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Our Updated Residential Heatmap: 66 Projects and Counting

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It was about a month ago that we loosed our Residential Heatmap showing 63 apartment and condo projects going up Hub-wide. It's time to update it already. We've added the likes of the Victor, a 286-unit apartment tower with 17,000 square feet of retail; the 18-unit 319 A Street; and the 14-unit condo at 70 Prospect Street in Somerville, which may very well mimic Manhattan's Flatiron Building in its design.


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The Ink Block

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The old Boston Herald HQ is set to become 475 one- to three-bedroom apartments, plus 80,000 square feet of retail, including a grocery store.

345 Harrison Avenue

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Directly across the street from the Ink Block, this 2-acre site is slated to become a mix of apartments and retail.

275 Albany Street

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Once slated to be part hotel, the would-be South End buffer is now to be two buildings of up to 380 apartments, with a parking garage in between.

1115 Washington Street

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Now occupied by a service station and a parking lot, it's supposed to become a mix of apartments and retail.

The Kensington

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The 27-story, 381-unit Kensington topped off on Dec. 19.

319 A Street Rear

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A wing of executive training program Goldman Sachs got the O.K. to build the tallest building in Southie's Fort Point Channel area: 20 stories over 257,000 square feet, with 202 units.

1282 Boylston Street

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The city O.K.'d 210 apartments, along with office and retail.

120 Kingston Street

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This 240-unit project on the edge of Chinatown broke ground in late September.

Waterside Place

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A 236-unit apartment tower, with 10,000 square feet of retail, was approved for Mayor Menino’s beloved Innovation District (it will have 8,000 square feet as well of “innovation space”)

45 Stuart Street

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The city approved this $125 million project in November that will create 404 studio, one- and two-bedrooms.

Maxwell's Green

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The first of the four buildings comprising this ransit-oriented, 184-unit spread less than a mile from Davis Square opened in September, with studios renting for $1,831.

Jackson Square

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This is the first and largest component of the city-backed, 14-building Jackson Square redevelopment, where JP meets Roxbury, that's been at least 10 years in the making. This largest component will have 103 rental units, including 35 affordable ones, as well as more than 16,000 square feet of commercial and retail space.

Fenway Center

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The five-building, solar-powered development looked all set to go until late last year, when yet another dispute (this one between developer John Rosenthal and the state over a lease for the site) derailed things.

6-26 New Street

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This Eastie waterfront project will have 163 apartments, a restaurant on the ground floor, a water taxi landing and public access to the harbor (as well as 126 parking spaces). A larger version (rendered) would have put 224 units in the project, but was considered too big.

Hodge Boiler Works

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This is another scaled-back project, from 119 units to 95. It will also have 52 parking spaces, and Zipcar plans to set up nearby. Yay!

49 Melcher Street

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These 23 loft-style apartments are expected to be available this fall; and are part of what brokers and developers have dubbed "the M Block."

63 Melcher Street

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Twenty-three of the 38 apartments here are expected to be "innovation units," akin to micro-apartments. Three are two-bedrooms, the rest one-bedroom artist lofts.

381 Congress Street

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Within the Innovation District, this mixed-use project will turn a five-story warehouse into 44 apartments with ground-floor retail.

411 D Street

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Another Innovation District creation, this project will feature 26 so-called innovation unites (read: micro-apartments) as well as 197 normal ones

267 Medford Street

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This Charlestown project has been 17 years in the making due to legal disputes and recessions. It will have 124 loft-style apartments average 800 square feet in size and renting for between $1,800 to $1,900 a month.

The Arlington

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This 128-apartment redevelopment of an old charter-school building is brought to you by the same folks who built the luxury condo, The Clarendon.

2 H Street

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This project faced vociferous local opposition because most of its apartments were small (read: not for families, but hard-partying singletons). That changed in the final plans announced in July: 10 of the 127 apartments will be three-bedrooms.

The Element

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The 100-unit building is part of Allston's so-called Green District, and will have greenery covering the roof so as to act as a a natural thermometer for the building.

The Edge

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The 79-unit, four-story building will also be part of the ballyhooed Green District of Allston.

Portside at East Pier

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The first component of this 26-acre project on the Eastie waterfront, a 176-apartment building, got under way in late January. All total, the project is supposed to have 566 apartments.

11 West Broadway

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Never mind the 50 apartments (all of them one- and two-bedrooms). This new project is most famous (or infamous) for hosting the first Starbucks in Southie (at least, the first not on the waterfront).

40 Trinity Place

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A redevelopment of the Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center, this will be a 33-story building with 220 four-star hotel rooms and 142 condos.

Nashua Street Residences

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The tower by TD Garden is slated to be 38 stories of 503 apartments... that may become condos, depending on the market.

399 Chestnut Hill Avenue

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This new building will consume the old Circle Cinema and an Applebee's on the Brookline-Boston border. It's due to have 82 apartments and dozens more hotel rooms.

1085 Boylston Street

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This new building in the Fenway would not only have 30 apartments (all one-bedrooms) and underground parking, but a green roof accessible to tenants. Moreover! The developer wants to use the revenue from the building to fund its charity work.

Millennium Tower

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The mother of all recent Boston towers is slated to fill the old Filene's site in Downtown Crossing with at least 500 condos and apartments. The adjoining Burnham Building, moreover, is to be redone with its very late 19th-century origins in mind.

Fan Pier Plaza

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The 15-story glass building is expected to get under way this summer, creating 130 condos with fabulous views in a Boston that has seen a lot of condo planning but little construction.

Millennium Place

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By the same folks who are bringing you the Millennium Tower, this 256-unit condo tower, slated to open late next year, will have all the bells and whistles: a private club; a fitness center; a 24-hour concierge; even a members-only program of cultural events.

Avalon Exeter

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This 187-unit, 28-story apartment tower broke ground in September 2011. It runs from studios to family-friendly three-bedrooms.

361 Centre Street

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Holy god, this one's been controversial! The conversion of the old Blessed Sacrament off Hyde Park was supposed to lead to more affordable housing in JP; but has instead led to 32 condos that will run from $269,000 to $725,000—not exactly affordable for the neighborhood.

Olmsted Place

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Still controversial despite its O.K. from the city in November, this project will replace the former Home for Little Wanderers complex with a 196-unit, higher-end apartment building.

Assembly Row

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Easily one of the Hub's biggest and most ambitious developments (it tried—though failed—to land meatball-maker Ikea), Somerville's Assembly Row is to include 2,050 housing units total, plus commercial space and a hotel. The first couple of apartment buildings are under way, with 448 apartments total. Tenants should be able to begin moving in this summer.

Watermark Kendall East

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This development will by this summer add 144 apartments to the Watermark Kendall Square complex (which includes 321 in a tower completed in 2007).

TD Garden Towers

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These two towers, each at least 430 feet high, are slated to go up on the site of the old Boston Garden. One would include hundreds of apartments or condos (the other would be offices); both would have retail, including a Target and a supermarket.

7 Cameron

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This four-story, 37-apartment building is going up at the old North Cambridge site of Rounder Records.

Roslindale Square

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The rehab of the old power substation off Roslindale Square will be paid for by the approximately 40 apartments slated to go up on an adjoining lot.

Barry's Corner

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Part of Harvard's mega-development in Allston, these two buildings would have 325 apartments as well as 45,000 square feet of retail.

Lovejoy Wharf

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This big mixed-use development will include approximately 100 apartments in a 14-story building.

Atmark Cambridge

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The first 260 apartments in this 428-unit complex are expected to be available this summer.

160 Cambridgepark Drive Residences

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Construction is under way on this 398-unit complex in suddenly building-busy North Cambridge.

165 Cambridgepark Drive

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This 244-unit complex is to include nine three-bedrooms, 74 two-bedrooms, 117 one-bedrooms and 44 studios.

Residences at Alewife

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This 227-unit building is slated to replace the site of the old Faces nightclub. Apartments could be available as early as June.

Columbia Point

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This gritty stretch of Dorchester is due for a major overhaul, including a two-building complex with 278 studios, one-bedrooms and two-bedrooms renting from $1,200 to just over $2,000. More apartments are slated in other buildings there as well.

22-26 West Broadway

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The six-story, 31-unit building sits right across from the Broadway T stop.

NorthPoint

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The first part of what could become a 5 million-square-foot mega-development where Cambridge meets Charlestown is a 20-story apartment tower with 355 luxury units as well as ground-floor retail.

Old Colony

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The first phase of this affordable-housing redevelopment produced 116 housing units in mid-rise buildings, along with four groups of townhouses, which in turn contain close to 34 one- to five-bedroom units.

132 Brookline Avenue

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Another Fenway Triangle addition, this puppy is supposed to be 17 stories, with ground-floor retail and around 150 rentals.

1325 Boylston Street

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This development in Fenway Triangle will have two eight-story towers, one residential and one commercial, both capping four stories of retail. The residential tower is supposed to include around 150 rentals.

Charlesview Residences

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This project takes a 213-unit affordable housing complex nearby and expands it to 240 rentals, including four-bedroom townhouses. There's supposed to be underground parking for 243 cars.

Charing Cross

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The 55-unit condo will replace a run-down, thankfully vacant, nursing home that the city acquired in foreclosure in 2005. The four-story, 65,000-square-foot building will include 37 market-rate condos, with the rest affordable.

615 East Fourth Street

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The old (as in Civil War-era old) Gate of Heaven church is slated to become 24 rentals, including 10 bi-level ones on the upper two floors.

Seaport Square

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Lead developer John Hynes has not given up on this mega-development, which is supposed to include 750 apartments in two 22-story buildings. There have been fights and falling-outs among the partners but Hynes, who has sold some of the square's 23 develop-able acres, reiterated in December that the twin-tower scheme could still happen.

The Chevron on Tremont

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This conversion replaced one of the South End's last freestanding retail buildings, that of the Olde Dutch Cottage Candy & Antiques store. It will be replaced by floor-through condos costing at least $3 million apiece and having at least three bedrooms each.

Parcel 39A

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The apartments in this 54-unit building in the Charlestown Navy Yard are slated to be a mix of one-bedrooms and studios.

Christian Science Plaza Towers

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The taller of these two towers, at 50 floors, will have condos and hotel rooms. The shorter, at 20 floors, will have apartments. Both will have significant retail space.

225 Dorchester Street

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Developers plan to demolish the former St. Augustine’s Church and build a 32-unit condo building.

192 Pleasant Street

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There's some concern over how the building, full of mostly one- and two-bedrooms, will fit on its site, but it's due to have 14 units total.

49 L Street

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A nine-unit project, including a three-bedroom townhouse, will replace a commercial property.

The Victor

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The Victor will have 44 studios; 170 one-bedrooms; and 72 two-bedrooms as well as 17,000 square feet of retail space and 121 garaged parking spaces. It's due to open this summer.

319 A Street

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The 18-unit building in Fort Point will be comprised of two- and three-bedrooms.

70 Prospect Street

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There will be 14 condos in a modernist building that may mimic the Flatiron Building in Manhattan.

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The Ink Block

The old Boston Herald HQ is set to become 475 one- to three-bedroom apartments, plus 80,000 square feet of retail, including a grocery store.

345 Harrison Avenue

Directly across the street from the Ink Block, this 2-acre site is slated to become a mix of apartments and retail.

275 Albany Street

Once slated to be part hotel, the would-be South End buffer is now to be two buildings of up to 380 apartments, with a parking garage in between.

1115 Washington Street

Now occupied by a service station and a parking lot, it's supposed to become a mix of apartments and retail.

The Kensington

The 27-story, 381-unit Kensington topped off on Dec. 19.

319 A Street Rear

A wing of executive training program Goldman Sachs got the O.K. to build the tallest building in Southie's Fort Point Channel area: 20 stories over 257,000 square feet, with 202 units.

1282 Boylston Street

The city O.K.'d 210 apartments, along with office and retail.

120 Kingston Street

This 240-unit project on the edge of Chinatown broke ground in late September.

Waterside Place

A 236-unit apartment tower, with 10,000 square feet of retail, was approved for Mayor Menino’s beloved Innovation District (it will have 8,000 square feet as well of “innovation space”)

45 Stuart Street

The city approved this $125 million project in November that will create 404 studio, one- and two-bedrooms.

Maxwell's Green

The first of the four buildings comprising this ransit-oriented, 184-unit spread less than a mile from Davis Square opened in September, with studios renting for $1,831.

Jackson Square

This is the first and largest component of the city-backed, 14-building Jackson Square redevelopment, where JP meets Roxbury, that's been at least 10 years in the making. This largest component will have 103 rental units, including 35 affordable ones, as well as more than 16,000 square feet of commercial and retail space.

Fenway Center

The five-building, solar-powered development looked all set to go until late last year, when yet another dispute (this one between developer John Rosenthal and the state over a lease for the site) derailed things.

6-26 New Street

This Eastie waterfront project will have 163 apartments, a restaurant on the ground floor, a water taxi landing and public access to the harbor (as well as 126 parking spaces). A larger version (rendered) would have put 224 units in the project, but was considered too big.

Hodge Boiler Works

This is another scaled-back project, from 119 units to 95. It will also have 52 parking spaces, and Zipcar plans to set up nearby. Yay!

49 Melcher Street

These 23 loft-style apartments are expected to be available this fall; and are part of what brokers and developers have dubbed "the M Block."

63 Melcher Street

Twenty-three of the 38 apartments here are expected to be "innovation units," akin to micro-apartments. Three are two-bedrooms, the rest one-bedroom artist lofts.

381 Congress Street

Within the Innovation District, this mixed-use project will turn a five-story warehouse into 44 apartments with ground-floor retail.

411 D Street

Another Innovation District creation, this project will feature 26 so-called innovation unites (read: micro-apartments) as well as 197 normal ones

267 Medford Street

This Charlestown project has been 17 years in the making due to legal disputes and recessions. It will have 124 loft-style apartments average 800 square feet in size and renting for between $1,800 to $1,900 a month.

The Arlington

This 128-apartment redevelopment of an old charter-school building is brought to you by the same folks who built the luxury condo, The Clarendon.

2 H Street

This project faced vociferous local opposition because most of its apartments were small (read: not for families, but hard-partying singletons). That changed in the final plans announced in July: 10 of the 127 apartments will be three-bedrooms.

The Element

The 100-unit building is part of Allston's so-called Green District, and will have greenery covering the roof so as to act as a a natural thermometer for the building.

The Edge

The 79-unit, four-story building will also be part of the ballyhooed Green District of Allston.

Portside at East Pier

The first component of this 26-acre project on the Eastie waterfront, a 176-apartment building, got under way in late January. All total, the project is supposed to have 566 apartments.

11 West Broadway

Never mind the 50 apartments (all of them one- and two-bedrooms). This new project is most famous (or infamous) for hosting the first Starbucks in Southie (at least, the first not on the waterfront).

40 Trinity Place

A redevelopment of the Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center, this will be a 33-story building with 220 four-star hotel rooms and 142 condos.

Nashua Street Residences

The tower by TD Garden is slated to be 38 stories of 503 apartments... that may become condos, depending on the market.

399 Chestnut Hill Avenue

This new building will consume the old Circle Cinema and an Applebee's on the Brookline-Boston border. It's due to have 82 apartments and dozens more hotel rooms.

1085 Boylston Street

This new building in the Fenway would not only have 30 apartments (all one-bedrooms) and underground parking, but a green roof accessible to tenants. Moreover! The developer wants to use the revenue from the building to fund its charity work.

Millennium Tower

The mother of all recent Boston towers is slated to fill the old Filene's site in Downtown Crossing with at least 500 condos and apartments. The adjoining Burnham Building, moreover, is to be redone with its very late 19th-century origins in mind.

Fan Pier Plaza

The 15-story glass building is expected to get under way this summer, creating 130 condos with fabulous views in a Boston that has seen a lot of condo planning but little construction.

Millennium Place

By the same folks who are bringing you the Millennium Tower, this 256-unit condo tower, slated to open late next year, will have all the bells and whistles: a private club; a fitness center; a 24-hour concierge; even a members-only program of cultural events.

Avalon Exeter

This 187-unit, 28-story apartment tower broke ground in September 2011. It runs from studios to family-friendly three-bedrooms.

361 Centre Street

Holy god, this one's been controversial! The conversion of the old Blessed Sacrament off Hyde Park was supposed to lead to more affordable housing in JP; but has instead led to 32 condos that will run from $269,000 to $725,000—not exactly affordable for the neighborhood.

Olmsted Place

Still controversial despite its O.K. from the city in November, this project will replace the former Home for Little Wanderers complex with a 196-unit, higher-end apartment building.

Assembly Row

Easily one of the Hub's biggest and most ambitious developments (it tried—though failed—to land meatball-maker Ikea), Somerville's Assembly Row is to include 2,050 housing units total, plus commercial space and a hotel. The first couple of apartment buildings are under way, with 448 apartments total. Tenants should be able to begin moving in this summer.

Watermark Kendall East

This development will by this summer add 144 apartments to the Watermark Kendall Square complex (which includes 321 in a tower completed in 2007).

TD Garden Towers

These two towers, each at least 430 feet high, are slated to go up on the site of the old Boston Garden. One would include hundreds of apartments or condos (the other would be offices); both would have retail, including a Target and a supermarket.

7 Cameron

This four-story, 37-apartment building is going up at the old North Cambridge site of Rounder Records.

Roslindale Square

The rehab of the old power substation off Roslindale Square will be paid for by the approximately 40 apartments slated to go up on an adjoining lot.

Barry's Corner

Part of Harvard's mega-development in Allston, these two buildings would have 325 apartments as well as 45,000 square feet of retail.

Lovejoy Wharf

This big mixed-use development will include approximately 100 apartments in a 14-story building.

Atmark Cambridge

The first 260 apartments in this 428-unit complex are expected to be available this summer.

160 Cambridgepark Drive Residences

Construction is under way on this 398-unit complex in suddenly building-busy North Cambridge.

165 Cambridgepark Drive

This 244-unit complex is to include nine three-bedrooms, 74 two-bedrooms, 117 one-bedrooms and 44 studios.

Residences at Alewife

This 227-unit building is slated to replace the site of the old Faces nightclub. Apartments could be available as early as June.

Columbia Point

This gritty stretch of Dorchester is due for a major overhaul, including a two-building complex with 278 studios, one-bedrooms and two-bedrooms renting from $1,200 to just over $2,000. More apartments are slated in other buildings there as well.

22-26 West Broadway

The six-story, 31-unit building sits right across from the Broadway T stop.

NorthPoint

The first part of what could become a 5 million-square-foot mega-development where Cambridge meets Charlestown is a 20-story apartment tower with 355 luxury units as well as ground-floor retail.

Old Colony

The first phase of this affordable-housing redevelopment produced 116 housing units in mid-rise buildings, along with four groups of townhouses, which in turn contain close to 34 one- to five-bedroom units.

132 Brookline Avenue

Another Fenway Triangle addition, this puppy is supposed to be 17 stories, with ground-floor retail and around 150 rentals.

1325 Boylston Street

This development in Fenway Triangle will have two eight-story towers, one residential and one commercial, both capping four stories of retail. The residential tower is supposed to include around 150 rentals.

Charlesview Residences

This project takes a 213-unit affordable housing complex nearby and expands it to 240 rentals, including four-bedroom townhouses. There's supposed to be underground parking for 243 cars.

Charing Cross

The 55-unit condo will replace a run-down, thankfully vacant, nursing home that the city acquired in foreclosure in 2005. The four-story, 65,000-square-foot building will include 37 market-rate condos, with the rest affordable.

615 East Fourth Street

The old (as in Civil War-era old) Gate of Heaven church is slated to become 24 rentals, including 10 bi-level ones on the upper two floors.

Seaport Square

Lead developer John Hynes has not given up on this mega-development, which is supposed to include 750 apartments in two 22-story buildings. There have been fights and falling-outs among the partners but Hynes, who has sold some of the square's 23 develop-able acres, reiterated in December that the twin-tower scheme could still happen.

The Chevron on Tremont

This conversion replaced one of the South End's last freestanding retail buildings, that of the Olde Dutch Cottage Candy & Antiques store. It will be replaced by floor-through condos costing at least $3 million apiece and having at least three bedrooms each.

Parcel 39A

The apartments in this 54-unit building in the Charlestown Navy Yard are slated to be a mix of one-bedrooms and studios.

Christian Science Plaza Towers

The taller of these two towers, at 50 floors, will have condos and hotel rooms. The shorter, at 20 floors, will have apartments. Both will have significant retail space.

225 Dorchester Street

Developers plan to demolish the former St. Augustine’s Church and build a 32-unit condo building.

192 Pleasant Street

There's some concern over how the building, full of mostly one- and two-bedrooms, will fit on its site, but it's due to have 14 units total.

49 L Street

A nine-unit project, including a three-bedroom townhouse, will replace a commercial property.

The Victor

The Victor will have 44 studios; 170 one-bedrooms; and 72 two-bedrooms as well as 17,000 square feet of retail space and 121 garaged parking spaces. It's due to open this summer.

319 A Street

The 18-unit building in Fort Point will be comprised of two- and three-bedrooms.

70 Prospect Street

There will be 14 condos in a modernist building that may mimic the Flatiron Building in Manhattan.