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Sepia Boston; Assembly Row Leasing; Convention Center

SOUTH END—John Keith has some background on the site of the neighborhood's constructionpalooza: "The entire neighborhood was torn down and dozens of families displaced during Boston's urban renewal phase in the 1950s, and re-zoned for light industrial. The Boston Herald's editorial offices and publishing and distribution center were here until 2012. The neighborhood is on the verge of becoming majority-residential during the next several years." [Boston Mag]
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SOUTH BOSTON—The bill moves the center closer to a 1.3 million-square-foot expansion: "The Massachusetts House and Senate have approved a compromise version of a bill that would allow for a $1 billion expansion of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center." [Boston.com]
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SOMERVILLE—Here are the stats so far on the new Avalon at Assembly Row: "The five-story building on the Mystic River, at the edge of Assembly Square, includes 195 studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments. Occupancy began this summer and so far, 65 percent of the units, or 127, have been leased... " [Biz Journal]

Assembly Row

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Assembly Square Mall

177 Middlesex Avenue, Somerville, MA