Union Point Town Center Apartments
Union Point Town Center Apartments is a mixed-use development of 14,000 square feet of retail and 265 units of rental housing, located at the former South Weymouth Naval Air Station. Situated within walking distance of the Commuter Rail transit line, the Town Center Apartments is the latest phase in a master plan which will eventually include a downtown retail and entertainment district, a sports and recreation complex, and office and educational spaces. Spanning the entirety of the former Air Station, the master plan will create over 1,000 acres of conservation and outdoor recreation space, as well as connections to 50 miles of walking trails.
The project consists of two buildings, each four stories of wood construction over a one-story concrete podium. Ground floor units are accessed from the sidewalk and retail/restaurant space at-grade, creating an active edge within this walkable community. A third building composed of 13 townhomes abuts a proposed linear park, which will be constructed concurrently with the Town Center Apartments.
The design approach is an architectural language that responds to the distinct scale and use of each adjacent parcel, while also providing a contemporary counterpart to the existing residential fabric.