A frequent question I get is, where can I park? Well that’s simple, but usually involves a price higher than somebody wants to pay. On a tour of 320 Congress Street this week, we referred to the ever-disappearing mud lot parking spaces of the Seaport; that number has reduced by 1,200 spaces over the last two years while the garages have only given back 990 spaces. What gives? Well, in short, the mud lots over the last twenty years were the cheap alternative for the high-priced Financial District garages. Now that the Seaport is a growing Class A office market commuters should reply on public transportation, after all, South Station is only a short walk.
The Boston Globe has posted an infographic that provides a visible breakdown of the changes to parking spaces in the Seaport: