Fenway tower: Build something interesting
In a city as jam-packed as Boston, future growth needs to be upward. It doesn’t need to be dull or repetitive. When a developer announced plans last week for a 23-story apartment tower on a key parcel in the Fenway, some neighbors took issue with the height. That’s a familiar concern — albeit one that overlooks the many benefits of greater urban density. Fortunately, at least one neighborhood leader raised a different issue: How distinctive will the tower look?