Interior Finishing Nearly Complete for The Harvey
Interior finishing is wrapping up for Charlestown's newest luxury residential project, The Harvey. The 177 unit project is expected to welcome first residents in mid-August. Units at The Harvey range in size from studios at 475 square feet starting at $2215 per month up to 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom homes featuring over 1,000 square feet of living space renting for over $4,000 per month. Resident amenities include an outdoor courtyard with city views, a fitness/yoga studio, a social lounge, and a dog wash station. The Harvey is targeting LEED Platinum-certifiable.
Structural Steel Nearly Complete for 100 Hood Park Drive
Structural steel work is nearly complete for 100 Hood Park Drive in Charlestown. The project will include 990 parking spaces along with around 75,000 square feet of retail, lab and office space. 100 Hood Park Drive will be the first new parking garage in Charlestown in 30 years.
Facade Install is Underway for The Harvey (and Parts of it are Yellow)
Facade install has begun for The Harvey along Rutherford Avenue in the Hood Business Park in Charlestown. The building will be clad in terra-cotta colored rainscreen panels, including a sunny yellow on the interior courtyard facing section of the facade. Architects, CBT designed the building to both emulate the scale and proportion of the existing industrial structures along Rutherford Avenue while serving as a bold and inviting gateway to the revitalized Hood Business Park.
The six-story, 177-unit residential building will also feature 10,500 square feet of retail space and parking for 90 cars and 172 bicycles. Construction is expected to be complete later this year.
Framing Underway for 100 Hood Park Drive
Structural framing has started and the concrete core is in place for the upcoming mixed-use project at 100 Hood Park Drive in Charlestown. The new building will house 990 parking spaces along with 75,000 square feet of retail, office, and lab space. 100 Hood Park Drive is part of the 20 acre Hood Park redevelopment, just behind the upcoming luxury apartment building The Harvey, also under construction along Rutherford Avenue.
Window Install and Exterior Work Ongoing for The Harvey in Sullivan Square
Window installation and exterior work are ongoing for The Harvey along Rutherford Ave. just outside Sullivan Square in Charlestown. This upcoming 177 unit apartment building will also include over 10,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space and parking for 90 cars and 172 bikes. The Harvey is named for Harvey Perly Hood, founder of the H.P. Hood Dairy. This project and several others including 100 Hood Park Drive sit on the site of the former Hood Plant.
Site Work Underway for 100 Hood Park Drive
Initial Site work is underway for the upcoming retail/parking garage property in Hood Park in Charlestown. The building will feature parking for 990 cars along with 75,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The site, formerly a surface parking lot, is located behind 480 Rutherford Avenue, an upcoming 177 unit rental building under construction.
Building Permit Issued for Charlestown Development Project
A building permit has been issued for the project at 100 Hood Park Drive in Charlestown.
The project consists of a 990-car parking garage with approximately 75,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The proposed structure would be located at the 20-acre Hood Park development, behind a 177-unit residential apartment building with 10,500 square feet of ground-floor retail currently under construction at 480 Rutherford Avenue, replacing a surface parking lot. Each parking floor would be 60,000 square feet in size. Lab space could be located on the garage's second floor.
Framing Nearing Full Height at 480 Rutherford in Charlestown
Framing is reaching the sixth floor for the upcoming 177 unit building on Rutherford Avenue in Charlestown. The luxury building will feature a mix of studio, 1 and 2 bedroom units along with a courtyard with city views, fitness center, and dog wash station. The project will also include parking for 90 cars and 172 bikes.
Office and Lab Building Proposed at Hood ParkNew 13-story office and lab building proposed at 10 Stack Street. The new building will consist of 450,000 square feet of office & lab space, including 10,000 square feet of ground-floor retail, and two levels of below-grade parking totaling 150 parking spaces.10 Stack Street is part of the Hood Park Development in Charlestown, MA. The existing Hood Park is currently occupied by 443,000 square feet of existing structures, including the new campus of Cambridge College, and will ultimately contain nearly 1.2 million square feet of gross floor area and over 1,800 parking spaces.
Construction ongoing at 480 Rutherford in Charlestown
Construction is ongoing at 480 Rutherford Avenue - named “The Harvey” - in Charlestown. The development is an approved 177-unit residential apartment building with 10,500 square feet of ground-floor retail located in Charlestown's Sullivan Square steps to the MBTA Orange Line and is slated for completion in 2019. The building will include 67 studios, 81 one-bedrooms and 29 two-bedrooms. Resident amenities will include an outdoor courtyard with city views, a fitness/yoga studio, a social lounge and a dog wash station. A 90-space vehicle parking garage will be located at-grade and underneath the building. The garage will also contain 172 bicycle parking spaces. 480 Rutherford Avenue will be LEED Platinum-certifiable.
Substantial mixed-used development approved in Charlestown100 Hood Park Drive will transform an approximately 98,150 square-foot surface parking lot within the twenty acre site known as Hood Park in the Charlestown to a seven-story mixed-use building that will include a five-level parking garage, approximately 40 bicycle storage spaces, and 75,000 square feet of first and second floor restaurant, retail, laboratory office, or other active use space. The development will be transited-oriented, located within an eight-minute walk from MBTA bus and Orange Line subway service. The garage component of the project is designed as a flat plate structure with exterior permeability to comply with open-air ventilation type garage requirements. The floor to floor heights in the garage is approximately thirteen feet, which in combination with the flat plate system will allow for future conversion to office space or other none-parking uses should demand for parking decline sufficiently in the future. The project will include the creation of new sidewalks, street lighting, and landscape, and will employ energy and water efficient features for mechanical, electrical, architectural, and structural systems, assemblies, and materials, where feasible. Sustainable design elements relating to building energy management systems, lighting, recycling, and conservation measures will also be incorporated. The project will also contribute $20,000 to the Parks and Recreation Department to support local open space.
Plans scrapped for concert venue at Hood Park in CharlestownCatamount Management Corporation has scrapped plans for a 4,000-seat concert venue that would have been located on the ground floor of an upcoming six-story, 990-car parking garage at the 20-acre Hood Park in Charlestown. Retail space will still be located on the garage’s ground floor, and lab space is now in the works for the garage’s second floor. “We concluded that this proposed entertainment venue was not the right fit for Hood Park at this time” said Chris Kaneb, Manager of Hood Park, at a recent community meeting. Pending city approval, construction of the garage is expected to commence this Summer. Future plans call for a 350,000-square-foot office building next to the garage.