The purpose of this Request for Proposals ("RFP") is to solicit proposals for the disposition and redevelopment of property owned by the Boston Redevelopment Authority d/b/a the Boston Planning & Development (the "BPDA"), consisting of approximately 8,543 square feet of vacant land at 142 Shawmut Avenue in the South End neighborhood of Boston (the "Property"). The Property is identified as Parcel 5 in the South End Urban Renewal Area, Project No. Mass. R-56, and therefore is subject to the controls and requirements of the South End Urban Renewal Plan. The BPDA will consider conveying this Property in order to create open space to benefit the community, with the future intention of helping to enable an east / west pedestrian connection between Harrison and Shawmut Avenues.