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Over 850 new apartment units proposed in various projects in Fall River

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The City of Fall River Zoning Board of Appeals will be hearing proposals this month that includes over 850 new units and 8 new townhouses.

Some of the proposals include:

ROLL THE DICE, LLC c/o Atty. Mark L. Levin seeks a Variance to allow 46 units to be built in place of the existing church and rectory at 160 Linden Street (former Sacred Heart Church), waiving lot coverage, front yard, side yard, and rear yard setbacks. The applicant is also seeking a Special Permit to reduce the number off-street parking spaces required. The property is located in an A-2 (Apartment) Zoning District.

FLINT MILLS LLC c/o Atty. Thomas P. Killoran seeks a Variance/Special Permit to redevelop the existing mill complex at 135 Alden Street to a luxury mixed-use development that will include 405 residential apartment units and a modification of parking requirements. Units will be spacious and modern while maintaining elements of the mill’s historic character, including its high ceilings, exposed beams, and beautiful stone work, and amenities will include a private pool, park, and fitness center. The property is located in a CMD (Commercial Mill District) Zoning District and an HD-3 (Housing Development) Overlay District.

110 CHACE LLC c/o Atty. Thomas P. Killoran seeks a Variance/Special Permit in order to redevelop the existing mill complex at 110 Chace Street (the former Duro Finishing). The applicant seeks to divide the parcel. One newly created lot will consist of 400 apartment units. The other lot will consist of the existing warehouse styled structure and is proposed for a light industrial use. The applicant seeks a waiver as to setbacks; a Special Permit for relief from parking requirements; and Special Permit to allow for the construction of 400 apartment units. The property is located in a CMD (Commercial Mill) Zoning District

TRUE BROTHER, INC. c/o Atty. Peter A. Saulino is proposing to demolish all existing structures on the property of 889 & 895 Grinnell Street and is seeking a Special Permit to construct eight townhouses in a CMD (Commercial Mill) Zoning District, as well as a Variance to waive frontage.

The Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, September 21 at 6:00 p.m.

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5 Comments

5 Comments

  1. Chuck

    September 8, 2023 at 12:32 pm

    Luxury mixed use on Alden St ? These developers do exaggerate just a bit.

  2. BidenomicsAllDay

    September 8, 2023 at 1:09 pm

    Wonderful! Hundreds if not thousands of new vehicles traveling on Fall Rivers already crumbling roads. More stress on an already weakening gas and electric grid. But hey they’ll still be debating wind power in Fall River and Somerset well into the next decade. All the usual hype comes along anytime our City sees a project costing about 5% of Fall Rivers yearly budget. Hundreds of millions spent over the years and Fall River is in the worst condition probably ever. Only way out of this degradation spiral is manufacturers and their jobs!!!

  3. Barack Warren

    September 8, 2023 at 9:44 pm

    We got to build some housing for the undocumented Americans that we’ve been accepting into our city. I am proud to live in a gateway community doing our fair share for all world citizens.

  4. We will see

    September 8, 2023 at 10:32 pm

    Just as long as everything built is MARKET VALUE then good for you. Otherwise you sold your souls for more and more crime.

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