In what was St. Charles’ parking lot

The architectural design is pretty basic, but it blends well.

When St. Charles Roman Catholic Church on Central Avenue was razed and replaced by the new Bradley Commons, I wondered what would happen to the part of its trashy parking lot fronting Park Street. It was a vacuous hole, especially for pedestrians. No longer. Here’s what the Community Action Partners have put up in its place, with a large open garage at its back.

Building out at sidewalk fits the traditional siting of much of the neighborhood while buffering the remaining parking lot.

 

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