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Four new buildings with housing, a small hotel, restaurant and boathouse would be constructed on a waterfront section of Dorchester’s Port Norfolk peninsula under revised project plans submitted for Boston Planning & Development Agency review.South Boston-based City Point Capital wants to demolish the MarineMax Russo Boston buildings on Ericsson Street to build 150 condos, a 25-room hotel, a 4,000-square-foot restaurant, 185 parking spaces and a boat storage facility for 75 vessels.The Port Norfolk neighborhood is a 114-acre peninsula across the Neponset River from Quincy. City Point’s Neponset Wharf development would sit on a 3.6-acre site on the northern edge of the peninsula, along the river and Pine Neck Creek.City Point plans renovations of the existing 75-slip marina with reconfigured docks and piers, and a Shore Shack refreshment stand with public restrooms. Its plans also call for two acres of landscaped outdoor space, with a dog park, tidal garden, game court, public fishing pier, Harborwalk, kayak launch with storage and a marina support building selling items including bait, tackle, ice and fuel.“The new residential units, retail and hotel uses complement the water-dependent facilities by adding vitality and activity to this prominent location where the Neponset River meets Boston Harbor,” City Point’s project and environmental notification forms state.“The project will support a decade-long effort to revitalize and enhance the waterfront along Dorchester’s southern and eastern waterways, and rehabilitate the shoreline conditions.”The developer also is considering building a new pedestrian bridge across Pine Neck Creek to connect the project site and Tenean Beach.

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