55 Wheeler Street / The Laurent
The Laurent Building, 55 Wheeler Street project is the construction of two, multi-family residential buildings comprised of a common post tension concrete podium base and two seven-story towers above. The 698,000 GSF project will have 525 residential units, two on grade courtyards as well as a third, elevated courtyard and additional amenity spaces.
Located near the Fresh Pond Reservation in the Alewife neighborhood in Cambridge, Massachusetts, construction of the the 55 Wheeler project includes extensive site logistics and earthwork in the tight, urban location.
Amenity space construction includes an outdoor pool, a fitness center, a media lounge, community kitchen with a dining area, a trash/recycling room, and long term indoor bike storage space. The project is constructed to LEED Silver Certifiable standards.
Architect: DiMella Shaffer Architects
Owner: Toll Brothers
Location: Cambridge, MA