Monday, August 06, 2012

Groundbreaking for Boston Wharf Tower

The official groundbreaking for "Boston Wharf Tower" at 319 A st. was last week. Nice to see a residential project being started.  Hopefully there's a lot more to come.

In this short video the City of Boston posted, the developer talks about how it was "the creativity and entrepreneurship that's happening in the neighborhood" that attracted him to Fort Point:




The Globe has coverage here:
http://www.boston.com/realestate/news/articles/2012/07/27/developer_begins_build_micro_housing_in_seaport/

...With units as small as 450 square feet, the apartments fit Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s call for more affordable housing in the district for young professionals who want to live near work and social attractions.

“From the very start of our plan for the waterfront and Fort Point Channel, we knew housing would be a crucial part of the equation,” Menino said Thursday during a ceremonial ground-breaking at that $100 million Boston Wharf Tower. “This project will help turn this neighborhood into a vibrant, 24-hour mixed-use community.

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