Organization: Roslindale Village Main Street
Location: 4228 Washington Street, Roslindale, MA 02131
Grant Date: 2014
The Foundation supported the restoration of the windows of the Roslindale Substation, built in 1911 as an electrical power conversion and transmission station. It will house retail, restaurant, and residential spaces.
Photos by Peter Vanderwarker and Roslindale Village Main Street
The Roslindale Substation was a switching station for Boston’s early 20th Century streetcar system and had been empty since 1971. Its redevelopment affirms the community vision for Roslindale Village, blending historic preservation, public access, and economic activity.