The Hyde Square Task Force has put out a request for proposals to preserve the historic Blessed Sacrament Church site with innovative approaches to revive the Jamaica Plain landmark through a combination of usages.
The proposals are central to HSTF’s complex task of balancing restoration, community needs, and performing arts space. required to ensure the project and HSTF embark on a financially sustainable initiative with far-reaching benefits to the neighborhood and the city.
“HSTF looks forward to identifying qualified and accomplished development partner(s) to work with in the re-programming and redevelopment of the Blessed Sacrament Church site in Jamaica Plain,” the proposal states. “While we appreciate the value of this prominent ‘JP’ locale, we fully understand the challenges ahead in addressing the physical and financial redevelopment of the site. As such, we welcome proposals from competent and enthusiastic developers and look forward to selecting the best team members to support this vital community project.”