Knit the neighborhood back together.
Create a new line of connection along Bunker Hill Street with active storefronts and beautiful landscaping.
Tell Charlestown's story.
Layer the site's rich history into landscape architecture and cultural programming. Potential stories include:
Reflect Charlestown's character with architecture.
Complement fine-grained urban fabric with historic sensitivty and multiple architects working to create design variety on each block.
Create a safe, walkable and inviting neighborhood.
Activate sidewalks, prioritize pedestrians, and foster social interaction among diverse residents and neighbors.
Use the same design for affordable and market-rate units.
Hold all units to the same high standard regardless of their affordable or market-rate designation.
Build two new parks; give each one a unique character and role.
Introduce a square for reflection on history and a common for gathering with neighbors.