Four Corners/Geneva Avenue Station 

The first new station opened in 2013 –where the transit equity organizing campaign began with Greater Four Corners Action Coalition. The station has two entries to serve residents in both the Bowdoin/Geneva and the Four Corners neighborhoods. Local arts groups are enlivening the station area with community arts and culture projects.

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PROJECTS

157 Washington St-Codman157 Washington Street Mixed Use. New construction on the site of the former AB & W electronic light industrial site into an energy efficient 24-unit mixed-use housing cooperative developed by Codman Square NDC. Includes an onsite play space for children and first floor commercial space for the Erick Jean Center for the Arts/Dorchester Arts Collaborative, the Four Corners Main Streets Office as well as the Caribbean Arts Gallery.

dotcommcooplogo191-95 Bowdoin Street. Dorchester Community Food Coop. The Food Coop is negotiating an agreement with the prospective developer, Viet AID, to be an anchor tenant at this former automotive business location that was an eyesore for many years. The Co-op is providing access to fresh, local healthy foods, emphasizing local sources and organic foods, where possible.

Hendry Street. Safer and more stable former foreclosed properties. Dorchester Bay bought, renovated, and sold 9 different foreclosed houses in the area that had been plagued by serious crime problems and instability. By working for three years with organizers, residents, the Boston Police and public officials, a new, safer Hendry Street is emerging where residents can to put down their roots.


washington-areaWashington Street Natural Area.
“Natural area” improvements may include new native trees and shrubs and a walking path for people to enjoy the site from within. Greenway partner groups are seeking to implement some aspects of a concept design by Icon Park Design.