What’s a 1-Bedroom Going For in This Newly Refurbished Building?

How much do you think a studio is going for in a newly refurbished apartment building on South Huntington Avenue? Oh, to give you a feel for the amenities -- it has an outdoor dog run and a state-of-the-art Evolution Dog Washing station. Before we get to the reveal of the starting rental costs of a studio, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, and 3-bedroom (two baths) go for, let's talk about the property and its marketed amenities. The apartment building, now called The Brynx, was previously the Goddard House, and was designed by Sheply Bulfinch in the 1920s, so there's a historical architecture aspect. There's an indoor rock-climbing wall, bike storage, an outdoor dog run, a lounge area with TVs, kitchens, shuffleboard (very Ft.

1,541 Views

Proposed 225-Unit Washington St. Apartment Building Includes 140 Units of Supportive Housing

A newly proposed rental apartment building on Washington Street would have 225 units, including 140 units designated for supportive housing for individuals served by property owner Pine Street Inn. Pine Street Inn and The Community Builders (TCB) are partnering on the proposal to construct a new six-story, mixed-use building at 3368 Washington St., which is near Green Street and Glen Road. The existing warehouse facility on the site would be razed and the current uses temporarily relocated. Pine Street Inn would have a new office onsite for its case management staff and would provide intensive support services to the 140 supportive housing units. TCB would provide operational management of the property, according to Lydia Scott, TCB development project manager. The plan also includes creating an endowment to assist with providing services to residents in the long-term.

1,599 Views

BPDA Board Approves 21-Unit Stedman Street Project; All Units to be Rentals

The Boston Planning & Development Agency board recently approved a three-story, 21-unit rental residential building for Stedman Street. The project will consist of six one-bedroom units and 15 two-bedroom units, and four of the 21 units will be income-restricted.The income-restricted units are expected to be one one-bedroom and three two-bedrooms, said BPDA spokesperson Bonnie McGilpin. One of the affordable units will be for a household not earning more than 30 percent of the area median income (AMI) as dictated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). One unit will be for households not earning more than 50 percent of the AMI and two will be affordable to households not earning more than 70 percent of the AMI. Sited at 50 Stedman St., the building will be approximately 31,216 sq.

639 Views

New Playground Proposed for Jackson Square, Would Use Community Preservation Funds

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and the Community Preservation Committee has proposed building a new playground in the Jackson Square neighborhood. The proposed new playground would cost an estimated $498,000 and be adjacent to the Martha Eliot Health Center, Mildred C. Hailey Apartments and near Jackson Square businesses, according to a city press release. The project was one of 56 across the city, totaling more than $34 million, that would use Community Preservation Act (CPA) funding. The committee voted in support of the 56 projects on Feb. 11, and the Boston City Council is expected to approve the proposals in March.

622 Views

Is This Building a Schoolhouse from 1800s? Developer Wants to Know What to Do with Washington Street Property

A development company has applied to demolish a Washington Street property building that may be from the 1850s. But the developer says the owner of the property doesn't have a proposal for the site, and would like the community's help to inform them on what to do with the property. The vinyl-sided building is located at 3326 Washington Street, and is currently home to J.P. Auto Glass. The property, assessed at $553,000, is owned by Sandra Tardonico, the owner of the auto glass business. "Based on our research, there was a public school on the site in the 1850s.

1,125 Views