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Building Housing Over Rail

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is accepting proposals for residential development near the Red Line's Porter Square station in Boston.
July 2, 2003, 3pm PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The MBTA wants to see a major housing complex built over the sunken Fitchburg commuter rail line near the Red Line's Porter Square station, opening a new front in the development of lucrative air rights in the Boston area... The complex would be the first built solely above railroad tracks, reflecting the MBTA's eagerness to join the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority's leasing of air rights over the turnpike extension through Boston and over the submerged Central Artery."

Thanks to Anthony Flint

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Published on Friday, June 27, 2003 in The Boston Globe
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