The Boston Planning & Development Agency has approved two projects in Roslindale and one in Hyde Park which, combined, will bring 85 new homes to the area.
Once finished, the 59-63 Belgrade Avenue The project, located near the village of Roslindale, will have 31 residential units, six of which will be income-tested. The four-story residential building will feature 15 one-bedroom units and 16 two-bedroom units, as well as bicycle parking for each unit with dedicated bicycle storage, which can also accommodate bicycle parking for visitors. Additionally, the project developers will contribute $8,525 to Boston’s Bluebikes system. Improvements to the area will include new crosswalks, sidewalk and curb extensions, according to the filing.
Construction of a four-storey building in 635 Hyde Park Avenue will bring both housing and commercial space to the area. The 27 rental units, five of which will be income-tested, will include nine two-bedroom units (including three on each floor) and 18 one-bedroom units. The commercial space will be on the ground floor. Area improvements include new sidewalks and street trees for Canterbury Street and nearby Hyde Park Avenue. The project will also contribute $7,425 to the city’s Bluebikes program.
The BPDA has also approved a project to 7 Dana Avenue in Hyde Park. This project will provide 27 rental units, five of which will be income-tested. The four-story building will house 18 one-bedroom units and nine two-bedroom units, with a residential lobby on the first floor. The project includes parking for 34 bicycles as well as a $7,425 contribution to the city’s Bluebikes system. This project, according to the filing, will also improve access to nearby Hyde Park commuter rail station with pavement improvements and pedestrian access.