Developer is proposing apartment buildings in West Roxbury that could attract commuters from across the Boston area


A Brookline owner will soon file official plans to replace Uno’s former headquarters on Millennium Park Road in West Roxbury with two five-story residential buildings, in a once-quiet shopping area quickly turning into a shopping area. apartments.

In a letter of intent sent to BPDA yesterday, an attorney for Brookline owner Anwar Faisal said the new 121-unit apartment complex on Charles Park Road would prove to be “inviting. [to] commuters who work throughout Greater Boston to make West Roxbury their home. “

The buildings would have 85 parking spaces in an underground garage as well as storage space for 121 bicycles.

There is a 36 bus stop across the street. The letter of intent says the site is “less than a twenty minute walk” from the Needham Line stop on Lagrange Street, which obviously “makes it an ideal location for commuters working in downtown Boston” , at least for those who enjoy a warm walk and the challenge of crossing the busy VFW Parkway.

The buildings would be fitted out for today’s “modern urban residents”, including “semi-private amenity spaces” where they could move out of their apartments but still work or study remotely, as well as more open spaces. traditional ideal for getting to know your neighbors. .

The proposed buildings would be located adjacent to a complex, currently under construction, of a 70-unit apartment building and 18 townhouses, which in turn adjoins an occupied 80-unit apartment building located on the ground floor. location of the IHOP, next to the Home Depot, where the drive-in theater was located. All of them are between VFW Parkway and the land where the Boston City Junkyard was located until it was closed, covered and turned into Millennium Park and the now closed West Roxbury High School.

100 Charles Park Road. records and schedule.


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