A groundbreaking ceremony for the new office tower designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli took place last week at One Congress Street. The tower is part of the Bullfinch Crossing Project replacing the current Government Center garage.

Mayor Walsh and the developers shared positive remarks about the project, how it will change the city for the better and diversify the area. While some NorthEndWaterfront.com readers expressed in the comments section that it might be better than the garage taking up the space now, others are dissatisfied with the building, sharing comments that it is too big and they don’t like the design.

The residential and office components of the Government Center garage redevelopment were approved back in January 2016. More details about the project and a 3D rendering can be seen in this August 2017 update to the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA).

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  1. What’s the point of this poll? They have already broken ground on the project so they don’t give a rats — what we think

    • There were plenty of opportunities to put one’s two cents in at the many community meetings that were held. I agree that there is not much of a point to this poll now that it is a done deal and they broke ground

  2. It’s pretty striking. Definitely different looking than some other more bland buildings that have gone up recently. And yes, it’s a far better use than a parking garage. Thumbs up overall.

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