New Russia Wharf housing and office space development, on new Rose Kennedy Gaeenway
More redevelopment is planned down on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, including this $300 million project, a mixture of office, retail, and residential space.
Russia Wharf is that block where the model shipbuilder store used to be, which you may have never noticed because you’ve always been stuck in traffic down there. It’s also next to the Federal Reserve, and the new Intercontinental condos.
By Thomas C. Palmer Jr., Boston Globe
Equity Office will bring the city a proposal to change its already approved plans in the next 10 days or so. That could include as many as 150 more condominiums, in addition to the 50 previously proposed.
But there will be no change in the commitment to create space accessible to the public, she said. A restaurant along the Harborwalk, on the Fort Point Channel side, and an outdoor plaza on the water remain in the plan, Suydam said, and even a proposed jazz club may survive.
In addition, Equity Office is proposing a ”new town square” in an atrium for public gatherings, and a multimedia show focused on the city, along the lines of the ”Where’s Boston?” presentation that was popular with visitors and residents in the 1970s and ’80s.
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