Dorchester's proposed Dot Block (a.k.a. DotBlock and DOT Block) is supposed to unfold over more than 10 buildings as well as include some 420 apartments and condos plus 68,000 square feet of retail. It is one of the more titanic projects on the drawing board for Boston as a whole, never mind just Dorchester. Yet word comes over the always-discreet Curbed Boston Tipline that the mega-project is on hold.
It appears that there may be a dispute regarding the parcels along the Dorchester Avenue side of the would-be development; and that that dispute is holding up city approval. Meanwhile, other projects are moving forward in the neighborhood. What have you heard? Get at us.
· Mapping the Seven Boston-Area Projects to Watch Right Now [Curbed Boston]
· Mapping Dorchester's Transit-Driven Construction Boom [Curbed Boston]
· Our Arrested Development archive [Curbed Boston]