A temporary certificate of occupancy has been issued for the redevelopment of 48 Boylston Street. The renovations include 46 new affordable housing units a mix of studios and one bedrooms. The project also features office space that will be occupied by The Saint Francis House the project's co-developer.
Facade Repairs Underway for Redevelopment of 48 Boylston Street
Facade repairs and interior work is ongoing for the redevelopment of the historic building located at 48 Boylston Street. The renovation of the building will make way for 46 units of affordable housing along with 3,800 square feet of retail. The project will also include 11,000 square feet of office space to be used by the Saint Francis House.
Construction continues on the redevelopment and restoration of this historic building near the Boston Common. The of 48 Boylston Street will include 46 affordable rental housing units, approximately 11,000 square feet of office space and 3,800 square feet of retail space. There will be a mix of 10 studios and 36 one-bedrooms within the building. Office space will be occupied by project co-developer and local homeless shelter Saint Francis House.
Construction start imminent on 46 affordable housing units in Chinatown
Construction is expected to start imminently on 48 Boylston Street, a 46-unit affordable housing development located in the heart of Chinatown. 48 Boylston Street will feature apartments on upper floors of the existing historic building, which will be fully renovated and restored. Residences will be rented to low and moderate-income households; 20 residences will be rented to formerly homeless individuals, and 26 apartments will be rented to households earning less than 30% of area median income (AMI).
48 Boylston Street will also include approximately 11,000 square feet of office space for project co-developer St. Francis House and 3,800 square feet of retail space. The $22.9 million project, developed by St. Francis House and the Planning Office for Urban Affairs, has been granted funding by the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and the City of Boston. The developers have been issued a permit by the City of Boston to construct the 48 Boylston Street development, allowing the project to proceed.
The approved 46-unit affordable housing project at 48 Boylston Street in Downtown Crossing took a key step forward today as developers Planning Office for Urban Affairs and Saint Francis House completed the acquisition of the building. The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved the 48 Boylston Street project for construction in December 2015. More information about the project is posted below. The following is the deed for today's sale:
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