CPA Funding Approved for New Curley School Playground, Jackson Square Greenway, Churches, and More
Community Preservation Act funds will be used to build a new school playground, support new affordable housing, and historically rehab several churches,
Mayor Michelle announced 56 projects will receive more than $40 million through CPA funds. The Boston City Council approved the funding on April 12. By law, projects must support the creation or preservation of affordable housing, historic sites, or open space and recreation. Since 2018, Boston has awarded more than $157 million to support 293 projects including 112 open space and recreation projects, 46 affordable housing projects, and 135 historic preservation projects, according to a press release. The following are the eight Jamaica Plain projects that are receiving funding:
361 Centre Street
$3,000,000 to partially fund an adaptive reuse rental project utilizing the vacant Blessed Sacrament Church in the Hyde Square neighborhood.