ACTON — On Friday, March 25th, Dellbrook|JKS broke ground at Tavernier Place alongside Maugel Architects and OPM, Joncas Associates, celebrating the construction of a three-story, wood-framed, affordable housing project for seniors.
This new apartment complex for people over age 62, is named after Nancy Tavernier, former chairman of the Acton Community Housing Corporation (ACHC). At the groundbreaking, Nancy recalled the moment she was notified of the building’s name stating “I was floored”.
Formerly the Residences at Kelly’s Corner, full demolition will make way for the new 11,600 structure. The site work on this 38,330 SF space will include the removal of contaminated soil, processing of boulders, installing new utilities and drainage retention basins, along with final landscaping.
Tavernier Place will house 31 single bedroom units, with tenant storage, trash recycling, a laundry facility, a fitness center, and community services area. Finishes on the interior of this residential complex will consist of luxury vinyl tile, carpet, walk-off mats, and ceramic tile. Exterior finishes include an EDPM flat roof with asphalt shingle canopies, James Hardie plank lap siding and trim, awning windows, as well as storefront type entrance doors.
“This is an excellent opportunity to combat the housing crisis seniors in Acton are currently facing. The community we are building is not just affordable, but also well-planned and walkable, which will allow residents a positive living experience at Tavernier Place” explained Dellbrook|JKS Project Executive, Greg Inman.
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