Mission Hill Infill and Small Developments

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Wentworth Institute of Technology to Build New Athletic Field Facility

BOSTONMassDevelopment has issued a $50 million tax-exempt bond on behalf of Wentworth Institute of Technology, which will use proceeds to fund the construction of a new athletic complex on Parker Street in Boston’s Mission Hill neighborhood. The complex will include a playing field built atop an approximately 50,000-square-foot single-story, partially below-grade parking structure containing approximately 330 parking spaces, as well as ancillary structures to house athletic support spaces. The school will also use bond proceeds to restore the exterior of two existing historical breweries located on the property. TD Bank purchased the bond.
https://bostonrealestatetimes.com/w...hnology-to-build-new-athletic-field-facility/
 

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Oh my God. We're going to fill in the massive gap on Huntington created by the existing field, and get rid of a massive surface parking lot at the same time!?!?!
 

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1) Why isn’t there a baseball diamond in that rendering?
2) That lot is a 3 minute walk to Roxbury Crossing. 1000 people could live there.
3) Just get rid of the soccer team altogether. Or buy them a patch of dirt in the burbs. Nobody on the Division III Wentworth Leopards is going pro.
 

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^^I think its interesting they are stabilizing but not using the historic brewery buildings. It sounds like an expensive punt and 20 years from now they will just VE the soccer team or just buy them a bus.
 

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Quick tour of some new construction:
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Didn‘t realize until looking it up that these two on Terrace St are meant to affordable artist’s condos- pretty cool. No idea if they’re open yet though
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This one also on Terrace is luxury condos- 2 bed 2 bath on sale for almost a million dollars. Also has commercial space on the second floor which is interesting. Wish they would bury the power lines with all the residential development coming to Terrace St.
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I like the facade of this one on Burney St a lot- the entryway in particular is fun.
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Finally, a classic triple decker infill on Parker looks like it’s getting close to being done.
 

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These are all somehow contextual, nice, and diverse. The red brick one is one of the strangest new buildings I’ve seen in a while. And yes, they should bury the power lines.
Yeah, although the wooden one is pretty funky, too. I actually think I might like them - at least they are something different. Been a while since I've had an excuse to go over to Mission Hill, maybe I need to hit up the Boston Building Resource for some copper weather stripping and chains to finish my last 2 window rebuilds as an excuse to check things out.
 

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Approved

110-128R terrace st


The Proposal is for a six story, approximately 85,147 square SF/FAR residential structure with ground floor retail and 32 below grade parking spaces. The Project will require the demolition of existing commercial auto repair buildings and three residential structures. The residential program will consist of a total of 79 apartment units including 14 affordable. Unit types include traditional one, two and three-bedroom flats, studio and micro units, and two and three bedroom duplexes on the upper floors.

https://www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/110-128r-terrace-street
 

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Could be a big win if the building materials are high quality - especially the brick work. Even has cornices! I was also pretty confused on the existing 3 residential buildings as from the street it looks like only two, but, I think the third is hidden behind the further building on the lot, as I must think they won't be tearing down pretty new building right next to it. Kind of interesting to see stuff like this getting built on the back side of the hill.
 

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