Back Bay/South End Gateway Project

Back Bay
Land Sq. Feet
226,512 sq ft
Gross Floor Area
1,371,480 sq ft
BPDA Contact
Project Description
In March of 2016, Boston Properties, LP, filed a Project Notification Form (PNF) proposing an expansion to the 165 Dartmouth Street Garage and Back Bay Station, which was initially built on air rights above the Massachusetts Turnpike in the late 1980s. After an initial comment period Boston Properties has responded to feedback and filed a Draft Project Impact Report (DPIR) in January of 2017. The proposed project is conceived as a transformative, mixed-use, transit-oriented redevelopment, which will revitalize an underutilized urban site and transform the adjacent public realm, and integrate and connect the surrounding Back Bay, South End, and Bay Village historic neighborhoods. The proposed project is comprised of up to approximately 1.26 million square feet of mixed-use redevelopment, consisting of a new office building with ground floor retail, two new residential buildings, a one- to two-story vertical retail expansion of the existing Back Bay Station building, and the partial redevelopment of the existing 165 Dartmouth Street Garage. For more information about the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) that is reviewing this project, please visit:

Project Phase

  • Letter of Intent
  • Under Review
  • Board Approved
  • Under Construction
  • Construction Complete


Back Bay Large Project