A few days ago, we told you about a lovely garden on the 1700 block of Kater Street that almost forgives the monstrously ugly parking garage that sits in front of it. In response to that post, a reader shot us an email with some info about possible improvements on the horizon for said garage. Well, at least at for the corner of 17th & South.
Garden and garage
View on South Street
It’s easy to miss, but the southwest corner of 17th & South contains a pretty sizable retail space which has been vacant for several years. We’re pretty sure it once held offices for Graduate Hospital, and we always thought it would be a dynamite spot for a bar. Instead, it seems that Puentes de Salud has its eye on this…
In 2010, Laurissa Kuehn and Carlos Cardenas purchased 2231 Montrose St., a two-story home on an adorable Graduate Hospital block. A few years later, the couple find themselves outgrowing this two-bedroom, one-bathroom home and facing a choice between expanding the home they’ve come to love or moving out, perhaps out of the city entirely. Earlier this week, representatives from Johnson Stromberg Architecture presented a plan to the SOSNA Zoning Committee to add a third story addition to the home, which would keep Laurissa and Carlos in the neighborhood for years to come.
The home with the black cornice
While this project may seem like an innocuous effort to provide a little more living space for a family, the new zoning code that was passed last summer creates a somewhat complex issue out of it. As we’ve…