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    South Portland planners OK $13 million Avesta Housing project

    Architect Jesse Thompson of Kaplan Thompson Architects addresses the South Portland Planning Board Tuesday. SOUTH PORTLAND — A $13 million, 64-unit mixed-income housing project approved for Westbrook Street could be on track to have tenants move in by September 2019. The Planning Board Tuesday night unanimously approved the final plan application from Avesta Housing for the five-story, mixed-use project at 586-600 Westbrook St. A rendering depicts the 64-unit West End Apartments proposed for 586 Westbrook St. in South Portland with commercial space on the ground floor. Rendering courtesy of Kaplan Thompson Architects Design plans include four floors of rental housing, ranging from studios to three- bedroom apartments, above a 4,000-square-foot…