Back in October, 1801 Christian St., a vacant shell, was used as one of the bases of operation for the successful BetterBlocks Philly program. At the time, developer Roman Mosheyev proposed the demolition of the building, and its replacement with a single family home. This was after an initial proposal for a two family home a few months prior that had been shot down by the community.
Here’s a visual timeline for this property, with some obvious breaks.
Mid-demo. You can see a Better Blocks mural being revealed on the second floor
While it was being framed out, you could still see the mural through the window openings
After a little more than a month on the market, this property went under contract…