The Boston Redevelopment Authority will host a second meeting for the 3193 Washington St. project on July 11 at the Egleston Square YMCA, starting at 6 p.m.
The comment period has been extended until July 25.
City Realty current proposal for 3193 Washington St. calls for demolishing a one-story commercial building and replacing it with a five-story, 12,992-square-foot building with 25 parking spaces and 58 bicycle spots. The 46 units would consist of mostly studios at roughly 520 square feet and one-bedrooms at 650 square feet. There would also be 3 three-bedrooms. The condos would all be sold at about $620 per square foot. The project would be 17.4 percent affordable, which translates to eight affordable-housing units, slightly more than what is required under the City’s affordable-housing policy. The ground floor would have 3,290 square feet of retail/office space.
The project will need several variances, including for excessive height and not meeting the minimum parking requirement.
The BRA held an initial community meeting June 6 when attendees expressed concerns over gentrification and City Realty’s reputation.
City Realty has a spotty reputation in Jamaica Plain. The company bought two buildings at 3106 and 3152-3160 Washington St. in 2014 and engaged in lease negotiations with businesses in the buildings, while simultaneously initiating eviction processes. Following public protests and a City Council hearing, the businesses and City Realty were able to resolve the situation.