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The next mayor of Boston, and the Boston Planning and Development Agency, will face some difficult decisions about whether some of the innumerable project proposals before them should go forward.

This map plots the eight most significant major projects under construction in Boston as of the end of August.

The octet includes what will be New England’s tallest primarily residential tower; a vast complex that will contain practice facilities for the Bruins and the Celtics; and Harvard University’s single, biggest footprint outside of Cambridge.

BOSTON —Boston University is proposing to build a 17-floor tower on Commonwealth Avenue to house the new BU Data Sciences Center.

BOSTON —Boston University is proposing to build a 17-floor tower on Commonwealth Avenue to house the new BU Data Sciences Center.

The Boston Red Sox and concert hegemon Live Nation want to build a 5,000-seat performing arts venue between Lansdowne and Ipswich streets behind Fenway Park’s bleachers.

Opponents of Boston’s luxury housing boom are warning of another prospective danger beyond raising rents and forcing out longtime residents — tax evasion and money laundering under the cover of the multimillion-dollar condos sprouting through the sky.