About Orient Heights Redevelopment Project
200 Waldemar Avenue, East Boston, Boston, MA
Approved multi-phased overhaul of the 15-acre, 331-unit Orient Heights public housing development, which opened in 1951. All existing buildings will be demolished and replaced with 51 new townhouse and mid rise buildings ranging from two to five stories. New buildings will contain a total of 415 residences, including 373 public housing units and 42 market rate housing units. Residences will include 80 one-bedrooms, 140 two-bedrooms, 117 three-bedrooms, 25 four-bedrooms and 11 five-bedrooms.
New public green space including parks, a play area and a plaza will be located at the center of the Orient Heights development site. The new development will also include an 8,000 square foot community center and management office. A total of 318 vehicle parking spaces and 388 bicycle parking spaces will be constructed on site. The following are renderings of the Orient Heights Redevelopment Project: