1141 Bennington Street

Neighborhood
East Boston
Land Sq. Feet
81,231 sq ft
Gross Floor Area
200,782 sq ft
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Project Description
The Proponent proposes to redevelop the Project Site into an approximately 250,664 gross square foot (gsf) transit-oriented residential development, creating 221 new rental housing units, 1,144 gsf of retail space, 121 structured parking spaces, and significant improvements to the public realm. The Project has been carefully designed to relate to the urban transit corridor and streetscape along Bennington Street, as well as the natural beauty of the Belle Isle Marsh. The proposed design thoughtfully enhances the Bennington Street streetscape while connecting it to the Belle Isle Marsh through an accessible pathway and reimagined public realm at the intersection of Bennington Street and Palermo Street. Main floor uses include a mix of residential units, lobby space, amenities, and retail. Approximately 121 parking spaces will be provided in a structured parking garage level, which is accessed from Austin Avenue. Approximately 38% of the Project Site will consist of public open space, creating more than 31,000 sf of improved site area for the public and residents to enjoy overlooking the Belle Isle Marsh. The Project will also improve more than 33,000 sf of off-site area along Bennington Street, Austin Avenue, and Palermo Street, as well as the upland edge of the Belle Isle Marsh. Austin Avenue will also be transformed to create a meaningful pedestrian and bicycle connection from Bennington Street to the Project and the adjacent Belle Isle Marsh.

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