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Beyond The Big Dig
About this project

What happens to the ribbon of land being created by the depression of the Central Artery may be the most important development decision to face Boston in a generation.


Parcel 11A map

Parcel 11A

Area: 23,111 square feet (0.53 acres)

Bordered by: Hanover Street, Cross Street, North Street.

Master plan calls for: Low-scale buildings

Zoning: Residential or local retail/service uses are allowed.

Notes: Important part of the Hanover Street "view corridor," which will significantly improve after removal of the elevated highway. Planners say low-scale buildings on this parcel will help provide a visual edge and an active street life to the adjacent parks. The zoning allows buildings to be a maximum of 55 feet high. The building designed for Parcel 11A will have to into an account an emergency access ramp to the underground roadway located along North Street.

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