Developing Over The Massachusetts Turnpike

Plan to build over a sunken Massachusetts Turnpike using air rights is turning out to be a challenge.
March 12, 2002, 11am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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But developing over the Massachusetts Turnpike has been anything but easy, as the urban design community is finding out. In the two years since a master plan for turnpike "air rights" development was published, only one developer, Arthur Winn, has sought permits, with a much-criticized complex that would link the South End and Bay Village. Fear of density is intense, even in the places where the master plan calls for it.

Thanks to Anthony Flint

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Published on Sunday, March 10, 2002 in The Boston Globe
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