BPDA Approves 660-Unit Brighton Development
- Nov 27, 2017
The Boston Planning & Development Agency has approved the construction and restoration of approximately 660 residential units in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston. The project, developed by Cabot, Cabot & Forbes, will feature 98 affordable units, a 1,000-square-foot, publicly-accessible art gallery as well as a 1,200-square-foot multipurpose function room, for public events.
Located at 159-201 Washington St., on approximately 11.6 acres, the project will include the construction of four residential buildings, the restoration of the abandoned St. Gabriel’s Monastery and the renovation of the vacant Pierce House at 201 Washington St.
The project comprises approximately 600,000 square feet of gross floor area. Roughly 25 units will be in the restored St. Gabriel’s Monastery and several of the 105 condominium apartments are proposed to be provided by the renovated and expanded Pierce House. Additionally, plans include amenities such as a fitness center, co-working and function space, landscaped areas and nearly 510 parking spaces.