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247 Hancock Street

Location: 247 Hancock Street, Dorchester, MA 02125

Client: ArxUrban

Size: 48,000 SF

With a flowing, sculptural massing and thoughtful, efficient building layout, 247 Hancock Street brings 47 units of mixed-income housing to the Dorchester neighborhood. The sculpted form reflects the dramatic topography of the ledge the building backs onto, letting the building fit naturally into its context. A pull back at two floors references differing scales of surrounding streetscape, and a setback sixth story creates a resident terrace and maximizes the affordable residential program.

Located next to RODE and Arx Urban’s recently completed multifamily development The Meeting House, 247 Hancock is a key component of the developer’s full-spectrum affordable neighborhood plan.

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