Last Thursday, Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corp. (JPNDC) held a ground breaking ceremony for Heath Terrace at 61 Heath Street – new construction of 47 units, 100% affordable, in the Jamaica Plain / Mission Hill neighborhood of Boston. 75% of the units will be 2 and 3-bedroom units to accommodate families with 1,000 SF of community space and parking for 20 cars. Onsite resident services for special needs populations will also be accommodated.
PCA’s Mark Eclipse and Alex Bushkoff were happy to dig in along with Chris Hodney / Nitsch Engineering, and Cate Oranchak / Landscape Architect. Also in attendance: Sheila Dillon, Boston’s Chief of Housing, Representative Jeffrey Sanchez, City Councilor Matt O’Malley, members of JPNDC and Back of the Hill CDC, and community representatives.