Zoning board OKs condo building on Massachusetts Avenue


Dorchester Reporter | By Staff
December 7, 2016

dot-brewingThe Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday approved a six-story, 40-unit condo building at 1258-1272 Massachusetts Ave., in what is now a car lot next to the new Dorchester Brewing Co.

Developer Douglas George’s single building – he had originally proposed dividing the project into two – will have 10 studios, 15 1-bedroom units and 15 2-bedroom units, along with commercial space on the first floor that he’s hoping to lease to a restaurant, likely Penguin Pizza. Five units will be sold as affordable.

The building will have 37 parking spaces – compared to the roughly 65 it would normally require. George’s attorney, George Morancy, noted its proximity to “multi-modal rapid transit.”

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