In Point Breeze, large parcels are hard to come by these days. So when one becomes available it’s worth noting, even if the asking price makes redevelopment very challenging. Take 1153-61 S. 15th St., currently an auto body repair shop, for example:
And the lot next door
A month and a half ago, this property came on the market at an asking price of $900K. The property measures about 83′x100′, but what can you built on this footprint? Assuming that the sale price is fairly close to the current asking price, maintaining the property as an auto shop is clearly out of the question. Demolishing the existing building and constructing five homes fronting 15th Street would result in a loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Adding an additional story onto the property and creating…
As you’re probably aware, we scour the zoning applications every week to find new and exciting development news to pass along to you good people. We see all kinds of requests for variances, but rarely do we see an application like that for 1103 S. 31st St., a request to create an Adult Cabaret in an existing Auto Body & Fender Shop. Our first task in finding out more about this application was to actually locate this address. If you have a poor sense of direction like we do, you’ll agree that the diagonal-then-horizontal nature of Grays Ferry Ave. sometimes makes it a little tough to find what you’re looking for in that neck of the woods. And that is why God made maps.
The address is question in on the eastern side of 31st St., just north of Grays…