Located in the Navy Yard, Parris Landing was converted to 367 condominiums in 2004. Originally constructed in 1899 for ship building purposes, Parris Landing is the largest condominium building in the Navy Yard. Common areas were designed by international designer Phillippe Starck and have an open, modern feel. Parris Landing has a concierge, fitness room, pool & garage parking. Many of the condos at Parris Landing have exposed brick, open floorplans and views of the Navy Yard. Several of the penthouse condos feature private outdoor space and Harbor views. The historic Charlestown Navy Yard was established in 1800 to build and service US warships. It enjoyed a proud history of military service until 1975, when it was closed. Today it is a 30 acre Boston National Historic Park. The neighborhood has several large parks, restaurants and stunning views of Boston and the Harbor. The Charlestown Navy Yard is also home to other large residential buildings like Flagship Wharf, Parris Landing, Shipway Place and Constellation Wharf. The Charlestown Navy Yard enjoys easy access to Charlestown, North End and the Waterfront. Major transportation points including Route 93, Route 1 and North Station are nearby. In addition, the Charlestown Navy Yard provides a quick and unique link to the financial district of Boston, as well as the Waterfront, North End and Faneuil Hall areas of Boston with the MBTA’s Inner Harbor Ferry. There are also Commuter Boats that service Hingham, Rowes Wharf, Long Wharf, Hull, and Logan Airport. Partners Healthcare runs a complimentary shuttle between the The Charlestown Navy Yard and the main hospital, including stops at the North Station subway stop. Also, there is water taxi service available with stops on Pier 3, Pier 6 and Harborview.