Cries Of Bait-&-Switch Over Latest Soko Lofts Design

 

Rendering of Soko Lofts

Rendering of Soko Lofts

  • Last week, the North of Washington Avenue Coalition appealed the Zoning Board of Adjustment’s June approval of a variance for the large vacant parcel— anachronistically zoned for industry—at 24th & Washington for a 113-unit mixed-use apartment complex. Realizing that the neighbor’s case might be strong enough to scuttle the project (a variance for 35 units at 16th & Washington was overturned earlier this year), Naked Philly once again calls for the corridor’s remapping to allow residential and commercial uses by-right.
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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