Redevelopment of Charlestown housing project gets smaller, adds new development company

The Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports the latest plans for the re-do of the Bunker Hill housing project call for 2,700 units, down from the original 3,200 and the addition of Leggat McCall as a partner to developer Corcoran Jennison.

The revised plans still call for the replacement of the current 1,100 low-income apartments with new low-income units, in addition to the new mixed-income buildings on the site.

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They've been talking about this for over two years now, but still haven't started? I guess it's good for the families who have to leave during the construction.

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Hooray

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500 fewer units of housing in a region with a housing crisis. That'll work.

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