On Tuesday, the Board of Appeals approved a plans for 191-195 Bowdoin Street to transform two vacant lots into 41 affordable units and a new “customer-and worker owned” market.
The apartments would be marketed to people making no more than 60% of the area median income and 11 units would be reserved for people making up to 30% of the area median income.
There will also be 46 parking spaces and a large 3,500 plaza along Bowdoin Street. According to Universal Hub, both lots have been vacant for a long time. One is currently owned by the City of Boston and the other owned by the Dorchester Economic Development Corp.