Controversial Jamaica Plain condos finally hit the market

Luxury Jamaica Plain
The Olmsted Apartments in Jamaica Plain have an outdoor pool.
The Olmsted Apartments in Jamaica Plain have an outdoor pool. ADD Inc, now with Stantec

The apartments that are now for lease at Olmsted Place in Jamaica Plain have been in the works for almost three years.

Boston Residential Group, the developer, got a permit to build but then faced a yearlong lawsuit that ended in late 2013.

A small group of Jamaica Plain residents opposed the luxury apartment building because Boston Residential Group planned to demolish the Home for Little Wanderers, a place that offers services to children ranging from adoption to special education to foster care.

Boston Residential Group started building the project in January 2014 and now the apartments are up for lease and expected to be move-in ready by fall 2015.

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“Our inspiration for this building comes from Frederick Olmsted himself,’’ Curtis Kemeny, CEO of Boston Residential Group said in a statement. “We are steps from Jamaica Pond, and wanted Olmsted Place to feel like an extension of the Emerald Necklace. The natural materials and large windows provide a direct connection to the park outside. Olmsted Place gives residents a sense of serenity in the middle of Boston’s most eclectic and dynamic neighborhood.’’

The apartments range from studios at 530 square feet to three-bedrooms at 1,300 square feet.

The building has an outdoor pool, coffee lounge, fitness center, private dining room, and full-service concierge.