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Build Boston's First Energy Positive (E+) Community

Mar 21, 2013

Help Boston build its first E+ green community! A request for proposal (RFP) is out for two sites on Parker and Terrace Streets in Mission Hill that will be the first in the Mayor's E+ Green Communities Program. The program is part of Boston's greenovate movement and seeks to advance Boston’s green building and sustainable development efforts by creating deep green, healthy, and sustainable communities that create more energy than they use. For more details on the Mayor's E+ Green Building Program visit the E+ website. RFP Site One  790 – 796 Parker Street - approximately 15,007 square feet for a housing development of up to three buildings RFP Site Two  778 – 788 Parker Street + 77 Terrace Street - approximately 42,450 square feet for community garden space (approximately 14,000 sf dedicated community gardens) on Parker Street; housing up to 25-35 residential units; mixed-use housing and commercial with 25-35 residential units, up to 8,000 sf for local retail, commercial, and/or or light industrial; or commercial and light industrial uses on Terrace Street. The BRA is working in conjunction with the Department of Neighborhood Development on the Mayor's E+ Green Building Program. Photos of energy positive (E+) homes being developed by Urbanica, Inc in Highland Park: [gallery ids="10392,10393,10394,10395,10396"]

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