The Great Hall, a 13,000-square-foot space to run between Federal and Devonshire streets, is the centerpiece of Millennium Partners’ proposal for the redevelopment of Winthrop Square.

Millennium’s Shadow Problem

It’s time to say good riddance to the state’s silly shadow law.
The aim of a pair of arcane and quixotic 1990 statutes – technically two separate laws, one for Boston Common, the other for the Public Garden – are to protect the crown jewels of the city’s park system from the shadows that would be cast by new towers.


Millennium Tower Boston Dominates High-End Sales

The second full week of July was huge for the 60-story Millenium Tower Boston. Nearly three years after breaking ground at the site of the former Filene’s in Downtown Crossing, the first wave of units closed at the Boston’s tallest residential building.

A Millennium Tower Boston condo unit features marble kitchen islands, Sub-Zero wine fridge and views of the Seaport District.

Millennium Tower Nears The Finish Line

Life in the Millennium Tower Boston is a study in contrasts, from the clubby residents’ lounge with its marble and wood finishes to the modern living quarters above with floor-to-ceiling windows showing off expansive views of Boston and beyond.


Buyer Of Millennium Penthouse Identified As Former MA Resident

According to news reports, the penthouse condominium in Boston’s Millennium Tower will be sold to Irish billionaire John Grayken. The Boston Business Journal first reported the buyer’s identity. The condo went under agreement earlier this year, but as it has not yet closed, the buyer was unidentified. The BBJ reports several anonymous sources confirmed...

Caffè Nero Plans Second Location In Downtown Crossing

Caffè Nero has signed a lease in the Burnham Building in Boston’s Downtown Crossing. The London-based coffeehouse opened its first local location in 2013 at Millennium Place in downtown Boston and later opened shops at 360 Longwood Ave. and 733 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain. Another is planned at 368 Congress St. in Fort...

59-Story Downtown Crossing Residential Tower Plans Revealed

A New York City developer has unveiled plans for a 59-story, 607,000-square-foot skyscraper in Boston’s Downtown Crossing that would contain 473 condominiums and apartments. Midwood Investment & Development has been briefing neighborhood and business organizations on the project as it prepares to submit a formal filing with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) within two...

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...

Developer Pitches Another Millennium-Sized Tower In Boston

A New York developer is drawing up designs for a luxury condo and apartment skyscraper that would rival the 60-story Millennium Tower in Boston’s Downtown Crossing. “It’ll be extremely sleek and contemporary with lots of glass,” said Sue Hawkes, CEO of the Boston-based brokerage Collaborative Cos. “And very tall – everything that you would...
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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...