NEW 4-STORY MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING PROJECT PROPOSED IN LA MESA: COMMUNITY MEETING DEC. 17

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By Miriam Raftery

December 13, 2018 (La Mesa) – Developers of Jefferson La Mesa, a proposed multi-family apartment project proposed at 4949-4999 Baltimore Drive, invite the community to a meeting to hear about project plans.  The meeting will be held on Monday, December 17 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the La Mesa Police Department (8085 University Ave.).

The proposed four-story project would include 230 residential rental units, including some designated as affordable housing on-site. Though designated officially as mixed use, only four of the units are designated as work/live apartments.  The developer is listed as South Baltimore LLC/The Forties Challenge.

Jefferson La Mesa is proposed on the same site as the previously withdrawn Park Station, a proposed 18-story high-rise mixed use project that generated massive community opposition and would have required a waiver of the area’s four-story height waiver due to proximity to La Mesa’s historic downtown district.

The project is ultimately subject to discretionary review by the city.  http://www.cityoflamesa.us/DocumentCenter/View/11625/Active-Development-Projects-12062018