The clue was: On Thursday, the Boston Redevelopment Authority approved the redevelopment of this old bus yard off Washington Street in Roxbury into a retail-residential complex that will include 194 affordable units as well as 129 market-rate residences.
The answer is: What is the Bartlett Bus Yard? Indeed, the 8.6-acre stretch is being re-imagined as a large-scale development of apartments, shops, offices and public space. There had been tentative plans for a Walmart, but, well...
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