QUINCY — Metropolis councilors explained they are cautiously optimistic about a pair of blended-use developments proposed for downtown Quincy that one particular official explained would set “eye-catching buildings at a substantial visibility point in the metropolis.” 

Associates of the city and private developer LBC Boston talked about a plan Monday night time that would give LBC the proper to establish on two items of land on possibly side of the new public parking garage in downtown Quincy — parcels acknowledged as R2 and R3. The R2 parcel is at the intersection of Dennis Ryan Parkway and Revere Highway, and R3 is in close proximity to the intersection of Revere Road and Mechanic Street.

According to a land disposition settlement proposed by the mayor, LBC would shell out the city $3.5 million for the R2 parcel and $1.3 million for R3. The jobs are predicted to include things like specified “general public enhancements” paid for by the town, these as the ongoing Cliveden Street Extension job and new sidewalks and street enhancements.