A couple of weeks ago, a developer went before the ZBA with plans for three new construction homes at 1417-21 Fitzwater St., in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood. After an initial proposal to SOSNA to have the homes set back from the street to accomodate two parking spaces, the revised plan called for three story homes with garages and roof decks. While near neighbors seemed underwhelmed by the proposal at the SOSNA meetings, the project is great news for a block that could use a little more shine.
Current parking lot, future homes
A few homes on this block have been redone in the past year or so, but a few others are in poor condition.
A couple of new facades, and one currently under construction
The other prominent features of the block leave a…