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A sneak peek at The Viridian

New apartment development prepares to open in Fenway

The Viridian will feature 342 residences, including 38 affordable-housing units, as well as 295 underground parking spaces and 10,000 square feet of ground-level retail space.
The Viridian will feature 342 residences, including 38 affordable-housing units, as well as 295 underground parking spaces and 10,000 square feet of ground-level retail space. (David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
The development, located at 1282 Boylston St., offers views of Fenway Park. The site used to be a parking lot and a McDonald’s.
The development, located at 1282 Boylston St., offers views of Fenway Park. The site used to be a parking lot and a McDonald’s.(David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
Views of the Boston skyline from The Abbey Group development, where prices range from $2,300 per month for a studio up to $4,700 for a three-bedroom unit.
Views of the Boston skyline from The Abbey Group development, where prices range from $2,300 per month for a studio up to $4,700 for a three-bedroom unit.(David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
Floor-to-ceiling windows — some operable — are a feature in every unit. Select apartments have Juliet balconies accessed by sliding doors.
Floor-to-ceiling windows — some operable — are a feature in every unit. Select apartments have Juliet balconies accessed by sliding doors. (David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
The apartments feature 9-foot ceilings and recessed lighting.
The apartments feature 9-foot ceilings and recessed lighting.(David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
The Blomberg appliances are stainless-steel: dishwashers, flush wall ovens, refrigerators with built-in wine racks, and concealed microwaves.
The Blomberg appliances are stainless-steel: dishwashers, flush wall ovens, refrigerators with built-in wine racks, and concealed microwaves.(David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
The apartments offer a choice of two color palettes: blonde or espresso.
The apartments offer a choice of two color palettes: blonde or espresso.(David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
Custom carpeting, wide-plank flooring, and smartphone-controlled lighting are standard.
Custom carpeting, wide-plank flooring, and smartphone-controlled lighting are standard. (David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
The floor plans are airy, and select units have walk-in closets.
The floor plans are airy, and select units have walk-in closets.(David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
The Viridian’s apartments have been designed to LEED Gold energy standards to minimize their impact on the environment. Self-monitored utilities are a prime example.
The Viridian’s apartments have been designed to LEED Gold energy standards to minimize their impact on the environment. Self-monitored utilities are a prime example.(David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
The development also offers a resident lounge, a computer lab, conference space that residents can reserve, and the Fenway Community Center, a gathering spot with arts, wellness, enrichment, and civic programming for Fenway residents of all ages.
The development also offers a resident lounge, a computer lab, conference space that residents can reserve, and the Fenway Community Center, a gathering spot with arts, wellness, enrichment, and civic programming for Fenway residents of all ages.(David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
Depending on the layout, the bathrooms can feature frameless glass shower doors, chrome and nickel fixtures, white-porcelain tiling, and soaking tubs with beveled headrests and lumbar supports.
Depending on the layout, the bathrooms can feature frameless glass shower doors, chrome and nickel fixtures, white-porcelain tiling, and soaking tubs with beveled headrests and lumbar supports.(David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
The view from the Sky Deck on the 20th floor. This rooftop space will have an outdoor TV, grilling station, and a reservable greenhouse with a kitchen for catering. The 15th floor will offer a Sun Deck with chaise lounges, showers, dining space, and an outdoor TV.
The view from the Sky Deck on the 20th floor. This rooftop space will have an outdoor TV, grilling station, and a reservable greenhouse with a kitchen for catering. The 15th floor will offer a Sun Deck with chaise lounges, showers, dining space, and an outdoor TV.(David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
The kitchens sport contemporary, European-style frameless cabinets with matching appliance panels.
The kitchens sport contemporary, European-style frameless cabinets with matching appliance panels.(David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
The glass in the gym is washed as workers attend to last-minute details before the first nine floors open next week. The property has a health club with cardio equipment, on-demand fitness classes, free weights, and more.
The glass in the gym is washed as workers attend to last-minute details before the first nine floors open next week. The property has a health club with cardio equipment, on-demand fitness classes, free weights, and more.(David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
A marble and travertine wall is a focal point of the two-story atrium, where 24-hour concierge service and meeting areas are available. The Viridian is pet-friendly.
A marble and travertine wall is a focal point of the two-story atrium, where 24-hour concierge service and meeting areas are available. The Viridian is pet-friendly.(David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
A view of Fenway Park from the 20th floor.
A view of Fenway Park from the 20th floor. (David L. Ryan/Globe staff)