187 Washington Road: This commercial building has been home to many favorite businesses in the neighborhood.


187 Washington Road                   CLICK HERE for Assessor's Database Info


0.9 acres


Neighborhood Business (NB)

This one-story commercial building has been home to many different small businesses over the years, but has struggled to maintain tenants. The owner is interested in adding a second story to the building and converting it from commercial to residential use.  However, the NB zoning does not allow ground floor residential.


What could happen here?:


What are the trade offs that would come with allowing some ground floor residential?


If the community would like to see more neighborhood-serving retail in the area, where else would it go if not here?


Could a compromise maintain some ground floor retail with residential above?