Monday, January 14, 2008

Article on FBI Eyeing Fort Point

There's an article in the Globe about the FBI looking to build on the Post Office's land between A Street and the convention center. There have been rumors about this project since at least last spring and it looks like it's getting more serious:
FBI May Seek Move to S Boston

The last paragraph of the article shows a clear lack of understanding of the project or the neighborhood as it talks about the fact that it could "help accelerate development of a neighborhood". A 270,000 square foot, highly-secure office building is likely to do nothing but discourage further development towards a vibrant, mixed-use neighborhood. What developer is going to want to put together a project next to something like this:




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