About Ropewalk Apartments
Redevelopment of a former ropewalk factory located in the Charlestown Navy Yard into 97 townhouse-style apartment residences including studios, one-bedrooms, and two-bedrooms. The granite facade of the factory building, which is over 1,300 feet long and has been vacant since 1971, will be fully restored. 20% of residences at Ropewalk Apartments will be designated affordable.
Additionally, Ropewalk Apartments will feature public space dedicated to ropewalk manufacturing history. Approximately 12,000 square foot of interior museum space and display space will be located at Ropewalk Apartments featuring a mural, machine displays, artifacts, images, media, and interactive displays, in addition to approximately 14,000 square feet of exterior exhibition and demonstration space. The Ropewalk Apartments will be located minutes from Downtown Boston by car, bus or ferry, and steps from historic landmarks such as the USS Constitution and Freedom Trail.