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Planned transit-oriented projects in Dorchester

Transit-oriented development is sweeping through Dorchester, bringing new housing, shopping options, and broader economic growth that promises to revitalize residential and commercial districts.

The Carruth Phase II

  • Location 1961 to 1981 Dorchester Ave.

  • Project description 84 residences, 43 parking spaces, 4,000 square feet of retail space

  • Transit connection Ashmont Station (Red Line)

  • Status Approved; construction starts early 2016


DotBlock

  • Location Dorchester Avenue, Hancock Street, Greenmount Street

  • Project description 375 residences, 60,000 square feet of retail space, parking garage

  • Transit connection Savin Hill Station (Red Line)

  • Status Under review by the BRA

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

South Bay town center expansion

  • Location Enterprise and Boston streets

  • Project description 500 residences, 115,000 square feet of stores/commercial space, 65,000-square-foot cinema, 200-room hotel, two parking garages

  • Transit connection Andrew Station (Red Line); Newmarket Station (Fairmount Line)

  • Status Under review by the BRA

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

25 Morrissey Blvd.

  • Location 25 Morrissey Blvd., next to Star Market

  • Project description 278 residences, 143 parking spaces

  • Transit connection JFK/UMass Station (Red Line)

  • Status Under construction

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