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Kaplan Construction has started on a 99,831-square-foot, six-story apartment building in Roxbury, MA.

Nubian Square Multifamily to Cater to Artists, Creative-Economy Individuals

New Atlantic Development and DREAM Development have initiated construction on a 99,831-square-foot, six-story apartment building in the Boston submarket of Roxbury, MA.

Kaplan Construction is serving as general contractor for the property at 2147 Washington Street within the Nubian Square neighborhood. Completion is expected by the summer of 2024.

The DREAM Collaborative-designed building’s first floor will include 2,000 square feet of cafe/restaurant space; 4,400 square feet of artists maker space and y 2,200 square feet of retail/commercial space. The project will also provide 31 parking spaces serving the building occupants in a below-ground garage.

Floors two through five will provide 62 affordable rental housing units. Half of the units will be marketed to artists and individuals engaged in the creative economy. The sixth floor will include 12 for-sale condominium units – four affordable at 70% AMI, four at 100% AMI and four at market rate.

2147 Washington is being designed to Passive House standards.

Photo courtesy DREAM Collective


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