Four contenders for site of old police station across from the Dudley Station

Four different proposals would turn the old police station site across from Dudley Station in Roxbury into an amalgam of residential and commercial space, with the housing components aimed at a variety of incomes.

One from developer Urbanica would create a 261-unit mix of apartments and condos aimed at educators and other city employees. The so-called Teachers Place (rendered above) would also include 15,000 square feet of commercial space and stalls for local businesses and food startups.

Another proposal, from Trinity Financial, would include a major arts and cultural center, per the Globe’s Meghan E. Irons. One from Nuestra Comunidad and Dakota Plaza would feature an acre of parks, landscape, and programmed community space, including a “living lab stormwater garden.”

And Cruz Development would feature what’s called workforce housing, with rents as low as $658 a month and condos as inexpensive as $251,000 for qualified tenants and buyers.

A commission that recommends developers to fill Roxbury’s myriad vacant parcels is expected to recommend one to the city this summer. Stay tuned.

Boston Curbed https://boston.curbed.com/boston-development/2019/4/18/18484618/dudley-square-development-police-station