A long-vacant South End building is getting a makeover to house veterans

By MARIE SZANISZLO | marie.szaniszlo@bostonherald.com | Boston Herald

A long-vacant South End building where a body was once found is getting a complete makeover and will be turned into five permanently affordable apartments for veterans.

The developer, Mathieu Zahler, owner of MPZ Development LLC, bid on 34 E. Springfield St. in February 2020, and the previous owner, the Boston Housing Authority, sold it to him later that year.

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BOSTON, MA – August 6: Developer Mathieu Zahler, who is rehabbing the building at 34 East Springfield St for homeless Vet housing on August 6, 2022
BOSTON, MA. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)