Mission Main Hope VI [ Boston, MA ] 2005
Replacement of a 1945 public housing development with a complete new community consisting of 535 units of family and elderly housing. Consisting of 415 wood frame walk-up family housing as townhouses and flats, a 120 unit midrise apartment building and a new 26,000 sf community center. New play spaces and open spaces and 75 off-street parking spaces. New housing and streets and traffic designed for security and defensible space. Housing is designed as small clusters in blocks to create a sense of community.
Client: Mission Main Development Partnership., Edward A. Fish Assoc., Winn Development Co., Boston Housing Authority and HUD | Project Budget: $72 million construction in 3 phases. $30 million public infrastructure