Clip: Mission Hill Deal Derailed

A piece tracing the history of a contentious city development deal, currently waylaid by legal wrangling.

When it was announced last year, the Parker/Terrace redevelopment project on the border of Mission Hill and Roxbury was supposed to be a dream deal for the Department of Neighborhood Development: A disused lot in a semi-industrial neighborhood being turned into a 44-unit, mixed-use development, so green conscious it would pump energy back into the grid.

But in a process perhaps emblematic of just how tough it can be to get development deals done in Boston, the strident opposition of one pair of neighbors has left the project in limbo for nearly a year.

PDF of full article: Mission Hill

Link to article (paywalled):

Banker & Tradesman, April 12, 2015.  Photo gallery of site images I shot is here.

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