Increase Height Limits For More Housing

A new Boston redevelopment proposal would allow developers to build at twice the current height limit -- if half the building is housing.
March 4, 2002, 9am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Hoping to bring more residents into the Financial District, the Boston Redevelopment Authority wants to allow developers to construct buildings as high as 35 stories - more than twice the current limit - if they agree to dedicate half the building to housing... Once the new towers have created a core population, perhaps the owners of smaller buildings will renovate to create even more units, transforming the suits-only district into a vibrant 24-hour neighborhood."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Sunday, March 3, 2002 in The Boston Globe
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