Our mission is to foster a vibrant, healthy Roxbury neighborhood that supports the well-being and advancement of the community. At Madison Park Development Corporation, we are building healthy communities. MPDC is a leading developer of affordable housing among the nonprofit sector and one of the largest community development corporations in Massachusetts.
Jul 30, 2019
CO Issued for Madison Melnea Cass Apartments
A certificate of occupancy has been issued for the first 60 apartments in the Madison Melnea Cass development in Roxbury. The 5-story building at 40 Raynor Circle features 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms. In total the project will feature 76 homes, 39 of which are designated affordable, at either 60% or 100% AMI.
Jul 01, 2019
Construction Continues on Redevelopment of Whittier Choice
Construction is ongoing with sheathing and window install work underway for first phases of the Whittier Choice project while demo has also kicked off to remove older buildings on the site. The Whittier Choice development will create a total of 387 residential units, bringing an increase of 187 residential units to the development. Around 7,680 square feet of retail will also be built as part of the redevelopment. The new buildings will contain a mix of affordable and market-rate residential units. Both rental and condominium residential units will be constructed ranging from studios to four-bedrooms.
May 30, 2019
Interior Finishing Wrapping Up for Madison Melnea Cass Apartments
Interior finishing is wrapping up for the Madison Melnea Cass Apartments in Roxbury with expected completion in the coming months. The project will feature a total of 76 units at different levels of affordability ranging from deeply affordable to market rate.
Apr 22, 2019
Framing Rising for Redevelopment of Whittier Choice in Roxbury
Wood framing is ongoing for the redevelopment of the Whittier Choice public housing development in Roxbury. The first phase of the project will create a new 5-story building to contain 83 units. A second and third phase will house another 304 residential units along with over 7,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The new buildings will contain a mix of affordable and market-rate residential units. Both rental and condominium residential units will be constructed ranging from studios to four-bedrooms.
Mar 21, 2019
Construction Progressing for Affordable Housing Development in Roxbury
Window install is complete and siding install is moving forward for the Madison Melnea Cass Apartments in Roxbury. The project consists of a new 4-story, a 16-unit building at 40 Raynor Circle and a 5-story, 60-unit building along Melnea Cass Boulevard. The project is developed in partnership between The Madison Park Development Corporation, Boston Housing Authority and Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. The units will range from deeply affordable to market rate and are expected to be complete in May of this year.
Jan 16, 2019
Roxbury's Haynes House Apartments Sold for $22.7 Million
Madison Park Development Corporation has acquired the Haynes House Apartments located in Roxbury for $22.7 million.
The property features a 138,710 square foot residential building comprised of 131 units. The affordable housing property consists of one and two bedroom units and accepts Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV).
Haynes House Apartments was built in part with financing obtained through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. In addition to providing apartments for low-income households, this property could include some market rate units.
Nov 27, 2018
Framing Ongoing for Madison Melnea Apartments
Framing is ongoing for the new residential development along Melnea Cass Boulevard in Roxbury. The project is set to include 76 residential units between two buildings. Units will range in size from 1 beds to 3 bedroom duplex homes. This transit-oriented development sits just a few minutes from the MBTA orange line.
Mar 02, 2018
Phase One of Whitter Choice public housing redevelopment in Roxbury breaks ground
The first phase of the $44 million redevelopment of the Whittier Choice public housing complex in Roxbury Crossing has broken ground. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday (March 1st), during which a building was ceremonially demolished to make way for a new five-story building containing 83 residential units, which will be the redevelopment's first building. In total, the redevelopment will create approximately 387 affordable and market-rate apartment and condominium residential units, 187 more than are currently located at the development, as well as a new 7,680-square-foot retail component. A total of three new buildings will be constructed. The following are photographs from the groundbreaking ceremony:
Thanks to all who came to the groundbreaking ceremony and shared these exciting times with residents and partners. The future looks bright! @marty_walsh @POAHCommunities @MadisonParkDC @HUDNewEngland @SoniaChangDiaz @MassEOHED @MassHousing #Boston #WhittierChoice #Roxbury pic.twitter.com/ghQP7pgGtq— Boston Housing Auth. (@BHA_Boston) March 1, 2018
Feb 09, 2018
Historic Dudley Square building restored into 30 mixed-income residences
A historic building located in Roxbury's Dudley Square originally home to a buggy manufacturing company has been restored and renovated into 30 mixed-income apartment residences, bringing increased residential presence to the growing neighborhood. The building features 21 affordable apartments and nine market-rate apartments, as well as 7,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space. The historic building, originally built in 1915 and most recently home to the Tropical Foods grocery store, has been outfitted with new, energy-efficient utilities, as well as the latest quality finishes.“We’re thrilled to provide new affordable and energy efficient rental homes for a wide variety of families and individuals drawn to Dudley Square,” said Jeanne Pinado, Chief Executive Officer of project developer Madison Park Development Corporation (MPDC), in a prepared statement. “The apartments feature huge windows with lots of natural light, high ceilings, hardwood floors, bike storage and community space. This investment will continue to spur economic activity while addressing the need for more quality affordable housing in Boston.” Financing partners for 9 Williams Street include MassDevelopment, The State's MassWorks and Brownsfields grant programs, Eastern Bank, Red Stone Equity Partners, TD Bank and MassHousing.
May 11, 2017
2451 Washington Street, 16 new condominiums, approved in Dudley Square
2451 Washington Street, a new building featuring 16 condominiums, was approved at today’s Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) Board Meeting. The building can now proceed with construction, which is anticipated to commence this Fall and last 14 to 18 months.
Mar 28, 2017
16 ownership condominiums proposed in Dudley SquareMadison Park Development Corporation proposes to construct 16 new ownership condominiums at 2451 Washington Street in Roxbury's Dudley Square. The proponent has filed plans for the project with the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA); the BPDA is now reviewing these plans. Construction of the project is anticipated to commence in Late Fall 2017 and last 14 to 18 months.
Dec 13, 2016
$30 million grant awarded to redevelop Whittier Choice public housing in RoxburyThe United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a $30 million Choice Neighborhoods grant to help fund the approved $44 million Whitter Choice public housing redevelopment in Roxbury. The redevelopment will include both affordable and market-rate housing units, creating new affordable units and introducing new market-rate units. Construction of the first phase of the project could commence in September 2017."As we shape Boston's growth, we must make sure our progress benefits everyone, especially long-term residents of the City," said Mayor Walsh at a ceremony held Monday to announce the grant. "I'm extraordinarily proud of the dedication of our partners who have come together to create a brighter future for the residents of Whittier Street and the surrounding neighborhood." "These game-changing investments will breathe new life into our neighborhoods and offer real opportunities for the families who call these communities home," said HUD Secretary Julián Castro at the ceremony. "What we do today will leverage private investment and bear fruit for generations of families looking for an opportunity to thrive in neighborhoods that are connected to the economic and social fabric of their communities." "This is great news for the City of Boston and the Lower Roxbury neighborhood," stated Congressman Mike Capuano at the ceremony. "The Choice Neighborhoods federal grant will help transform the Whittier Street Housing Development by renovating existing affordable housing units and creating additional housing opportunities." The following is a photograph from Monday's ceremony:
This is one of the best announcements I’ve ever made in my political life: Whittier St housing development will receive a $30M @HUDgov grant pic.twitter.com/MvUYhrVUxl— Mayor Marty Walsh (@marty_walsh) December 12, 2016
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