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BPDA Skeptical About ‘Great Hall’ At Winthrop Square Tower

As the Boston Planning and Development Agency moves to the next step in its review of the controversial project on the Winthrop Square garage site at 115 Federal St., it’s indicating skepticism about whether the 12,000-square-foot public hall running between Federal and Devonshire streets would provide sufficient public amenities.

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Shadow Law Fight Heads To City Council

The fate of Millennium Partners’ billion-dollar development in Boston’s Winthrop Square garage site heads to the city council this week as regulators seek a one-time exception to laws limiting shadows cast by new buildings on Boston Common and the Public Garden.

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Winthrop Square Tower Could Shift More Flights North Of Boston

Construction of a 775-foot-tall skyscraper in Boston’s Winthrop Square would interfere with a busy Logan International Airport departure path and shift more flights to a runway that’s prompted complaints from residents in communities north and west of the city. A tower taller than 710 feet would significantly reduce the capacity of the departure corridor...
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Millennium Tower’s $37.5M Penthouse Under Agreement

The Millennium Tower Boston’s 60th-story penthouse unit, which had been listed for $37.5 million, has been placed under agreement as a “family residence,” developer Millennium Partners said today. The 13,000-square-foot luxury residence atop the 625-foot-tall skyscraper in Downtown Crossing is one of 442 condominiums in the city’s newest landmark. The remaining units are available...
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Millennium Tower Reaches Latest Milestone

Construction crews placed the final beam atop the 60th story of the Millennium Tower in Boston’s Downtown Crossing on the two-year anniversary of its groundbreaking. The 442-unit luxury tower has pre-sold 90 percent of its units in advance of its anticipated summer 2016 opening. Richard Baumert, a partner with developer Millennium Partners, said the...

Roche Bros. Opens In Downtown Crossing

Wellesley-based grocery store chain Roche Bros. today opened the doors to its flagship Downtown Crossing store in Boston at the newly restored Burnham Building, formerly home to Filene’s Basement. “We’ve been committed to personal service, product quality and community involvement ever since we opened in 1952,” Roche Bros CEO Rick Roche, a second-generation owner...