Last year, around this time, we told you about Patriot House, a housing project for disabled veterans at 1221-25 S. 15th St., built by CATCH (Citizens Acting Together Can Help Inc). The development, which consists of thirteen one-bedroom units and two efficiencies, was dedicated a month ago, and provides “chronically homeless veterans with permanent rental housing and supportive services… to guide residents towards self-sufficiency.”
CATCH rehabbed 3 three-story buildings on 15th St. which were previously in decent shape on the outside, but clearly needed a little TLC.
A year ago
Another developer in this situation might have stuccoed the facades and called it a day. CATCH, on the other hand, restored the brownstone stoops at 1221 and 1225, and preserved the detailed lintels at 1221 as well. In addition, all three…