Dewitt Center

MPDC is constructing the Dewitt Center – a new 21,374 square foot building that will serve as a community resource. It will be located at 122 Dewitt Drive in the center of Madison Park Village. The facility will include a technology center, classrooms, a large multi-purpose recreation room, out-of-school program, wellness programs, management offices, and outdoor programming space. This new facility will allow for expanded services and programs for Madison Park Village residents and the greater Lower Roxbury community.

Project Details

Start Date: December 2016
Anticipated Completion Date: April 2018
Total Estimated Cost: $8,000,000

Haynes House Modernization

MPDC is in the planning process for a modernization of Haynes House, a 131-unit apartment building at Madison Park Village. The project includes renovating the building exterior, upgrading the building systems, and some improvements for the unit interiors. The proposed plans also include the construction of handicap units to meet the needs of current and future residents with disabilities.

Project Details

Anticipated Start Date: Currently in the schematic design phase with project architects and consultants.  Estimated construction start, October 2018
Anticipated Completion Date: November 2019
Total Estimated Cost: $42,000,000

Madison Melnea Cass Apartments

We are expanding the amount of affordable housing we offer in Roxbury through the construction of a 4-story, 16-unit building at 40 Raynor Circle and new construction of a 5-story, 60-unit building at Melnea Cass Boulevard and Brooke Marshall Field. The project is being planned and developed with the Boston Housing Authority and Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc., as part of the Choice Neighborhood Initiative, a HUD program which helps redevelop traditional public housing. The units will range from deeply affordable to market rate rents.

Project Details

Anticipated Start Date: Winter 2018
Anticipated Completion Date: Spring 2019
Total Estimated Cost: $39,000,000

MPIII Townhomes Renovation

The Renovation of MPIII Townhomes – 120 townhouse units within 19 neighboring buildings is now complete. The townhomes were originally built in 1977 and have not received any major renovation prior to this project. All 19 buildings received a new exterior building envelope, site and foundation work, life safety upgrades, selective interior renovation, and modernization for energy upgrades.

Project Details

Start Date: Fall 2015
Anticipated Completion Date: June 2017
Total Estimated Cost: $61,429,000

Smith House Renovation

We are undertaking a complete renovation of a 132-unit senior housing building. The building is located in Madison Park Village and was constructed in 1973. This project includes upgrading the building systems, modernizing the units, reconfiguring the common areas, and adding universal design features. This renovation, along with enhanced services and programs for seniors, will further enable residents to age at home in the community.

Project Details

Start Date: January 2017
Anticipated Completion Date: May 2018
Total Estimated Cost: $31,750,000

2085 Washington Street

We are planning a 59,000 square foot retail/commercial ‘Gateway’ building at the corner of Washington Street and Melnea Cass Boulevard. The project is fully permitted as part of the Madison Tropical Parcel 10 Master Development Site and is currently in the leasing and predevelopment phase. Construction depends on lease commitments and final approvals from the B.P.D.A.

Project Details

Anticipated Start Date: 2018
Anticipated Completion Date: March 2019
Total Estimated Cost: $24,000,000

2451 Washington Street

We are creating opportunities for homeownership near the heart of Dudley Square with this project. It includes the construction of 16 mixed-income condominium units. These units will consist of 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom floor plans and will feature contemporary designs.  The project has completed the Article 80 Small Project Design Review process, and construction documents are near complete. We anticipate starting construction in early 2018. Please see our coUrbanize page for more information about the project.

Project Details

Anticipated Start Date: January 2019
Anticipated Completion Date: February 2019
Total Estimated Cost: $9,000,000

Whittier Street CNI Redevelopment

MPDC is participating in the redevelopment of the current Whittier Street public housing community as part of the Choice Neighborhood Initiative (CNI). CNI is a HUD program for revitalizing traditional public housing and is similar to the one used to redevelop Orchard Park into Orchard Gardens in the late 1990s. Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. and MPDC, along with the Boston Housing Authority. The Whittier Street public housing development will be redeveloped into a new mixed-income housing community and will include commercial space.  The result will be approximately 300+ units located in 5 buildings on the current Whittier Street site.

Project Details

Anticipated Start Date: Phase 1 – January 2018
Anticipated Completion Date: June 2020
Total Estimated Cost:  $160,000,000 in three separate phases