Project Category: Workforce + Affordable

Appleton Mills

The 130 artist live/work lofts at Appleton Mills establish the 15-acre, mixed-use Hamilton Canal District as one of Massachusetts preeminent creative communities. Located on an “island” bounded by canals that powered former industries, this adaptive reuse restores the extant masonry mill remains, reuses the cast iron columns, and reengages bridges linking across canals. Site walkways trace […]

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Finch

Designed to Enterprise Green criteria and the first affordable Passive House building in Massachusetts, Finch Cambridge prioritizes holistic sustainable principles while staying laser focused on energy and resilience.  Inspired in form and materiality by the urban wildland of Fresh Pond Reservoir across the street, the façade is warm and playful, with tree-like columns and roof […]

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Holtzer Park

Creating 62 new affordable homes in the first new building constructed as part of the larger redevelopment on the former Holtzer Electric Factory site, Holtzer Park was approved through the City of Boston’s Article 80 process, with input through extensive community and agency stakeholder meetings. The design integrates this underutilized TOD land back into the […]

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Arlington Point

A key component of the Arlington Mills redevelopment in Lawrence, MA, this mill (formerly known as Van Brodie Mill) has been gut renovated for 102 apartments. Located adjacent to Steven’s Pond for the water supply for manufacturing, the housing now benefits from long views across the pond. Constructed as a warehouse, the building had been […]

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