Project Progress: Building Permit Issued

48% Complete (success)

About Powder House

1060 Broadway, Teele Square, Somerville, MA


Approved mixed-use development featuring 48 residential apartments, 11,300 square feet of commercial space and over 69,000 square feet of open green space. The Powder House development will readapt the existing Powder House Community School building. Apartments will include 30 one-bedrooms, 12 two-bedrooms and 6 three-bedrooms. Eight apartments will be artists’ live/work/sell units. A 25,000 square foot solar farm on the building’s room will produce over 3,000 MWh per year of renewable energy. The Powder House development is targeting LEED Gold efficiency certification.


The Powder House development will host a variety of public space elements. These will include a lawn and amphitheater, community gardens and activity areas, a mural mall, athletic courts, a bike shed and bike shop and a plaza and courtyard. Original public art displays will be placed throughout the Powder House site.


48 vehicle parking spaces will be located on site. These will include 36 spaces for residents, one in-house car-share space and 11 commercial spaces. 118 bicycle storage spaces will be located on site for residents, with 30 additional outdoor bicycle spaces. The following are renderings of the Powder House development:


Powder House Renderings

Square Feet 96,100
Sector

Office/Retail

Housing


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Nov 27, 2016

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