Developer files mixed-use project for Green/Washington intersection

Developer Mordechai Levin has plans for an $18 million mixed-use development at the intersection of Washington and Green streets, according to the project notification form (PNF) filed with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA).

Levin is a well-known developer in Jamaica Plain who was behind the development of the Stop & Shop and the new Martha Eliot Health Center building in Jackson Square.

The proposed 46,690-square-foot building at 3353 Washington St. would have six stories and include 44 residential units with about 2,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. It would also have 24 parking spaces at the rear of the building.

The new building would consist of four residential floors over a ground-floor level, and would contain a mix of one-, two-, and three-bedroom rental units, some with private outdoor terraces. The plans also call for a 1,300-square-foot rooftop deck for use by all tenants and interior storage for around 20 bicycles. The proposed building would contain six affordable housing units on site.

As part of the project, two existing buildings would be demolished and five parcels of land would be combined into one. The existing tenants, which are businesses, would be assisted for relocation, according to the PNF.

The project will need several variances, including for exceeding height limit and for not meeting the minimum parking requirement. But the project will not be subject to the pending zoning changes of the ongoing JP/Rox planning process.

“We have tried to be clear from the start that putting a moratorium on development while the planning process is completed isn’t realistic or in our collective best interest,” said Nick Martin, spokesperson of the BRA, regarding the proposed project. “However, we remain committed to evaluating new proposals based on the feedback we’ve received and the vision that is being established through the planning process.”

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