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HelloBostonHi

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So this is the exact opposite of a future development chart... but check out the new Leventhal Atlasscope Mapping app! They've scanned and posted all of their maps online to show an overlay. “With AtlasScope, we identified 100 of the most important atlases within Boston and its immediate neighbors. There are atlases for all over the state, but we decided to focus on Boston property and the near suburbs and within the times where we know we have the copyright.”

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Similarly, www.mapjunction.com has some incredibly detailed history of Boston
 

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10.28.20 - Also not sure where to place this but interesting, nonetheless. Haven't seen this anywhere but I could have missed it. #bancars among most will appreciate.

 

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Does anybody know how many bay village/back bay/downtown crossing buildings are currently owned by developers who have yet to submit proposals for redevelopment?
 

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BBJ: Boston officials signed off on $8.5B in development in 2020

Aside from a month-by-month highlight of major projects, there’s this nice summary in the article:

The BPDA approved a combined 15.8 million square feet in 2020, including 10,123 residential units — of which 2,826 are income-restricted — representing a combined development value of more than $8.5 billion.
IF developers succeed at delivering the 10,123 residential units approved in 2020 and the units house an average 2.1 persons each (roughly average Boston household size today), Boston would not only be on track for fulfilling its housing goals but also house an additional 21,500 people. And if the BPDA/City maintain the same rate of new development approval, Boston could, therefore, double the number of new residents it saw during the last decade, eclipsing its 801,444 population record some time around 2026-2027. Here’s hoping everyone keeps it up!
 

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BBJ: Boston officials signed off on $8.5B in development in 2020

Aside from a month-by-month highlight of major projects, there’s this nice summary in the article:



IF developers succeed at delivering the 10,123 residential units approved in 2020 and the units house an average 2.1 persons each (roughly average Boston household size today), Boston would not only be on track for fulfilling its housing goals but also house an additional 21,500 people. And if the BPDA/City maintain the same rate of new development approval, Boston could, therefore, double the number of new residents it saw during the last decade, eclipsing its 801,444 population record some time around 2026-2027. Here’s hoping everyone keeps it up!
Due to the changing dynamics and demographics post-pandemic, I think this will happen, not because of government edict, but because of market demand. Office towers are going to be taking a back seat to massive residential towers - - mainly catering to the rich or semi-rich, with government edict set-asides for some affordable.

Pre-2014, how many 25+ story residential towers was Boston seeing? How many since then? And the momentum is building.
 
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