Project Progress: Building Permit Issued

48% Complete (success)

About SOBO Place

55 West 5th Street, South Boston, Boston, MA

Approved six-story mixed-use building featuring 50 apartment residences and approximately 1,485 square feet of ground-floor retail space located steps from the Broadway MBTA Red Line station.

The building would include seven affordable and two middle-income apartments, with amenities including a common roof deck with grills. An underground parking garage would contain 44 vehicle spaces.

The approved SOBO Place building would be six stories tall and 45,757 square feet in size, replacing a building program approved in Summer 2016, but not built, five stories tall and 34,696 square feet in size containing 32 apartments and 2,053 square feet of ground-floor retail. Located at the corner of B and West Fifth Streets, SOBO Place would replace an existing automotive repair shop.

The following is a locus map of the proposed development site:

 

Development site outlined in red

Square Feet 45,757
Sector

Housing

Retail

Affordable Housing

Parking

Stories 6
Height (feet) 60

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Feb 27, 2019

The upcoming development known as SOBO Place at 55 West Fifth Street in South Boston...

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May 18, 2018

55 West Fifth Street to bring 18 residential units, five IDP units, and below-market rent...

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Mar 05, 2018

“SOBO Place” developer proposes larger building following upzoning of South Boston’s Dorchester Avenue corridor

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Aug 12, 2016

SOBO Place, 36 new apartments in South Boston, approved for construction


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May 10, 2016

New mixed-use building proposed for corner of B and West Fifth streets in South Boston

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