Copley Wolff Design Group is a landscape architecture and planning firm located in downtown Boston, MA. We specialize in the planning and design of academic, housing, green roof, corporate, institutional, mixed-use, park, streetscape, and children's play and discovery projects throughout the country. A number of our projects focus on placemaking, integrating art into the landscape, cultural and historic interpretation, environmental education, and community participation.
Founded in 1990, CWDG believes in the power of people and place and we collectively work together to create memorable places for our daily lives, celebrations, and recreation.
Copley Wolff Design Group is a SDO-certified Woman-owned Business Enterprise (WBE).
Aug 13, 2019
Building Permits Issued for Soldiers Field Road Residential Project
Two building permits have been issued for the upcoming new construction buildings at 21 Soldiers Field Place and 1550 Soldiers Field Road. The larger building at 1550 will feature 211 market-rate apartments and 149 parking spaces. 21 Soldiers Field Place will house 38 condos, all designated affordable, along with 27 parking spaces. The two buildings have been designed to be complementary and both feature ample outdoor green space.
Aug 13, 2019
CitizenM Open At The Hub on Causeway
The CitizenM hotel at The Hub on Causeway is now open. The European inspired hotel features 272 rooms along with ample common space including an outdoor roof deck with outstanding views. While the rooms at CitizenM may be small they come equipped with smart features including MoodPad-operated lighting and high-quality finishes like XL king beds and rain showers. Rooms rates are currently listed at $279 per night.
Photos courtesy Boston Properties
Next up for The Hub on Causeway, the expected opening of the Star Market and ArcLight theater this fall followed by the first occupancy of the residential tower, Hub50 House. Hub50 House, now leasing, will offer 440 luxury units with an array of amenities including a fitness center overlooking the Zakim Bridge, a game & media room, outdoor deck, Skypool, and Woof Deck.
Aug 09, 2019
Affordable Housing Development Financed for $47.05 Million
The Old Colony Phase III affordable housing development in South Boston has been financed for $47,051,153 via Mass Housing, Boston Housing Authority, and BlueHub Capital.
Phase Three of the redevelopment of the Old Colony Housing Development in South Boston. Plans call for the demo of the eight existing residential buildings comprised of 250 units to make room for four new buildings to feature 301 units. The construction of the new apartments that will be undertaken in three sub-phases. The new four-story residential buildings will contain a total of approximately 347,000 gross square feet. All buildings will have townhouse-style direct entry apartments on the first floor.
Aug 08, 2019
Facade Going Up For The Residences at Forest Hills
Facade install, featuring a few splashes of color, is ongoing for The Residences at Forest Hills. The three-building, transit-oriented project will include 250 rental apartments, 50 of which are designated affordable, along with over 4,000 square feet of retail space. A lower level parking garage on the site will feature room for 130 cars and 250 bikes.
Aug 08, 2019
First Units Available at Alexan Wrentham
The first units within the 240 rental project, Alexan Wrentham, are now available. Units are currently ranging in price from $1990 for 1 beds up to $3500 for three bedrooms. Resident amenities include an interactive game room, pool, terrace with fire pit and fitness center. Final interior finishing is wrapping up on the remaining units in the project and is expected to be complete this fall.
Aug 05, 2019
Demo Kicks Off for Old Colony Phase III
Demolition of the first four buildings, Phase 3A, of the Old Colony redevelopment is now underway. The four beings being removed included 115 affordable homes and will be replaced with 2 new construction buildings to feature 138 units. Phases 3B & 3C will also add affordable units to the South Boston project, and when complete the total unit count for Phase 3 will increase from 250 to 301. Construction on upcoming phases of the project is expected to kick off later this year and into 2020. All new buildings are designed to integrate into new construction already complete on Phases 1 & 2 of the development.
Aug 01, 2019
Tower Crane in Place for 100 Shawmut
The tower crane is in place for 100 Shawmut as work continues on the luxury condo building at the intersection of the South End and Chinatown. A new gridded glass and metal facade will rise out of the pre-existing brick warehouse structure that has been preserved on the site. When complete in 2020, 100 Shawmut will be home to 138 luxury residences and amenities including a pair of outdoor decks, a ground-floor cafe, and bicycle storage.
Jul 26, 2019
J Malden Center Expects to Welcome First Residents by End of August
Finishing touches are wrapping up on Malden's newest luxury apartment community, J Malden Center. The 320 unit project is now leasing with first move-ins planned for the end of August. Units range in size from 484 square foot studios through two bed/2 baths at over 1300 square feet. J Malden Center also features 22,500 square feet of retail space and earlier this month the first two tenants, Landsmith and Soul City Yoga, were announced. Landsmith is a locally-owned gourmet coffee shop and cafe while Soul City Yoga offers yoga, sculpting, and barre classes.
Jul 26, 2019
Rapid7 Moves Into Posh New HQ at The Hub on Causeway
Rapid7 has officially moved into their new 147,000-square-foot office space at the Hub on Causeway. The new headquarters The firm has more than doubled its global headcount since 2014 and has nearly 500 of the 1,000 employees working locally. The new office space is modern, open, and hopes to create an exceptional work experience for employees.
Images courtesy of Boston Properties
Jul 24, 2019
Construction Continues for 300+ Unit Project at Alewife Station
Construction is ongoing with siding install well underway up for the first building in the project and windows and sheathing going up for the second. The Residences at Alewife will feature 320 apartments in total, ranging in size from studios through 3 bedrooms. Amenities on-site will include a fitness center, pool, and theater room. The project located next to Alewife Station will also include a 243 car parking garage with space for over 350 bikes.
Jul 19, 2019
NEMA Boston Reaches Final Stages of Construction
With an expected opening in just a few months construction is in its final stages for NEMA Boston in the Seaport. Exterior work is nearly complete with all windows and facade in place except for those areas around the hoist crane. The project will feature apartments ranging in size from 375 square foot studios through 1500+ square feet three-bedroom, 2 bathroom homes listed at over $9000 per month. Luxury resident amenities at NEMA Boston, housed on the 21st floor of the building, include a fitness center, chef's kitchen, arcade, and co-working space.
Jul 12, 2019
NPC Approved for The Huntington
A notice of project change has been approved for The Huntington, giving the development team the ok to reduce the floor to ceiling height within the 32 story tower in order to create 2 additional floors of living space. These two floors will allow for an additional 20 units, increasing the unit total to 446.
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