• Replace parking lots with a new residential buildings and open space that complements the surrounding neighborhood
  • Liven the streetscape around project site through ground floor activation and opportunity for a variety of cultural uses, such as local artist gallery/workspace, small footprint retail, restaurant, or similar uses for an entrepreneur or small business owner – consistent with the makeup of the current community
  • Significantly improve the pedestrian experience along adjacent streets by organizing and consolidating curb cuts, adding pedestrian cut-throughs, and providing access to the parking garage from the service alley, instead of the main roadways. The 'Harrison Albany Block' Project will add bike parking and will be a candidate for a new Hubway station supporting the South End
     
  • Provide a mix of market-rate and affordable housing units onsite, with a portion of the on-site affordable units targeted to working artists
     
  • Embrace main thoroughfare and excellent access to public transportation, restaurants, and entertainment
     
  • Provide housing options to a multitude of employment centers including the Boston Medical Center, Back Bay, the Downtown Financial District, & the Seaport District
     
  • Create anticipated 1,350 construction employment opportunities during development and approximately 250 permanent jobs
     
  •  When completed, create projected $3.2 million in annual property tax revenues for the City of Boston