There are at least 15 buildings planned or going up in Boston that are slated to be 20 stories or higher, including conversions and additions to existing properties. This is more than at any one time in years, decades even. These new projects range from what will be Boston's tallest residential spire, the Millennium Tower, to squatter, but no less transformative addresses, like the 20-story 319 A Street, destined to be Fort Point Channel's tallest building.
Herewith, then, the Curbed Boston Boston Towers Heatmap (redundancy intended), detailing just where and for what purposes these amazons are going up. (And why 20 stories as the cutoff? It's roughly one-third the height of the Hancock, Boston's tallest skyscraper. We figured that once you're getting to or past one-third of that, you're getting noticed; plus, it's impressive, given the strictures of building big in Boston.)Read More