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South End Census Tract 708 Block 1000 - 1960

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SITE SPECIFICATIONS
Site Coverage  
Parking Ratio
income group Medium
Range Heights 4-6
 
basic project statistics
gross building area 28800
units 217
population 371
site area 12000 sq. ft
coverage 43.00
parking 0
   
demographics
seniors 0
families w/ children 0
singles/couples 0
other 0
Most buildings in Block 1000 were preserved from the 1960s and the only change are the slab buildings at the south of block. original 2-4-story buildings were torn down and replaced with 7-8 story modern housing, which increased the FAR of the block from 2.4 to 2.6.

References:
1. All photos and maps are from: Caminos, Horacio. Urban Dwelling Environments; an Elementary Survey of Settlements for the Study of Design Determinants. Cambridge, Mass: M.I.T. Press, 1969, Total Area and Building Area are estimated from maps. DU/Ac, DU/Ha, POP/Ac, POP/Ha are estimated from “locality segment“ density data, p.69

2. U.S. Census of Housing, 1960, City Blocks, Boston, Mass. Washington, D.C: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1961. p.12. The total population and housing units of census block 12, census tract L-1