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FORT HILL HOUSES at DORR & HIGHLAND


site R ST

HIG

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DOR

context

this proposal is for the site at the corner of Highland and Dorr Streets in Roxbury

N


74 highland timeline 2011 November 2 RFP issued by BHA December 7

Proposal Submitted by Urbanica

2012 January 10 Informal PRC Presentation 1 February 15 May 14 September 30 October 15 November 5

Informal PRC Presentation 2 Official Letter of Tentative Designation PRC/Community Meeting 1 PRC/Community Meeting 2 PRC/ Community Meeting 3

2013 February 1 Disposition Agreement Between BHA and Urbanica May 13 June 5 July 9 September 3 September 10 December 12

PRC/ Community Meeting 4 Article 80 Submittal BRA Public Meeting PRC/ Community Meeting 5 Variances Approved by the Zoning Board of Appeals PRC/Community Meeting 6


multi-family residential

context N


site plan

dorr street

8 townhouses

12 cars highland street

8 townhouses facing Dorr St and 12 parking spaces at rear lot


elevation

highland street


elevation

dorr street


elevation

highland street- neighbor


elevation

dorr streethighland neighbor street


plans UP

2nd floor

3rd floor

roof plan

DN

CLOSET

BEDROOM 2 MICRO FARM

KITCHEN DW

MASTER BEDROOM

REF

EV/HRV

UP

DN

1/2 BATH

UP

HW

W/D

MECHANICAL

WALK-IN CLOSET

BATHROOM 2 DINING

MASTER BATH

LINEN

DN

DN

LINEN

UP

LIVING

OPEN TO BELOW

TERRACE 1

OPEN TO BELOW

UP

parlor level / 1st floor

BEDROOM 3

type A units

floor plans showing unit type A


plans UP

2nd floor

3rd floor

roof plan

BEDROOM 2 KITCHEN DW

MASTER BEDROOM

REF

CLOSET

EV/HRV

HW

W/D

MECHANICAL

DN

1/2 BATH

UP

WALK-IN CLOSET

BATHROOM 2 DINING

MASTER BATH

DN

LINEN

LINEN

DN

UP

LIVING

OPEN TO BELOW

BEDROOM 3

TERRACE 1

OPEN TO BELOW

MICROFARM

UP

parlor level / 1st floor

type B units

floor plans showing unit type B


plans

2nd floor

3rd floor

roof plan

UP

MASTER BEDROOM

KITCHEN

STUDIO

BEDROOM 2

DW

REF

CLOSET

W/D

CLOSET

UP

DN

1/2 BATH

MECHANICAL HW

EV/HRV

COATS

WALK-IN CLOSET

EV/HRV

HW

W/D

DINING

BATHROOM 2 DN

MASTER BATH BATHROOM UP

LINEN

DN

UP REF

UP

KITCHEN

BEDROOM 3

DW

LIVING OPEN TO BELOW

OPEN TO BELOW

LIVING MICRO FARM

OPEN TO BELOW

TERRACE 1 UP

BIKES

PATIO

UP

parlor level / 1st floor

type C units

floor plans showing unit type C


previous density 3-bedroom townhouse

=

in-law studio

2 units x 8

16 units


approved density 3-bedroom townhouse

= 1 unit x 8

8 units


previous section

3-bedroom townhouse

dorr street

1-bedroom unit

type A

units


approved section

3-bedroom townhouse

dorr street

type A

units


approved section

building is 2’-4� shorter

3-bedroom townhouse

dorr street

type A

units


previous elevation

highland street


elevation

highland street


elevation

PIT CH

ED

RO

OF

highland street


elevation

BAY WINDOWS

highland street


elevation

BRICK

highland street


elevation GREEN SIDING

highland street


previous elevation

dorr street


elevation

dorr street


materials metal roof

green siding

cedar-look siding

gray siding

brick


Studies: Saving Highland Trees


tree survey

Cherry Treesdamaged/ entangled in fence

dorr street

Oakgood condition

Catalpagood condition

Norway Maplenot stable

Black Locustinvasive

Sycamore Maplenot significant Sycamore Maplenot significant

highland street

site 8 townhouses facing Dorr St and 12 parking spaces at rear lot


approved site plan

dorr street

8 townhouses

12 cars highland street

site 8 townhouses facing Dorr St and 12 parking spaces at rear lot


Studies: Saving Highland Trees

dorr street

DORR STREET

C

A

B

A

B

A

B

EET

ND STR

HIGHLA

7 townhouses

8 cars highland street

site 7 townhouses facing Dorr St and 8 parking spaces at rear lot

N


Studies: Saving Highland Trees

dorr street

DORR STREET

C

A

B

A

B

A

B

EET

ND STR

HIGHLA

7 townhouses

8 cars highland street

site The existing corner stone wall will be preserved

N


Studies: Saving Highland Trees

dorr street

DORR STREET

C

A

B

A

B

A

B

EET

ND STR

HIGHLA

7 townhouses

8 cars highland street

site The existing corner trees will be preserved

N


Studies: Saving Highland Trees

dorr street

DORR STREET

C

A

B

A

B

A

B

EET

ND STR

HIGHLA

7 townhouses

8 cars highland street

site 7 townhouses facing Dorr St and 8 parking spaces at rear lot

N


highland and dorr street


analysis


highland and dorr street


highland and dorr street


proposed site plan dorr street

dorr street

8 townhouses

6 townhouses

2 townhouses

highland

highland

12 cars

8 cars

street

street

dorr street

5 townhouses

dorr street

3 townhouses

11 cars

highland

highland

3 townhouses

3 town8 cars houses

2 townhouses

street

street

parking

we explored many potential site strategies our proposal (at top left) minimizes visibility of parking along Dorr St

N


parking plan

trees / grasses / bushes 6’ tall wood privacy fence parking stops

b

a

b

6’ tall mesh fence / plant trellis

DORR STREET

plant trellis

a

permeable surface

N

parking

our proposal maximizes green space and plantings in and around parking areas and provides fences and curbs around all driving areas to minimize impact on neighbors


plant trellis on building facade climbing plants permeable surface grass / moss

6’ tall metal mesh fence / plant trellis planter

section a

trees / grasses / bushes 6’ tall wood privacy fence parking stop permeable surface

section b

parking

our proposal incorporates permeable pavers, plant trellises and trees, bushes and grasses in and around parking areas


01 driveable grass

02 turfstone

03 permeable pavers

parking there are many options for a permeable surface for the driving and parking areas in our proposal


proposed density

8

spaces for the fort hill houses

4

spaces for car sharing service or purchase/lease by neighbors


townhouse kittr edge town square hous es

townhouse type 01 kittredge square front elevation

house type

townhouse analysis showing Kittredge Square townhouse elevation and photograph


levels kittr edge town square hous es

fort h hous ill es

top

mid base kittredge square townhouses

fort hill houses

house type

townhouse analysis comparing lower, middle and top levels at Kittredge townhouses (at left) and Fort Hill Houses proposal (at right)


bay repetition kittr edge town square hous es

a

fort h hous ill es

b

a

kittredge square townhouses

b

a

a

b

fort hill houses

a

b

a

b

a

house type

townhouse analysis comparing bay repetition at Kittredge townhouses (at left) and Fort Hill Houses proposal (at right)

b


roof line kittr edge town square hous es

kittredge square townhouses

fort h hous ill es

fort hill houses

house type

townhouse analysis comparing roof lines at Kittredge townhouses (at left) and Fort Hill Houses proposal (at right)

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