Arsenal Mall rebuild to begin soon, under new name

An artist’s sketch of the future Arsenal Yards in Watertown.
An artist’s sketch of the future Arsenal Yards in Watertown. –Boylston Properties

Developers are taking the wraps off a major renovation of Arsenal Mall.

Boylston Properties is unveiling new renderings and getting ready to launch a massive modernization of the Watertown shopping center, which will replace an aging section of the mall, and much of its vast parking lots, with new retail buildings and about 500 apartments. The mall will be renamed Arsenal Yards.

“The place is just going to be very different,” said Boylston principal Bill McQuillan.

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