actually love all part of the concept: the affordable senior housing, the live/work studios for artists, the restoration of the beautiful, historic theatre and all the open green space surrounding the... Read more...

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What other questions and suggestions do you have about this project?

Have you considered having a theatre group in residence. They could help with the management and outreach to local community theatre groups who are always seeking an affordable performance space.

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North Shore Players is a local, volunteer community theatre group that has been in this area, encouraging North Shore Players to find their voices on-stage since 1956. We'd love the opportunity to use... Read more...

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Since 1926, Briscoe has been part of Beverly; we want to preserve the building and community memory as well. What is your favorite Briscoe memory?

I am a recent resident of Beverly, and when I moved here, my children were grown, so I have no memories myself of Briscoe. However, I work at a local non-profit and I have an interest in Beverly, so I... Read more...

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sorry, somehow I misstyped. I have an interest, not just in Beverly, but in Beverly HISTORY, that is how I know how important Briscoe is to the heart and minds of Beverly.

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