Wednesday, January 19, 2022

12 Farnsworth Conversion To Life Sciences Public Meeting

updated 01/19/22 with Abutters Meeting presentation 
updated 1/13/22 with ZBA Appeal Tracker and hearing date of February 15th.
updated 1/10/22 with link to meeting broadcast and confirmation that Flour Bakery remains. 

There will be a City of Boston Abutters Meeting for proposed changes to 12 - 22 Farnsworth (most popularly known as the building housing Flour Bakery) on: 

Monday, January 10, 2022
6:30 pm
View Meeting Broadcast via Facebook
View Meeting Presentation

In the last quarter of 2021,12 Farnsworth, a six story 59,146-square-foot office/retail property, and adjacent parking lot (11 Sleeper St) sold to San Diego-based Phase 3 Real Estate Partners who plans to convert the office building to Life Sciences labs and offices. 

The proposal includes additional roof mechanical equipment related to Life Sciences and slight changes to loading dock, utility upgrades, interior renovations to floors 2 through 6. The restaurant space, Flour Bakery, will remain. 

The site is subject to Groundwater Trust Overlay District and Land Subject to Coastal Storm Flowage under Boston Wetlands Protection Ordinance administered by the Boston Conservation Commission and is within the Coastal Flood Resilience Overlay District. 

To track the status, use the ZBA Appeal Tracker, which shows a Zoning Board of Appeal Date of February, 15, 2022.

On a related note, 11 Sleeper Street will be in front of the Fort Point Landmark District Commission at their January 13, 2022 public meeting for the replacement of the existing transformer and concrete pad.12 Farnsworth presented at Landmarks in September of 2021.

12 Farnsworth Street

For more information or questions regarding the Jan 10th Abutters Meeting, please contact:
Haley Dillon
Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services

originally published 1.6.22

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