South Bay Tower

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South Bay Tower or South Bay Development
General information
Status Proposed
Type Office, Residential, Retail
Location Near Chinatown in an area called Gateway[citation needed] Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Coordinates 42°20′55″N 71°03′36″W / 42.348617°N 71.059898°W / 42.348617; -71.059898Coordinates: 42°20′55″N 71°03′36″W / 42.348617°N 71.059898°W / 42.348617; -71.059898
Estimated completion unknown
Opening unknown
Roof 800 ft (244 m) (est.)
Technical details
Floor count 67
Design and construction
Architect Goody, Clancy & Associates, Inc

South Bay Tower, also known as the Gateway Center, is a proposed skyscraper planned for Boston, Massachusetts. If completed, South Bay Tower would stand as the tallest building in Boston, Massachusetts, and New England, surpassing the 60-story John Hancock Tower by 7 stories and at least 10 feet (3.0 m). The South Bay tower would be built on 10 acres (40,000 m2) of land off Hudson Street just south of Downtown Boston, in an area of Chinatown reclaimed following the conclusion of the Big Dig.[1]

The site has come under renewed interest as of February 2016 as the State government considers selling it to developers with the potential for another massive proposal (1.5-2 million sq. ft.) that would involve the relocation of existing Department of Transportation facilities and the reconstruction of Veolia's energy plant.[2]

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  1. ^ Huang, Carol. "A land squeeze in America's Chinatowns". The Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved 2007-08-03. 
  2. ^ "Boston steam plant site to be redeveloped - The Boston Globe". Retrieved 26 June 2016. 

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