Couldn't agree more. A concerted effort to add density and a little height to the main corridors outside the core (Washington, Centre, Columbus, and Hyde Park in particular) would do more long-term good for Boston than any downtown skyscraper project ever could. So the question is how do we incentivize this from a policy perspective?The what's needs to happen to all the 1-2 story commercial buildings that line the main streets in Boston's neighborhoods.
https://www.dotnews.com/2018/developer-eyes-tall-towers-morrissey-siteThe owners of the former Channel 56 property on Morrissey Boulevard are weighing the concept of razing the old television studio building and erecting two towers housing 758 apartments in its place. The buildings — if the plan proceeds— would add a dramatic new look to the Dorchester skyline, rising 22 stories and 25 stories in height respectively, over the Southeast Expressway.