Related Lovejoy Residential, LLC (an affiliate of Related Beal) (“Owner”), in conjunction with the Boston Planning & Development Agency (“BPDA”), is pleased to release this Request for Letters of Interest (“RFI”) from qualified civic and cultural users to occupy and program interior space located at 131 Beverly Street at Lovejoy Wharf.
The City of Boston’s long-standing planning objectives for the North Station Economic Development Area includes a broad mix of uses tied together with an inviting pedestrian scale, including continuous public access along the waterfront on the Harborwalk system. Composed of half of the Lovejoy Wharf site, the 155-foot-tall 131 Beverly. The street includes 157 residential units and ground-level retail/restaurant space along Lovejoy Wharf. The other half of Lovejoy Wharf is 160 North Washington Street, home to Converse, Inc.’s headquarters. This half features ground-floor retail, including a Converse flagship location, where the public is invited to customize their own Chuck Taylors, and Converse Rubber Tracks, a free music studio. As a whole, Lovejoy Wharf not only provides pedestrian connections from both Causeway and North Washington Streets to the waterfront but also links the Harborwalk from the Inner Harbor to the planned South Bank Bridge features public docking facilities and a multi-level public pavilion with a grand staircase and activates the entire landside block.