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Developers WS Development
Architects OMA

About 88 Seaport Boulevard

Seaport District, Boston, MA


18-story, 490,000-square-foot mixed-use development which would be located in the heart of the Seaport District steps from the waterfront. 88 Seaport Boulevard would feature 425,000 square feet of Class A office space, with 60,000 square feet of retail across the first two floors and 5,000 square feet of civic and cultural space.


88 Seaport Boulevard’s proposed design features cascading exterior terraces along an angled slice with recessed windows, creating various-sized floor plates. Office space would feature floor-to-ceiling fenestration, maximizing views and natural lighting. The proposed building is sliced into two volumes, responding to the historic scale of the Fort Point neighborhood and the newer buildings of the Seaport District. 88 Seaport Boulevard's angled design is intended to gesture pedestrians towards the waterfront


As part of the proposed project, a new head house for the MBTA Silver Line rapid transit service would be constructed at the corner of Seaport Boulevard and Seaport Common with direct visual and pedestrian access to Boston Harbor, promoting public access to the waterfront. A new street connecting Seaport Boulevard and Northern Avenue, Pier Street, would also be constructed.


Construction of 88 Seaport Boulevard is anticipated to commence in 2018, with anticipated completion in 2020. Plans for 88 Seaport Boulevard have not yet been filed with the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA). 88 Seaport Boulevard would be located on Seaport Square Block D, replacing the former Our Lady of Good Voyage Chapel.

Square Feet 490,000
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Retail

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88 seaport boulevard new class a office retail building ws development oma architecture seaport district boston

Jun 02, 2017

WS unveils 88 Seaport Boulevard, latest Seaport District mixed-use development

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