February 02, 2012
Elkus Manfredi Architects
The Boston Herald's former South End headquarters is slated to be transformed into a six-acre complex of apartments, stores, and restaurants.
Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff
The property's owner plans to replace the Herald's squat brick building (pictured) with four new structures.
Buildings of various heights and parking hidden from the street are two key features of the plan.
A rendering shows the current Herald building. Construction is expected to begin by the end of the year.
A rendering shows the plans for the new development, which will have 475 apartments, a grocery store, and a mix of smaller shops and restaurants.
An aerial view of the site (lower middle), which is next to the intersection of the Massachusetts Turnpike and Interstate 93.