A good bit more development is in on the way in Northern Liberties, including the transformation of the historically designated building that currently houses Color Reflections into ten residential units, with a ground-floor commercial space. The address of the building, in case you’re unfamiliar, is 542-44 N. 4th St.
Though attorney David Orphanides has been asked to reappear before the Northern Liberties Neighborhood Association (NLNA) Zoning Committee, committee chair Larry Freedman gave us the indication that the project will likely be approved. Before that, the number of legal parking spaces, which are situated behind the building on a strip of land on Lawrence Street, needs to be clarified.
“If we’re gonna support residential it’s gotta be 1-to-1 parking,” said Freedman. “I don’t think any of the neighbors have a problem with residential units.”
According to developer Gary Jonas, of