Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Hei La Moon in Chinatown May Be Able to Stay in Its Home

Last spring, it was reported that one of the largest Chinese restaurants in Boston might be losing its home to development. Now we have learned that they may be able to stay on thanks to revised plans for the space.

According to an article from Universal Hub, Oxford Properties has filed new plans with the city to build a 14-story building on Lincoln Street in Chinatown that would mainly be used for research and development, while also having space on the ground floor for Hei La Moon if things can be worked out with the restaurant. Originally, the developer had submitted plans to open a 24-story office tower that would replace both the restaurant and the parking garage that also resides in the space.

Oxford mentioned that it had also talked with the people behind C-Mart to see about their returning to the site as well, but the owners have no interest in reopening the store there, which has been closed since the spring due to the pandemic.

Hei La Moon is a longtime local favorite in Chinatown that is known in part for its dim sum. Its address is 88 Beach Street, Boston, MA, 02111.

[Earlier Article]
Building Housing Hei La Moon in Chinatown May be Replaced by Office Tower

by Marc Hurwitz (Also follow us on Twitter at @hiddenboston)

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