GSCA Meeting Recap

At the Gove Street Citizens Association January meeting Monday night the group voted on an Everett Street project and then heard initial presentations on two other projects.

The group voted 8 to 1 in favor of the project at 74 Everett St. There the developer plans to erect an addition to the home and change the occupancy to a four unit dwelling.

Next the group heard from the developers at 231 Maverick St./96 Cottage St. There the developer proposes to demolish the existing three story buildings at 231 and 233 Maverick St. as well as the existing two story building at 237R Maverick St. and erect a new four story building that contains seven units. The mix of units will be six, two-bedroom units and one, one-bedroom unit. The Cottage Street parcel that is attached to the same development will include erecting a four story building that will contain two, two-bedroom units. The project also includes nine off-street parking spaces.

Lastly, GSCA heard the first presentation on the redevelopment of 58 Lubec St. There the developer plans to rehab the existing home, erect a penthouse and then change the occupancy from four units to nine units. The developer wants to rehab to facade of the unique building that includes French style ironclad front porches like one would see in New Orleans’ French Quarter. The developer wants to keep the porches but upgrade the current steel to wrought iron or other materials as well as improve the porches doors and windows. The penthouse would be set back and not visible from the street.

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