Cultural Center

BEFORE

Dorchester, MA – The project involves the renovation and expansion of an existing 24,000 sf garage into a new 120,000 sf environmentally sustainable mixed-use building. 260 Washington Street will feature a unique mix of 50 one-bedroom residential units, innovative office and co-working space, event/performance space, a birthing and wellness center, 12,000 sf of retail, makers space, and plans for a 2-acre urban garden/food forest adjacent to the building. 260 Washington Street will stand as a model of responsible and contextual mixed-use development within a densely populated residential neighborhood. Located within a five-minute walk from the new Four Corners/Geneva MBTA station along the Fairmount/Indigo Corridor, and the building will also serve as a catalyst for the revitalization of the Washington Street Corridor in Dorchester. DREAM Collaborative conducted a specialized feasibility study and due diligence services and is providing full architectural design and community engagement services. The project is designed for LEED Platinum certification.

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Client:  Third Sector New England and Sustainability Guild International

Services:  Feasibility Study, Architecture

Scope:  120,000 sf mixed-use office, residential, retail, and event/performance space