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BRA Approves Upgrades for Lower Mills Apartments in Dorchester

Oct 13, 2010

The Board approved upgrades to the existing Lower Mills Apartments in Dorchester. The public housing development, located at 2262 Dorchester Avenue, consists of a 177 unit high-rise building for elders and people with disabilities. The planned scope of renovations involves masonry and energy efficiency upgrades. There is no zoning approval needed for the project, rather large project review was required due to the substantial rehabilitation of the building. The building footprint, use and existing residential community will remain the same.The development team consists of Boston Housing Authority as the owner; Mostue & Associates, Architects, Inc. as the project architect; Wozny Barber & Associates as the MEP Engineer and Devellis Zrein, Inc. as the civil engineer.

Total project cost is estimated at $7 million. The rehabilitation work is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2011 with an estimated completion date in the first or second quarter of 2012.

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