Copley Wolff Design Group is a landscape architecture and planning firm located in downtown Boston, MA. Copley Wolff’s vast experience includes the planning and design of urban, mixed-use, academic, housing, green roof and roof deck, healthcare, corporate, children’s play, park, climate resilient and waterfront landscape projects.
Firm specialties include placemaking, the integration of art into the landscape, cultural and historic interpretation, environmental education, and community participation.
Copley Wolff believes in the power of people and place and the firm collectively works together to create memorable places for our daily lives, celebrations, and recreation.
Jan 17, 2020
451 Unit Residential Project Approved in Fenway
Scape's plans for a 451 unit residential project along Boylston Street in Fenway have won approval from the BPDA. Along with the rental units the project will also include a 156 seat Black Box Theater in recognition of the project site’s important heritage and affiliation with the LGBTQ community. Units will range in size from studios through 3 bedrooms and 15% of rentals, 68 in total will be designated affordable.
Jan 16, 2020
Celtics & Bruins Lease Space At The Hub On Causeway
Both the Celtics & Bruins have signed leases on new office space at 100 Causeway, the third and final phase of The Hub on Causeway. Delaware North has leased 34,068 square feet on the 14th floor of the tower while Banner Seventeen LLC has leased a total of 71,154 square feet, the full 13th floor and part of the 12th floor. On a recent trip to the project for the topping off ceremony, BLDUP got an inside look at the open floor plate office space which takes full advantage of the stunning wrap-around views.
“We’re thrilled that the Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins, and Delaware North have chosen The Hub on Causeway as home to their front office operations. The foundation of The Hub, literally and figuratively, was built on Boston sports and has helped in solidifying this neighborhood as the sports, entertainment, and creative district for the City of Boston" Bryan Koop of Boston Properties said in a statement. Verizon will be the anchor tenant of the tower already leasing 440,000 square feet of space. Construction on 100 Causeway is expected to wrap up in mid-2021.
Jan 16, 2020
Permit Pulled for Fire Alarm Install at 100 Shawmut
With structural steel framing rapidly rising, a permit has been pulled for fire alarm install at 100 Shawmut in the South End. The 13-story tower will feature 138 luxury condos along with ground floor cafe space. As part of the project, the development team is preserving the facade of the historic & beam office building that stands on the site.
Jan 13, 2020
NEMA Boston Refinanced for $187 Million
NEMA Boston has been refinanced by Crescent Heights for $187 Million via Bank of China.
NEMA Boston is a 22-story mixed-use tower featuring 414 apartment residences ranging from "micro" innovation units to three-bedrooms sustainably designed to achieve LEED certification. NEMA Boston has been designed to reflect the Seaport's industrial heritage with interiors featuring raw steel features and stone floors. Luxury resident amenities at NEMA Boston are housed on the 21st floor of the building, framed by stunning views of the Boston skyline and complemented by Crescent Heights' signature "Predictive Service," harmonizing genuine hospitality approach and leading-edge residential technology.
Jan 10, 2020
NPC Filed for 55 India Street
A notice of project change has been filed for 55 India Street. The change cuts the number of units from 44 to 29 total while maintaining similar building size/height. The third floor of the building would now include 5 affordable live workspaces. On the upper floors plans now call for larger units including 22 two-bedrooms and 2 three-bedroom duplex, penthouse residences.
Jan 08, 2020
Site Work Underway for the Haymarket Hotel
Site work is underway for the upcoming 6-story hotel along Blackstone Street at Haymarket. The new Canopy by Hilton Hotel will feature 212 guest rooms along with a fitness center and meeting space. The development team plans to open the hotel in late Q1 2021.
Jan 07, 2020
There's No Missing The Beat In Dorchester
Construction continues on the revamp of the former Boston Globe Headquarters in Dorchester. The exterior facade is taking shape and some massive signage signals availability within the 695,000 square foot office/lab space. The Beat will also include a 10,000 square foot fitness center along with a 100-seat restaurant and outdoor beer garden. Although the property offers easy access to the Red Line there will also be parking for 868 cars and over 200 bicycles on-site. Construction is expected to wrap up sometime this spring.
Jan 05, 2020
Steel Framing Rising for 100 Shawmut
Steel framing is rising for the luxury condo project, 100 Shawmut in the South End. The project will offer 138 homes featuring elegant finishes including white oak wood floors and Silestone countertops. Resident amenities will include a 24-hour concierge service, valet parking, a fitness center, library, pet spa, children's playroom, and a rooftop sky lounge.
Jan 03, 2020
Interior Finishing Wrapping Up for Bower at Fenway Center Plus NPC Filed for Phase 2
Interior Finishing is wrapping up for Bower, the first phase of The Fenway Center, expected to open this coming Spring. Bower, will feature 312 apartments, 37,000 square feet of ground-floor retail and 200 underground parking spaces across two buildings. A 12,000-square-foot air rights deck and landscaped pedestrian walkway is also being added over Yawkey Station.
Residents at Bower will have access to both indoor and outdoor landscaping, an atrium, plus a pool and roof deck. Newly released renderings show sleek, modern finishes incorporating natural elements. Bower will also be Boston’s first residential project to utilize View Glass, allowing for the most natural light to reach residents without the need for pesky shades. Residents will be able to control the window tint through their smartphones, while the building owners will save on energy costs.
As this first phase of the Fenway Center wraps up, a NPC has been filed for phase two of the development. Key modifications include a shift in the proposed uses of Buildings 3 and 4 from a mix of residential, office, and lab uses to a mix of office/R&D/lab and life science. Updated plans also call for a significant reduction of approximately 500 parking spaces while approximately 3,669 square feet of additional civic open space will be added.
Jan 02, 2020
Facade & Window Install Underway for Assembly Row Block 8
With framing ongoing, facade and window install has kicked off on the lower floors of Assembly Row Block 8. The mixed-use project will feature 500 residences and approximately 26,500 square feet of restaurant and retail space. Multiple amenities will be located on-site for residents, including a 4th-floor courtyard with a pool & private patios and a rooftop outdoor terrace.
Dec 31, 2019
$6.5M Electrical Permit Issued for Lagrange St. Tower
A permit for electrical install valued at $6.5M has been pulled for the upcoming 21-story tower at 47-55 Lagrange Street. The project will feature 176 luxury residential units including studios, one-bedrooms, and two-bedrooms. 20 vehicle parking spaces and 176 bicycle storage spaces will also be located on-site.
Dec 31, 2019
$5.35M Electrical Permit Pulled for 7Ink
An electrical permit valued at $5.35M has been pulled by Aldon Electric for 7Ink by Ollie in the South End. The upcoming 14-story building will feature 180 co-living units plus a variety of shared amenity spaces.
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