About Fenway Center
820 Beacon Street, Fenway, Boston, MA
$600 million, 1.1-million-square-foot mixed-use air rights development project in Kenmore Square that will consist of five new buildings, including a 27-story tower, above the Massachusetts Turnpike and on existing surface parking lots. A total of approximately 550 residential units, 160,000 square feet of office space and over 50,000 square feet of retail will be built at Fenway Center, in addition to over 30,000 square feet of park and green space. A seven-story parking garage at Fenway Center will include 1,290 parking spaces. As part of the project, the Yawkey MBTA commuter rail station was recently overhauled, and new public access roads were constructed throughout the existing parking lots.
Fenway Center will be constructed in two phases. The $240 million Phase 1 will entail two residential buildings (Buildings 1 and 2) of 7 and 13 stories, respectively, containing a total of approximately 339,000 square feet that will be built on existing surface parking lots. Phase I, known as The Bower, will construct 312 apartments, 37,000 square feet of ground-floor retail and 200 underground parking spaces. A 12,000-square-foot air rights deck and landscaped pedestrian walkway will be constructed over Yawkey Station as part of Phase I. Construction of Phase I is now underway, with completion expected in mid-2020.
Phase 2 of Fenway Center, buildings 3 & 4 will include 720,000 square feet of office/R&D/lab and life science. The project also includes 233,000 SF shared-use fully automated garage located on the podium over the air-rights deck and hidden between the retail/office/lab. Finally, the development will include a 3,669 square foot open civic space.
The following are renderings of Fenway Center:
The following is a site plan of Fenway Center, with Phase 2 outlined in red: