City and state officials picked an industrial area of South Boston’s waterfront as the preferred location for the first public-use helipad near downtown Boston in more than 16 years.

After months of reviewing potential sites, leaders in the Walsh and Baker administrations settled on a city-owned pier behind the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion. Options include building on the pier; a floating barge next to the pier; or an adjacent property controlled by the Massachusetts Port Authority. Officials unveiled the locations during a packed City Council hearing at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on Wednesday night.
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