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Boston's Harrison Avenue: Mapping the city's busiest development corridor (updated)

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Fewer areas of the Boston region are seeing more development than the corridor along Harrison Avenue in the South End. (And, speaking of the South End, that enclave in general has seen quite a bit of a new development of late.)

Here's a map of what's proposed, planned, underway, or opened in the past six months, including plans for the conversion of the 5.6-acre Boston Flower Market into a potentially 1.6 million-square-foot technology campus.

Update 9:39 a.m. Jan. 30: This map was updated to include 345 Harrison and 321 Harrison avenues.

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1. 380 Harrison Avenue

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380 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118
Developer Related Beal wants to turn the sites of the old Quinzani's Bakery and Ho-Kong Bean Sprout Co. into a 14-story building with 280 apartments and condos as well as street-level retail. The city is reviewing the plans.

2. Girard

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600 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118
Developer New Atlantic Development finished this 160-unit apartment complex late last year. It went up on a former archdiocese of Boston parking lot. One-bedrooms start at around $3,000 a month.

3. 575 Harrison Avenue

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575 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118
A development team led by Leggat McCall wants to create a four-building complex on three acres with 650 residential units total as well as 19,700 square feet of retail and 76,800 square feet of office space. The complex's two new buildings could stretch to 11 stories each, with additions to the existing 575 Albany Street and 660 Harrison Avenue creating buildings of 10 stories and five stories, respectively. The plans are under review.

4. The Cosmopolitan

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771 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118
The city has approved plans to convert the 159-year-old former Church of the Immaculate Conception and its immediate surroundings into 63 apartments. Developer Ronald Simons had once planned to create 63 condos instead of apartments, but scotched that plan late last year amid structural problems with the old church's basement.

5. Boston Flower Exchange

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540 Albany St
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 357-7009
The Abbey Group, which acquired the 5.6-acre exchange in early 2016, is expected to file a letter of intent any day now with the city to redevelopment the site into a technology campus. The office complex could run to as much as 1.6 million square feet, according to the Globe, making it one of the biggest new developments in region (for comparison, the Pru is 1.2 million square feet).

6. 345 Harrison Avenue

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345 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118
The city in February 2015 signed off on a two-building, 602-unit apartment complex for the old Graybar Electric site. It will also include tens of thousands of square feet of retail and amenity space, including a 13th-floor "sky lounge." Developer UDR plans to open the complex in early 2018. It's under construction.

7. 321 Harrison Avenue

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321 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118
Burlington, Mass.-based Nordblom Co. is plunking a 216,000-square-foot office building atop a two-story parking garage. (The site is also known as 1000 Washington Street.) The city signed off on the plans in September, and construction is underway. The building will add a rare new office component to what's become a heavily new-residential corridor.

1. 380 Harrison Avenue

380 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118
Developer Related Beal wants to turn the sites of the old Quinzani's Bakery and Ho-Kong Bean Sprout Co. into a 14-story building with 280 apartments and condos as well as street-level retail. The city is reviewing the plans.
380 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118

2. Girard

600 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118
Developer New Atlantic Development finished this 160-unit apartment complex late last year. It went up on a former archdiocese of Boston parking lot. One-bedrooms start at around $3,000 a month.
600 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118

3. 575 Harrison Avenue

575 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118
A development team led by Leggat McCall wants to create a four-building complex on three acres with 650 residential units total as well as 19,700 square feet of retail and 76,800 square feet of office space. The complex's two new buildings could stretch to 11 stories each, with additions to the existing 575 Albany Street and 660 Harrison Avenue creating buildings of 10 stories and five stories, respectively. The plans are under review.
575 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118

4. The Cosmopolitan

771 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118
The city has approved plans to convert the 159-year-old former Church of the Immaculate Conception and its immediate surroundings into 63 apartments. Developer Ronald Simons had once planned to create 63 condos instead of apartments, but scotched that plan late last year amid structural problems with the old church's basement.
771 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118

5. Boston Flower Exchange

540 Albany St, Boston, MA 02118
The Abbey Group, which acquired the 5.6-acre exchange in early 2016, is expected to file a letter of intent any day now with the city to redevelopment the site into a technology campus. The office complex could run to as much as 1.6 million square feet, according to the Globe, making it one of the biggest new developments in region (for comparison, the Pru is 1.2 million square feet).
540 Albany St
Boston, MA 02118

6. 345 Harrison Avenue

345 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118
The city in February 2015 signed off on a two-building, 602-unit apartment complex for the old Graybar Electric site. It will also include tens of thousands of square feet of retail and amenity space, including a 13th-floor "sky lounge." Developer UDR plans to open the complex in early 2018. It's under construction.
345 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118

7. 321 Harrison Avenue

321 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118
Burlington, Mass.-based Nordblom Co. is plunking a 216,000-square-foot office building atop a two-story parking garage. (The site is also known as 1000 Washington Street.) The city signed off on the plans in September, and construction is underway. The building will add a rare new office component to what's become a heavily new-residential corridor.
321 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118