272 Broadway, Chelsea, MA 02150
Property Manager: Lori DiPlatzi
Chelsea Square Apartments provide affordable living in the up-and-coming area of Chelsea, which offers beautiful views of Boston Harbor and a short trek to downtown Boston. A City Charter change in 1995 gave this city of 35,080 a city manager and an emphasis on economic development that it has pursued with vigor. As a result, the area is becoming quite charming.
There are 71 project-based Section 8 housing units at Chelsea Square Apartments, which are comprised of 56 one-bedroom apartments and 15 two-bedroom apartments. The 272 Broadway building is a four-story brick building with elevator, a laundry and a Community Room. It has 24 one-bedroom apartments. The 11 Cross Street building is also four-story brick with elevator and a laundry room. It has 17 one-bedroom apartments. The 205-227 Chestnut Street site is a three-story brick walk-up. It has 15 one bedroom apartments and 15 two-bedroom apartments. The buildings also has 2,000 square feet of commercial space.
The residents enjoy socializing at the annual Christmas Party and the annual Summer Barbeque. Residents young and old participate in Beading Workshops, for instance, or other such entertaining activities sponsored by the management team. Residents also involve themselves in the larger community by participating in the National Night Out, the First Thursday Dinners, and more.
In addition, residents take advantage of a variety of restaurants, music, entertainment and other cultural events that the diverse community of Chelsea offer.