Everyone knows there is a ton of construction going on in Boston right now. Some of that construction is particularly grand in its height—at least by Boston standards. Here is a map of the eight buildings either under construction or planned in the city right now of at least 400 feet.
That is an extraordinary height in a city where 200 feet seems de rigueur and 600 feet is positively revolutionary.
The map does not include projects such as One Bromfield or 1000 Boylston Street, which are still very much on the drawing board and have not received any sort of city approval (the mapped projects all have the city's blessing, at least in part). Nor does it include M.I.T.'s proposed 500-footer in Kendall Square just across the Charles.
We will therefore update this map of Boston's high-rises as things change.Read More