Milton board approves development on Hendries’ site

The Milton Planning Board approved a mixed use development at the site of the long-closed ice cream factory.

Patriot Ledger | By Fred Hanson
January 27, 2017

MILTON – A mixed use development at the former Hendries’ Ice Cream factory has been approved by the planning board.

The unanimous vote Thursday night came after a detailed review of the 16-page decision which sets out detailed requirements for the development.

“It is a moment to be savored,” said planning board member Alexander Whiteside, who has worked on drafting the decision for months.

The development still requires conservation commission approval.

Plans call for a four-story building to be built adjacent to the Central Avenue trolley stop. It would house 36 condominiums, 3,800 square feet of retail space and 88 parking spaces.

They include a requirement that 19 of the spaces to be used as public parking during the day, for the businesses both in the building and others in the area.

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