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AB&W Building

Elton + Hampton Architects

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MetalSales

Location

157 Washington Street


Dorchester,

MA

Client/Owner

Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation

Consultants

  • General Contractor: Crosswinds Enterprises

Project Status

Built

Year Completed

2012
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Project Description

Metal Sales™ roof and wall panels balance the old and new at the AB&W Building at 157 Washington Street in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood. The former auto showroom and candy factory site was redeveloped as a mixed-use building with retail and housing units.

The transformed AB&W Building is located one block from the new Four Corners commuter rail station. It consists of 3,300 square feet of commercial space for three retail tenants and 24 affordable rental cooperative housing units. The historic 1920s brick façade was preserved for the retail storefront while the remainder of the original building was demolished.

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