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.
Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.
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