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 public internet center, classrooms, a large multi-purpose recreation room, out-of-school care facilities, 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: March 2018
Total Estimated Cost: $8,000,000

Haynes House Modernization

MPDC is modernizing Haynes House, a 131-unit apartment building at Madison Park Village. The project includes renovating the building exterior, remodeling the interior of the units and the common areas, and upgrading the building systems. 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 demolition and 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.

Project Details

Anticipated Start Date: Spring 2018
Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2019
Total Estimated Cost: $34,000,000

MPIII Townhomes Renovation

MPDC is moving forward with a refinancing and renovation of MPIII – 120 townhouse units within 19 neighboring buildings in Roxbury. The townhomes were originally built in 1977 and have not received any major renovation prior to this project. Good management and repair work have kept the property in fair condition. As a result of its age, however, the development is now in need of significant renovation. This project will focus on the exterior building envelope, site and foundation work, life safety upgrades, selective interior renovation, and modernization for energy upgrades.

Project Details

Start Date: Partial Notice To Proceed Issued Fall 2015; Full Notice To Proceed Issued Winter 2015
Anticipated Completion Date: June 2017
Total Estimated Cost: $61,338,000

MPV Maintenance Building

The MPV Maintenance Building will provide a centralized space to support the general maintenance needs of Madison Park Village. MPV has a total of 550 units stretching over several city blocks near Dudley Square. The 4,800 square foot maintenance building will accommodate staff, materials, and equipment for the upkeep of Madison Park Village.

Project Details

Anticipated Start Date: Ongoing work involves the installation of a water retain age system, plumbing and drainage lines
Anticipated Completion Date: July 2017
Total Estimated Cost: $583,000

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 constructing 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.

Project Details

Anticipated Start Date: September 2017
Anticipated Completion Date: March 2019
Total Estimated Cost: $21,000,000

2101 Washington Street

MPDC is transforming the Tropical Foods building at 2101 Washington Street into 30 mixed-income rental units and 7,500 square feet of retail space. The redevelopment of this historic building will qualify for Historic Tax Credits and will follow National Park Service guidelines for historic rehabilitation. The project is part of the Madison Tropical Parcel 10 Master Development Site located at Washington Street and Melnea Cass Boulevard.

Project Details

Start Date: Currently under construction
Anticipated Completion Date: August 2017
Total Estimated Cost: $18,500,000

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.  Currently the project is under review as part of the BDPA Article 80 Small Project Design Review process. Please see our coUrbanize page for more information about the project.

Project Details

Anticipated Start Date: October 2017
Anticipated Completion Date: February 2019
Total Estimated Cost: $9,000,000

Whittier Street CNI Redevelopment

We are redeveloping the current Whittier Street public housing community into new mixed-income housing and commercial space. The result will be approximately 320 units located in 5 buildings on the current Whittier Street site.  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 (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.

Project Details

Anticipated Start Date: Phase 1 – September 2017, pending HUD approvals and funding
Anticipated Completion Date: June 2020
Total Estimated Cost:  $160,000,000 in three separate phases