Full House: A History of American Multigenerational Living

Muiltigenerational Housing since 1950

While multigenerational living is often discussed as a new trend driven by recent economic factors, its roots actually extend much farther back. In fact, for most of American history, multigenerational living has been the norm, not the exception. Throughout the 19th century, most Americans…

Multigenerational Housing 101

Mulitgenerational Housing

Shifting demographics are changing the types of housing that are in demand. One category of housing that has become increasingly popular are types that can accommodate multiple generations. This is the first installment of a new series on multigenerational living. Here we explore different…

286-290 Tremont Street

286-290 Tremont Street Front Rendering

Boston, MA – 286-290 Tremont Street, known as Parcel 12C, is located in one of the densest sections of Boston, situated between a parking garage and The Doubletree Hotel, as well as being at the convergence point of several neighborhoods, including Chinatown to the…

22-24 Magazine Street

22-24 Magazine St Front Rendering

Cambridge, MA – DREAM Collaborative is working with MIT Investment Management Company (MITIMCo) to provide design and construction administration services for the rehabilitation of 22-24 Magazine Street in Central Square, Cambridge. The 16,000 sf, 12-unit, four-story walk-up apartment building suffered significant fire damage in…

75-81 Dudley Street

75 81 Front Rendering

Roxbury, MA – 75-81 Dudley Street is the sister project of 2451 Washington Street, sharing the same development and design team. The project completes the infill of the site and serves as a portal to the John Eliot Square neighborhood. The proposed program includes…

DREAM Recognized for Leadership in Diversity & Inclusion

July 10, 2019 – The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce honored DREAM Collaborative with the 2019 Small Business of the Year Diversity & Inclusion Award. We are very grateful for the mission-alignment and strong relationships we experience with our community of partners. Together, we…

Dixwell Plaza Redevelopment

Office Dixwell Rendering

New Haven, CT – DREAM Collaborative and Stull + Lee have been engaged to develop and test conceptual programming and planning scenarios for Dixwell Plaza, which has led to the delivery of a master plan. This redevelopment seeks to revitalize a key piece of…

UMass Boston Bayside Development Site

UMASS BOSTON BAYSIDE DEVELOPMENT SITE

Boston, MA – DREAM Collaborative and Stantec have been engaged to provide site analysis, urban design, masterplanning, and permitting for the former Bayside Expo Center site at Columbia Point. The mixed-use site envisions residential, academic, office/lab, and retail components to create a vibrant 24/7…

2147 Washington Street

Roxbury, MA – The DREAM Collaborative and New Atlantic Development team was selected to redevelop 2147 Washington Street in Dudley Square. The new 6-story building will create an active live/work/play environment that encourages community engagement with daytime and evening activity. Project highlights include: Housing…

DREAM + Rosie’s Place

November 30, 2018 – DREAM Team members had a blast supporting the amazing staff at Rosie’s Place by prepping, cooking, serving, and cleaning up after a delicious meal that served about 100 poor and homeless women and children. We are honored to support the…