Old Colony Phase Three (3C)

Boston, MA
3-Part Redevelopment of the Old Colony Residential Buildings

Old Colony Phase Three C Is the third subphase in a three-part redevelopment of the Old Colony residential buildings. It Is a 51,000 square foot, 55-unit affordable housing apartment complex consisting of one, four-story building. This project Includes first floor resident space for low-Income seniors and seeks to provide a more accessible and updated replacement for the previous Old Colony residential buildings. Mechanical systems include central energy recovery ventilation, all electric Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) heating and cooling and a central, gas-fired domestic hot water plant.


Final certification PHIUS CORE 2021

Phius Convention 2022

  • Passive House Projects Design Competition Awards — Low-rise Multifamily

Environmental Design & Construction Magazine

  • Excellence In Design Award — Residential, New Construction

Multi-Housing News Magazine

  • Best Development — Affordable Housing

Boston Society of Architects

  • John M. Clancy Award for Socially Responsible Housing

Affordable Housing Magazine

  • Readers’ Choice Award — Best Urban Development

Project Details

Project Size

51,000 SF

Completion Date



The Architectural Team


Dimeo Construction Company


Beacon Communities / Boston Housing Authority