Artist Live/Work Program

The units listed below have recently become available and are currently being marketed.

Newly Available Artist Spaces
Neighborhood Building Address    Advertisement
South End The Smith – 89 East Dedham Street website
South Boston Waterfront The Muse – 63 Melcher Street website

Existing Artist Housing and Workspaces in Boston

The below list of buildings are privately owned and controlled. They are not managed by the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), and the BPDA does not maintain a waiting list. Please contact the owners/marketing agents directly with questions about these properties. Some, but not all, artist space units have been created with assistance from the Boston Planning & Development Agency Artist Live/Work initiative. All of the buildings are listed as a courtesy to owners and potential artist tenants and does not include all such properties in Boston. Please note that some of these properties are workspaces only, and cannot be lived in.

To have your building listed here, please contact Elizabeth Torres, Housing Policy Assistant.

Artist Live/Work Spaces
Artist Live/Work Project Address Neighborhood Property Manager/Contact Total Artist Units Own or Rent? Waitlist?
Artblock 725-735 Harrison Avenue South End   26 Ownership No
The Artist Building at 300 Summer
300 Summer Street South Boston Waterfront   47 Limited equity cooperative Yes
Boston East 126 Border Street East Boston Trinity Management, 617-267-3278 6 Rental  
The Boulevard 110 Broad Street Downtown   5 Ownership Yes
Brookside Studios 65 Brookside Avenue Jamaica Plain   24 Ownership  
Dartmouth Hotel 49-59 Roxbury Street Roxbury   6 Rental  
Dover Lofts 173-143 E Berkeley Street South End   2 Ownership  
Factory 63 63 Melcher Street South Boston Waterfront   5 Rental Yes
Fort Point Place 21 Wormwood Street South Boston Waterfront   4 Ownership  
FP3 346-354 Congress Street South Boston Waterfront David Abel 617-221-1000 3 Ownership No
Midway Studios 15 Channel Center South Boston Waterfront HallKeen Management 617-946-4630 89 Rental Yes
Modern 255 Northampton Roxbury   3 Ownership  
Northampton Lofts 70-72 Northampton Street South End   3 Ownership  
Oliver Lofts 166 Terrace Street Mission Hill No new tenants taken at this time 3 Rental  
Walter Baker Lofts 1231 Adams Street Dorchester Adam Williams 617-349-1100x4 13 Rental No
Westinghouse 26 Damon Street Hyde Park Paul Santucci 617-694-0004 62 Ownership  
Wilkes Passage Lofts 1313 Washington Street South End   9 Ownership  

*City of Boston Artist Housing Certificate not required, but building does have its own artist certification process.

Artist Work-Only Spaces (non-residential)
Artist Work Project Address Neighborhood Property Manager/Contact Waitlist?
119 Braintree 119 Braintree Allston Patty 617-787-6800 x10 Yes
Atlantic Works 80 Border Street East Boston    
Bates Art Center 731 Harrison Avenue South End [email protected]
Boston Center for the Arts 539 Tremont Street South End    
The Brewery 31 Germania Street Jamaica Plain 617-522-2424  
Diablo Glass and Metals 123 Terrace Street Mission Hill 617-442-7444  
Distillery 516 E Second Street South Boston Bill Stroud 617-448-6691  
First Highland Management Sprague Street Hyde Park    
GTI Properties Harrison Ave & Waltham Street South End    
Humphreys Street Studios 11 Humphreys Street Dorchester [email protected], 617-825-2455  
Menino Arts Center 26 Central Avenue Hyde Park 617-364-2787 Yes
Stonybrook Fine Arts 24 Porter Street Jamaica Plain 617-522-3331  
Stove Factory Gallery & Studios 523 Medford Street Charlestown