Boston Neighborhood Network Urban Edge

Egleston Square, Boston

Boston Neighborhood Network – Urban Edge


  • LEED Silver

About This Project

Renovation and restoration of the former MBTA Power Station in Egleston Square creates a vibrant new home for the Boston Neighborhood Network. Originally constructed in 1909, the building had remained vacant for 30 years. The renovated building includes a community media center, television studios, conference spaces, and offices. By re-using an existing structure in a transit-oriented location and applying green technology, the redevelopment is considered a model for green historic preservation projects.

Project Specifications

  • 13,000 SF
  • 20-month schedule
  • Designed to resemble an Italian basilica
  • Prominent, 45-foot tall, single-story main hall with a basement and 2-story side wing
  • Addition of an interstitial floor, providing BNN with nearly 10,000 SF to consolidate its spaces
  • Listed in the National Registry of Historic Buildings

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