Just call it Back Bay continued

The old Fenway neighborhood will be no more in a few years. There are proposals for development at 1271, 1282, 1325-1341 (Fenway Triangle), 1350, and 1383-1395 Boylston Street. There is also a development above the air rights behind Fenway Park and now a proposal to expand Landmark Center. When I lived in the neighborhood there were no tall buildings along Boylston, now the entire stretch seems destined to be tall and not taller like was proposed but really tall (at least a few of the buildings are over 20 stories and all are over 12). The other problem is that pretty much all of it is luxury housing–don’t listen to the talk of affordable housing, their idea of affordable housing 5 years ago was $1600+ for a one bedroom.

When I lived there, the Fenway was mixed in many different ways. Now it will be just like an extension of the Back Bay: very expensive. Of course this is true of the entire city, Boston is fast becoming a city exclusively for the wealthy. It’s too bad.

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