Boston kept evolving in 2012, with new construction green-lighted and new ground broke. According to the Mayor’s office, 22 projects broke ground this year, with total investment totaling $1.6 billion. Thirty-seven additional projects were approved, representing an additional $3.4 billion in investment.

“Cranes crowd the city skyline because investors are bullish on Boston,” Mayor Menino said in a release. “Thanks to a growing innovation economy, a young and energized population, and an educated workforce—Boston is booming.”

But what will the skyline look like when all is said and done? Thanks to architects’ renderings, we can get a peek. Here are seven of the biggest projects underway or approved in Boston:

Now if we really want a New Year’s resolution for Boston, let’s make it easier to get new construction underway!