Boston Sketches a Triple-Decker Comeback

Architectural avatars of efficient and livable middle-class housing, triple-deckers altered the landscape Massachusetts in the early 20th century. Over 100 years later, Massachusetts’ affordability crisis is prompting a fresh look at the form.

State Hospital to Smart Growth Model

A 10-acre parcel that would complete the redevelopment master plan of the former Boston State Hospital property in Mattapan could be the missing piece of the puzzle that creates a true “smart growth” neighborhood.